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R&D Engineer 3, Software

Country:  China
State / Province:  Sichuan
City:  Chengdu
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  38056

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

Work on a dynamic R&D team with focus on bringing new ideas and technologies to the modular instrumentation market, the successful candidate will work closely with R&D teams in the USA and other countries worldwide. He/she will work using the latest tools and methodologies for SW development. The major responsibilities will include:

  • Focused on development, debugging & support of software running in windows environment. As a member of the scrum team, will be expected to ensure the successful development of roadmap features, resolution of technical issues from initial analysis through to implementing fix in code.
  • Working to design and prototype innovative new features on existing HW platforms.
  • Interact with teams abroad and learn to the latest SW development tools and practices.
  • Developing new algorithms/methodologies to enable advanced RF & microwave measurement features.
  • Creating and managing work breakdown structure to ensure all software/firmware deliverables are aligned with project milestones and able to complete on time.
  • Working with other R&D and NPI functions to collaborate effectively in delivering complex features and solving complicated defects.
  • Contributing to software/firmware process improvements to ensure high level quality and time-to-market.
  • Willing to learn and share technical knowledge via technical submission and presentation, strong desire to pursue the career path in software/firmware development.
Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor/Master/PhD Degree in Communication Engineer, or Measurement & Control Technology and Instrumentation, Computer Science or related degree with good knowledge in electrical/electronic hardware system.
  • Must have 5+ years of solid experience in software engineering.
  • Must be a proficient programmer with experience in architecting and implementing high quality, complicated software (C/C++ is required, C# is desirable).
  • Familiarity with Agile software development.
  • Demonstrated leadership in delivering complex software/firmware assignments using in-depth technical knowledge and experience to influence results. Able to support multiple parallel tasks.
  • Good English knowledge, both speech and writing because the candidate will engage with global counterparts very frequently.
  • Good team-work spirit.



  • Scrum agile software development process background.
  • RF/uW background, or with RF component, RF System design experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge in electrical and electronics engineering, i.e. local oscillator, controller, digital/analog converters, RF microware, digital signal processing, etc. is important.
  • Experience with equipment such as signal analyzer, signal generator, power meter/sensor, etc.
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