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Application Engineer

Date:  Mar 13, 2021
Country:  United States
State / Province:  Colorado
City:  Colorado Springs
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  39576

Company 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, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries.


We’re recognized as a Great Place to Work across the globe 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 – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.

Job Description

Component Test - Inside Application Engineer
Put your experience in Electrical Engineering to work as an Inside Application Engineer in the dynamic and challenging environment of Keysight's Technical Contact Center located in beautiful Colorado. We are located in our new state of the art facility in the Colorado Springs area.  


  • Application Engineers deliver technical instrument and measurement automation expertise for a solution implementation to our customers based on Keysight products and services.
  • They're focused on various phases of the sales process including requirements analysis, feature-by-feature demonstrations, benchmarks, competitive positioning, and implementation/execution,  partnering with project and engineering services.
  • They understand customers' pre and post sales problems, recommend solutions to meet their needs, and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • The engineer facilitates integrating Keysight products and services (at the system/solutions level) into the customer's environment and ensures the product functions per specifications.
  • They may be product or technology focused and may deliver customer training classes and consulting related to the application, as well as assist in pre-sales activities to help grow Keysight's business.
  • They work on system/application engineering assignments with clearly defined objectives and solve problems of limited scope and complexity.

Job Qualifications

  • Successful candidates will possess a formal engineering degree (BSEE, MSEE or PHD)
  • Typically, 4-5+ years of experience in Test or Application Engineering: RF and microwave expertise with vector/performance network analyzers (VNA/PNA) in both hardware and software applications with experience to help customers to test and validate their design solutions.
  • RF & microwave background as related to component and system test of passive and active devices to include linear and non-linear performance of non-frequency translating and frequency translating devices
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of microwaves, microwave devices, systems and measurements as well as microwave test accessories.
  • Hands-on with some or all of the following solutions: RF and microwave vector/performance network analyzers, ICR (Inductance Capacitance Resistance) and swept impedance analyzers, noise figure analyzers, phase noise measurements, spectrum analyzers and signal generators, RF power meters, materials testing and characterization a plus.
  • Programming skills that must include one or more of the following languages: Python, .NET, LabView, Keysight VEE, C#, C++, VB, Excel, Automated Test Systems (ATE) etc.
  • Experience with FPGA Xilinx programming a plus
  • Utilization of basic bench top instruments such as: function generators, power supplies, voltmeters, etc.
  • Clear written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to explain sophisticated and complex subjects.
    • Must have excellent documentation practices.
    • Adherence to internal process
  • Creation and publication of internal and external customer facing knowledge base articles
  • Demonstrated pre-sales and post-sales customer service skill


Travel: limited; mostly phone and online customer engineering support

Job Function







Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 



Colorado pay range: $65,111.00-108,520

Based on experience, education and skills, most offers will be between the minimum and the midpoint of the Salary Range listed above.

Note: For other locations, pay ranges will vary by region

US Employees may be eligible for the following benefits:


•  Medical, dental and vision
•  Health Savings Account
•  Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
•  Life, Accident, Disability insurance
•  Business Travel Accident and Business Travel Health
•  401(k) Plan
•  Flexible Time Off, Paid Holidays
•  Paid Family Leave
•  Discounts, Perks
•  Tuition Reimbursement
•  Adoption Assistance
•  ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)




Careers Privacy Statement 

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

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : Colorado : Colorado Springs

Job ID : 39576 

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs

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