Timing Architect

Date:  Nov 25, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Calabasas
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  48522

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, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.


Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are “Great Place to Work” Certified.  We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls. Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. 


At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/development. This is Keysight – People and Culture - YouTube

Job Description


The Keysight the Network Test group (NT) provides wireline testing and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises and governments, service providers and network equipment manufacturers (NEMs).



You will join a highly talented and motivated team of hardware and software engineers creating state-of-the-art wireline Ethernet test systems. Based on the very latest generation of FPGAs and multi-core CPUs. Test instruments must stay ahead of mainstream offerings to enable the testing of equipment and networks before deployment. Driven by the ever-increasing bandwidth demands from hyperscale data centers and carrier networks, test equipment must constantly support the highest speeds well before they are commercially available. You will have the opportunity to identify and evangelize new and emerging technologies as well as advancing the functionality of existing technologies while working with line speeds up to 1.6Tb Ethernet and beyond. The confluence of high-speed wireline and wireless networks with high precision timing is the area where your industry leading expertise will come to the fore. Identifying the necessary capabilities and supporting architecture for Keysight’s NT products.







  • Understanding business and technical needs, to design, develop, and implement new features and platforms supporting network timing protocols
  • Creating and developing innovative new products and features
  • Technical leadership of the timing aspects for multiple projects
  • Be the public “face” of Keysight in relevant industry bodies, standards organizations
  • Pro-active participation in project kick-off, reviews, status reports, and bringing issues forward with proposed solutions

Job Qualifications


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in EE or CE from an accredited university
  • 7+ years’ experience designing / developing equipment for the testing of, or implementation of, network timing protocols such as PTP, IEEE1588, Synchronous Ethernet
  • Understanding of the timing requirements for Radio Access Networks
  • Participation in, or desire to participate in, industry fora, standards bodies, consortia
  • Strong analytical skills. Must be able to read and interpret complex information.
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation communication skills.
  • Able to cultivate interpersonal relationships and cohesive team interactions and communications in geographically dispersed teams.
  • Assertive self-starter with excellent organizational skills. Exhibit a positive, can-do approach and inspire associates to excel and develop a team spirit
  • Strong understanding of data networks, networking protocols, switch/router operation, and protocol stack implementations is desirable

Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Americas : United States : California : Calabasas

Job ID : 48522 


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