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R&D Intern - PhD Level

Date:  Nov 15, 2019
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Clara
Job Type:  Intern
Job ID:  34824

Job Description

In Keysight’s Semiconductor Infrastructure Solutions (SIS), you will join the development team for market-leading distance measurement systems based on laser interferometry.

Key areas of knowledge we seek include precision laser and optical systems. Experience in analyzing, designing, building, and validating precision laser and optical systems integrating lasers, optics, and measurement electronics will be key attributes of the successful candidate.

R&D postdoc at Keysight will:

  • Design precision laser and optical systems for test and characterization of Keysight laser interferometry products
  • Determine and develop approaches to assignments
  • Design and develop components, processes, and systems using broad engineering concepts and research techniques
  • Document research and design specifications
  • Solve high impact design and development problems of varying scope and complexity
  • Use product and customer applications knowledge to determine, define, develop and validate design concepts and method
Job Qualifications
  • Ph. D. in Physics, Optical Sciences/Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Strong hands-on experience with designing, building, and validating precision lasers and optical systems, preferably in the visible spectrum
  • Experience in laser/optical/electro-optical system analysis for systems integrating lasers, optics, and measurement electronics are preferred
  • Experience with optical design software, such as Zemax
  • Knowledge of geometrical optics and raytracing
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Collaboration in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to work independently
Job Function







Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:





Duration (Temp Positions Only):

6 - 12 months 


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Job ID : 34824 

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