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Senior Lead Software Engineer and Architect (C++)

Date:  Apr 29, 2021
Country:  Spain
State / Province:  Catalonia
City:  Barcelona
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  40696

Job Description

Keysight Technologies has been unlocking electronic measurement insights for 75 years. We are the world's leading electronic measurement company, transforming today's measurement experience through innovation in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Our 9,500 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries, delivering solutions in wireless communications, aerospace, defense, quantum and semiconductor markets with world-class solutions.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Lead and Architect for the PathWave Test Sync Executive team. PathWave Test Sync Executive is one of the new SW technologies that Keysight is bringing to the market to drive Keysight SW-centric solution-oriented vision. This technology is a core element of an important cross-organizational program chartered to develop superior synchronization, real-time capabilities and interoperability across Keysight products to enable businesses such as Quantum, high-complexity electronic warfare and ORAN, among others.

HVI is the underlying technology implemented by PathWave Test Sync Executive, this technology consists of an FPGA IP and a Core SW library that is integrated into Keysight products. PathWave Test Sync Executive is the commercial SW product targeted to end-customer and application developers that offers a unified easy-to-use API to build complex solutions and manage large systems composed of different instruments. The previous generation of the HVI technology is already in the market and has proven to be a highly differentiating factor in some fields

You will be part of a young and dynamic R&D team located in Barcelona (Spain) and work closely with R&D teams in the USA and other countries around the world. We are looking for a talented and motivated experienced software engineer to lead the SW development and create value for Keysight through technology innovations for a fast-growing modular instrumentation market.

As the SW lead and architect, you will:
•    work closely with the Product Owner to drive the product vision and realize it into a solid architecture.
•    work with other architects from several collaborating projects and products to align on architecture and define products interactions and integration.
•    lead and mentor a young R&D team on the daily development work, planning and problem resolution.
•    develop new software features to extend the existing software capabilities to cover the needs of the next generation products, key markets and applications.

Job Qualifications

•    BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering with a strong focus on SW.
•    15+ years of experience in SW development and 5+ years as a SW architect.
•    Strong SW architecture knowledge and experience on full stack development.
•    Strong programing knowledge and experience with Modern C++, C# and Python.
•    Knowledge of API and GUI development and testing to deliver best user experience.
•    Solid experience in cross platform development, specially windows and Linux.
•    Experience with continuous integrating technologies and practices.
•    Experience with Cmake, Conan, Git, VS and other SW development tools.
•    Experience working with Agile Scrum methodology, including backlog refinement, and mentoring a self-organized scrum team.
•    Ability to multi-task and solve complex problems across different areas and interacting with multiple projects.
•    Self-motivated with strong communication skills and pronounced customer focus.
•    Ability to work on a fast-changing environment with challenging objectives.
•    Strong team player with good mentoring skills to help the technical development and growth of the team.
•    Knowledge of FPGA technologies and complex T&M system is a plus.

•    Full-time, permanent


Contact: nestor.oliverio@keysight.com

Job Function

R&D Engineer, Software



KTO - Keysight Labs

Employment Program:


Duration (temp position only):

Not Applicable

Relocation Benefits:



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Staffing Recruiter:

Carlota Ferre




Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


EMEA : Spain : Catalonia : Barcelona



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