Integrated Circuit/Device Test Development Engineer

Date:  Nov 10, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  48116

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

About the Team

Our team, part of Keysight Laboratories’ High Frequency Technology Center (HFTC), builds and supports hardware and software solutions that electrically test integrated circuits made in Keysight’s Santa Rosa wafer fabrication facility. HFTC’s ability to rapidly innovate and deliver the world’s best high frequency technology provides fundamental differentiation for electronic measurement products.

About the Job

This role will craft on-wafer microwave and millimeter wave measurements for Keysight’s own III-V integrated circuits, test development spans exploratory R&D design validation of cutting-edge MMICs and automated small volume test of integrated circuits designed and manufactured in-house.


  • Elicit test requirements from designers
  • Advise on and select test equipment and measurement algorithms
  • Design and develop RF and DC test plans
  • Test and validate circuits and test plans
  • Iteratively improve and optimize
  • Investigate and resolve issues

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent field with 1-2 years of relevant experience (job, internship, or equivalent) or an MS / PhD in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent field
  • Comprehensive understanding of microwave measurements
  • Experience using electrical test instrumentation
  • Ability and desire to work on rapidly paced projects with several design tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and communication skills


Location: This role requires an in-person, hands-on engineer who can physically work with the test systems in Santa Rosa, CA.




Desired Qualifications

3-5+ years related work experience
Experience with or interest in:
•    On-wafer electrical test and microwave calibration
•    Testing and troubleshooting RF, analog, and digital circuits
•    Analog circuit design and analysis 
•    Software development
•    Automating electrical test
•    Semiconductor device physics
•    Statistical analysis and process improvement
•    C#, .NET, and Visual Studio
•    Printed circuit board (PCB) layout
•    Mechanical design CAD


Based on EAR (Export Administration Regulations), compliance on Technology Transfer,  we are unable to sponsor for work Visa.



Other Information

•    Relocation is available for this position
•    Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position

Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:


Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 48116 


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