Sales Engineer - Networking

Date:  Nov 4, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  Washington
City:  Seattle
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  47799

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


Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) is the world's leading electronic measurement company, transforming today's measurement experience through innovations in wireless, aerospace defense, and software solutions. With its Hewlett-Packard and Agilent legacy, Keysight delivers solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science. The company's 14,000 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Keysight's singular focus on measurement helps scientists, researchers and engineers address their toughest challenges with precision and confidence. With the help of our solutions and services, they are better able to accelerate and deliver breakthroughs that make a measurable difference.


Keysight is looking for Solutions Engineer that will work closely with our field sales team to understand customer measurement challenges, demonstrate Keysight solutions, and enable our customers to be successful. Our solutions engineering organization is the premier technical pre/post-sales support team in the electronics and communications industries. Being persuasive to create customer preference for Keysight products as well as developing strong customer relationships and ensuring customer satisfaction are key aspects to this position.


• Leading Keysight’s customer engagements from a technical perspective
• Owning the technical solution development, demonstration, proposal, and in some cases delivery
• Teaming with sales professionals, industry solution teams, and other disciplines to develop and win complex opportunities
• Creating demand for Keysight’s products and services through presentations, seminars, and demonstrations
• Developing and building long term relationships and loyalty with customers as a resident expert while ensuring high customer satisfaction

This position is compensated by an 80% salary and 20% commission. It yields 100% target pay achievement at 100% of targeted sales with higher commission rates once the target is exceeded.

Job Qualifications


Keysight not only prides itself on hiring engineers with strong technical backgrounds, but also with excellent communication skills. The ability to communicate your thoughts, ideas, and point of view is very important in this position and to the long-term development of your career. You must demonstrate the ability to work closely in teams and understand the dynamics of a team environment. We are looking for candidates that have demonstrated leadership skills and can be dynamic and persuasive in a professional setting.

This position requires the following skillsets and attributes, with an emphasis on technical expertise and communication skills:

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent work
•    Strong Linux fundamentals
•    Automation skills including scripting with Python, REST, Perl or equivalent
•    Knowledge of switching/routing concept and application protocols, including 
understanding of TCP/IP and Layer 2-7 concepts and protocols
•    Understanding of data communications concepts, including on-premise, Virtual, and Cloud.
•    Ability to develop strong relationships with customers and internal teammates
•    Strong written & verbal communication skills
•    Effective presentation and problem-solving skills

Additional characteristics of candidates we are seeking for this position include:

• Independent professional that works best under broad and general directions
• Highly competitive, assertive with a passion to "win" and "teach"
• Ability to create a vision and convey the message in a persuasive manner
• Comfortable in challenging customers by offering the customer unique perspectives
• Sociable, people oriented, outgoing, desires quality customer interactions, and wants to earn recognition

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations

Colorado, New Jersey, Austin or Seattle

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 : Washington : Seattle

Job ID : 47799 


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***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.


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