Account Manager

Date:  Nov 1, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Clara
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  46384

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 is looking for junior sales professional with the initiative to identify and close sales opportunities within both a geographic territory and a set of established accounts, in the Santa Clara / Bay Area.  This position is focused on growing sales of Keysight’s electronic measurement products and taking share from competitors in the respective area of responsibility.  Being persuasive to create new opportunities and win business as well as developing strong customer relationships and ensuring customer satisfaction are key aspects to this position.  A key skill is the ability to lead internal teams to manage deals involving multiple industry experts, channel partners, and our Application Engineering organization.  This position is for a highly motivated sales professional with responsibilities for:

  • Exceeding sales metrics by increasing revenue spend from assigned accounts and the geographic territory for Keysight products.
  • Developing and maintaining assigned account / territory plans which outline how sales goals will be met on an ongoing basis.
  • Regularly identifying new opportunities within assigned accounts / geography and applying the appropriate action and resources to win the business.
  • Driving the sales process, managing opportunities and complex issues that require leadership and coordination with technical staff and other organizations.
  • Time and territory management process to execute many customer contacts (F2F, phone, web, etc.) on a weekly basis.
  • Developing and building long term relationships and loyalty with customers while ensuring high customer satisfaction.
  • Continuously learning new products, applications, and technologies.
  • This position is compensated by a 60% salary and 40% commission.  It yields 100% target pay achievement at 100% of targeted sales, with higher commission rates once the sales target is exceeded.

Job Qualifications


Requires at least 2-4 years of sales experience in the electronic hardware technology sector.

  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or equivalent education.
  • Strong understanding of electronic test and measurement applications.
  • Passion for continuous learning in electronics technology and professional selling.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with customers and internal team members.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills.
  • Sound business judgment with organization & negotiation 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".
  • Can identify economic drivers of the customer’s business and key individual value drivers.
  • Comfortable in challenging customers by offering the customer unique perspectives.
  • Sociable, people-oriented, outgoing, desires lots of quality customer interaction and wants to earn recognition.



Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:





Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Santa Clara, CA

Job ID : 46384 


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