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R&D Engineer 1, Software

Date:  Oct 22, 2019
Country:  China
State / Province:  Sichuan
City:  Chengdu
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  33870

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

Designs Keysight products and specifies the components that make up the products. Designs and develops products, components, processes, and systems using broad engineering concepts and research techniques. Documents research and design specifications. Solves complex and high impact design and development problems including customer application issue of varying scope and complexity. Uses product and customer applications knowledge to determine, define, develop and validate design concepts and methods. May facilitate transition of product design and enhancements to full production/delivery. May lead product definition/system design for complex features or coordinate a small group in feature development and integration. Software: Designs, develops, tests and debugs software programs, products and tools required for the operation and control of programmable products and systems, and programs for dedicated Keysight products and services through the entire product life cycle from customer requirement definition to product shipment and post-sales support. Firmware/embedded software engineers design, develop, test and debug embedded application software and/or firmware that will drive controls and control systems for company products, typically involving analog and digital hardware and software operating systems. May develop algorithms to align and calibrate equipment. May design and execute test plans to ensure new firmware meets specifications, functionalities and performance requirements. Monitors industry trends for technological evolutions and leverages appropriate technology.

  • Works on research and development assignments with clearly defined objectives
  • Solves problems of limited scope and complexity

Job Qualifications

Master Degree or University Degree or equivalent. No prior experience required; may have up to 2 years’ relevant experience.

In this position you will be part of a team focused on creating software environments for Analyzers, Signal Generators, modular transceiver,etc.Software engineering opportunities span low level control and high level application development for control and measurement, and visualization to run on Windows-based instruments or external PC's. Engineers often have the opportunity to work with worldwide team during their careers. Programming is primarily in C++/C# although other languages and scripting environments will occasionally be used.
• Experience in C/C++/C#;
• Proficient in building, testing, and debugging software;
• Knowledge of Object Oriented Design and UML
• Good understanding of Windows OS (Win7/10);
• Good organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, results driven environment;
• Good Teamwork;
• Excellent English written and verbal communications skills

Job Function




Communications Solutions Group - High Frequency Measurements COE

Employment Program:


Duration (temp position only):

Not Applicable

Relocation Benefits:





Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Staffing Recruiter:

Lin Guo

Hiring Manager:

Li-Gang Zheng


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


APAC : China : Sichuan : Chengdu


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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

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