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R&D SW Engineer- Quantum Engineering Solutions

Country:  United States
State / Province:  Massachusetts
City:  Cambridge
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  37321

Keysight is the world's leading electronic measurement company, helping scientists and engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Our employees leverage their insight and passion to deliver measurement solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense, and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science.

This job will be part of the Communications Solutions Group, which is responsible for Keysight's portfolio in the Wireless Data Ecosystem, including wireless devices, operators, internet infrastructure, and Aerospace & Defense. Our software-centric solutions accelerate our customers' time to market and reduce their costs - giving them a competitive advantage in today's and tomorrow's technology waves.

Job Description

Sw Engineer- Quantum Engineering Solutions



This position is targeted for a new software engineering graduate that will join a software R&D team inside Keysight’s Quantum Engineering Solutions (QES) organization, which is responsible for producing world-leading solutions for the challenging and exciting market of quantum technologies, including quantum computing, quantum communications and quantum sensing.


Being part of the Quantum Engineering Solutions group, you will have the opportunity to learn exciting concepts of quantum computing, collaborating with physicists and being part of this next technological breakthrough. You will work in an AGILE team to develop new solutions in collaboration with Keysight teams around the globe; turning ideas into robust software. You will deploy modern software practices such as design reviews, code review, unit testing and usability testing.


This position is based out of our new R&D office in Kendall square in Cambridge, MA. 

Job Qualifications

This is an entry level, campus hire. Candidates must have recently received their degree/or will graduate within 2019-2020 timeframe.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent field. Master’s degree is strongly preferred
  • New/future graduate with strong experience in software development through internships and/or significant projects 
  • Proficiency in Python is required
  • Proficiency in one of the additional languages is required: C++, C#, Java, Javascript,
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced software coding skills, with evidences of sophisticated results
  • Well-versed in API design, system level performance optimization, modern GUI design and implementation, and unit testing
  • Experience with instrumentation protocols and automation techniques
  • Experience with Agile scrum methodologies
  • Familiarity with Atlassian Toolset is desired
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment and to develop teamwork among individuals and over geographically disperse teams
  • Candidate must live in Cambridge/greater Boston area or willing to relocate there

Join some of the brightest minds in the measurement world. Learn more at www.jobs.keysight.com.

Job Function







Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


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Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : Massachusetts : Cambridge

Job ID : 37321 

Nearest Major Market: Cambridge
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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