R&D Engineer, Intermdt, SW/FW - G10812

Date:  Nov 27, 2021
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Clara
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  42704

Job Description

About Keysight:
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.

About the Job:
In this position you’ll be developing state-of-the-art test solutions for investigating performance of the most advanced 5G communications systems as developed for governments around the world. Those solutions will be based on products and capabilities of many of Keysight’s development organizations and hence you’ll be exposed to many cutting edge R&D efforts. Integration of those efforts into complete comprehensive test systems will be your primary task, with controlling software to be a very important component of development. You will not only develop test solutions and associated software, but also deploy to customer sites, receive customer feedback and ensure best in class outcomes.  

About the Team:
You will be joining a team of application experts in 5G, RF and security test solutions, working in the Aerospace/Defense government industry.  We are a globally distributed team, where our 5G work is concentrated in Northern California.
⦁    Set up 5G test solutions in the lab and learns to use them proficiently
⦁    Design, develop, test and debug software programs and/or test scripts for test solutions
⦁    Build drivers and interfaces for interfacing test tools together
⦁    Turn customer test automation requirements into a reality, complete with easy-to-use graphical interfaces
⦁    Collaborate with application engineers and customers

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: 
⦁    New College Grad with MS Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with SW emphasis, or equivalent experience
⦁    Experience in C/C++/C#, Python, XML, Scripting
⦁    Proficient in building, testing, and debugging software
⦁    Strong analytical skills with the working knowledge of networking, servers, and CPUs
⦁    Desire to work with world-wide groups and across teams of engineers to achieve objectives
⦁    Good organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, results driven environment
⦁    Excellent written and verbal communications
⦁    Self-starting, requiring minimal supervision

Desired Qualifications:
⦁    Source code management, defect management and tracking, build management, and test and release management knowledge
⦁    Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Design and UML
⦁    Knowledge of 5G Knowledge of 5G PHY layer, upper layer protocols and 5G Core network
⦁    Knowledge of some of Keysight 5G solutions, such as spectrum analysis, signal generation, and 5G solutions
⦁    Knowledge of spectrum monitoring and signal interference
⦁    Knowledge of vector signal generators
⦁    Desire and ability to understand competitor products, architectures and solutions for handheld analyzers and signal monitoring equipment.

Other Information:
⦁    US Citizenship is required for this position, as many of our customer's requirements require US Citizenship

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 : California : Santa Clara

Job ID : 42704 



To comply with President Biden’s executive order and to protect the health and safety of our workforce, Keysight is requiring all U.S. employees and anyone entering the company’s U.S. facilities to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Keysight is a federal contractor and will adhere to all requirements of the executive order that apply to federal contractors. Click here for more information.


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