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RF/uW Field Applications Engineer

Date:  Nov 9, 2019
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  San Diego
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  35488

Job Description

Keysight is the world's leading electronic measurement company, transforming today's measurement experience through innovations in wireless, modular, 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 12,600 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 an RF/uW Field Application 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 application 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. 

This position has responsibilities for:

  • 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 a 90% salary and 10% commission. It yields 100% target pay achievement at 100% of targeted sales with higher commission rates once the target is exceeded.

Job Qualifications

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

  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent education with emphasis in RF and microwave systems
  • Strong understanding of RF and microwave test and measurement applications.
  • 5+ years of experience in at least one related field
  • Passion for continuous learning
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with customers and internal teammates 
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Effective presentation and problem solving skills
  • This is a field job and candidate must be capable of transporting test equipment to/from customer sites.

Background in any of the following areas is highly desirable:

  • RF/uW/mmW systems and communications test including signal generation, analysis, and vector network analysis
  • Technologies in areas of communication standards such as 5GNR, 802.11, LTE, WCDMA, GSM
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as C#, Python, Matlab, Labview, C
  • RF semiconductor test

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
Job Function

Support / Service

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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:

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Job ID : 35488 


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