RF/Microwave Design Engineer (m/f/x) - Expert

Date:  Nov 24, 2021
Country:  Germany
State / Province:  Baden-Württemberg
City:  Boeblingen
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  41491

Job Description

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, 6G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries.
Learn more about what we do and how we do it, because "You are Explorers". 


As an RF/Microwave Design Engineer you will be part of Keysight Lab’s mm-Wave subsystems design group.  Our group designs leading mm-wave front-end products that address a variety of market applications (5G, 6G, Automotive Radar, Aero/Defense) partnering with our Centers of Excellence and Industry Solutions Groups.  This critical position has an opportunity to shape Keysight’s future product architectures and impact the World around us by creating and delivering new measurement capability.  You will apply your skills to all phases of the product development process including conceptual design, electromagnetic analysis, prototyping, and ensuring that your work meets Keysight's quality/regulatory requirements. This is your opportunity to join a team that is bringing to market some of the most advanced solutions in the world. While part of a team, you will also be working independently on your priorities and tasks. The scope and complexity of your tasks will be based on your existing knowledge and capabilities as well as how fast you can acquire new skills.


In this position you will:


  • Help lead the architecture and definition of new products and own all phases of the RF/Microwave design process from concept to production
  • Ensure that the product meets performance and manufacturability goals and reliability qualifications requirements
  • Design novel RF/Microwave signal conditioning components in several different cutting edge technology platforms
  • Develop electromagnetic models to fully characterize complex subsystems
  • Work within a multi-discipline project team to create new products and ensure new designs meet both internal and customer requirements.
  • Work with our internal and external manufacturing partners to prototype designs and bring them to manufacturing

What We Offer

We’re recognized as a Great Place to Work across the globe and Top Employer in Germany due to our robust culture and dynamic working environment. Our global team acts as “One Keysight,” using collaboration, inclusivity, and integrity to advance technology. We’re driven and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our strong culture extends far beyond our own walls. We leverage our corporate social responsibility framework to support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – guarantee customer success, the heart of our Keysight Leadership Model (KLM) and help connect and secure the world. 


This position will be based in Boeblingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, near Stuttgart, Germany’s sixth largest city. The Stuttgart region is an innovative and worldwide leading industrial location that offers a mixture of modern architecture on one side and grand castles, once the residence of counts, dukes and the kings of Wuerttemberg on the other. Stuttgart spreads across a variety of hills (some of them covered in vineyards), valleys and parks and is located along the Neckar river. It offers theaters playing opera, ballet and drama and over 40 museums and some 80 national and international festivals and highlights that add to the rich cultural scene of the Stuttgart region. People from more than 170 nations live together in Stuttgart and enjoy their everyday life. 


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and, after proven results, a growth path within the company. Apply today!

Job Qualifications

•    BS and MS or PhD Degrees in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with an emphasis in RF and Microwave Design.
•    Mastery of electrical engineering, electronics, and RF principles
•    Proficiency with microwave modeling tools (1D, 2.5D, and 3D simulators).  ADS and emPro preferred.
•    Ability to multi-task in a very fast paced and demanding product development environment and balance engineering decisions with schedule, material cost, and manufacturability.
•    Excellent communication skills to be able to work across multiple functions, cultures and time zones 
•    Ability to navigate ambiguity and a dynamic environment, anticipate issues and adjust accordingly 
•    Get creative and generate new ideas
•    Make timely, effective decisions consistent with business plans and departmental goals

Job Function




KTO - Keysight Labs

Employment Program:


Duration (temp position only):

Not Applicable

Relocation Benefits:



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:






Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations: Böblingen



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