Date:  Sep 15, 2021
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  39403


Keysight is the world's leading electronic measurement company, helping scientists and engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Our employees leverage their insight and passion to deliver measurement solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense, and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science.

This job will be part of the Worldwide Sales / Field Operations Group, which is responsible for building and maintaining customer relationships to sustain Keysight's leadership in the market.  Engineers and scientists in more than 14,000 companies use Keysight offerings to research, design, develop, manufacture, install, and maintain electronic components, devices, subsystems and systems. And all of them interface with Keysight's global network of direct sales, support, and indirect channel partners.

Job Description

Keysight Technologies has been unlocking electronic measurement insights for 75 years. No other company offers our depth and breadth of measurement tools and expertise. Our singular focus helps scientists and engineers address their toughest challenges with precision and confidence. With our help, they are better able to deliver the breakthroughs that make a measurable difference in the world.

The Precision Meso-scale Technology Center (PMTC) located on Keysight’s campus in Santa Rosa, CA exists to provide mechanical solutions that enable the capabilities of Keysight’s industry leading electronic measurement equipment. As a machinist you will develop and sustain machining processes utilizing cutting edge machine tools such as Swiss Style Lathes, 3 to 5 axis milling centers and multi-axis mill turn machines. Working closely with R&D on microwave applications, you will influence designs for mechanical components and assemblies, ensure design for manufacturability, facilitate release and support production.

Job Qualifications

Keysight is looking for a highly motivated individual with advanced machining skills. This position will require a master level Machinist with a knack for precision and detail. Must be able to work with limited training and be a self-starter. Must have the willingness to learn, strong teamwork and collaboration skills, positive attitude, dedication and job flexibility are a must. In addition, you will interface with Engineering, Maintenance, and Management as well as production Schedulers. You will have the opportunity to operate a variety of precision machining equipment.

Experience with any/all the following is highly desired:

•            3 to 5 axis milling

•            Swiss Style Lathe

•            Mill/Turn Machine Center

•            Advanced Metrology

•            CNC Programming/CAM Programming Software

•            CAD/Solid Modeling

•            Tool Grinding

•            Interpreting specifications including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)



•            May require some specialized training/certification, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•            May still be in training through a qualified machining training program.

Job Function

This position will initially be required to work from our Santa Rosa PMTC location until approximately the end of 2021. In early 2022, this position will move to Colorado Springs, CO.


Keysight will provide “One Way Move” relocation to support the eventual move to Colorado Springs, CO.

Only applicants able to initially work in Santa Rosa and able to move to Colorado Springs, CO in early 2022 may apply.


This position does require up to 25% travel. The travel may be for training or other work related duties.









Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 



Colorado Pay Range: $62,070.00- $103,440.00

Based on experience, education and skills, most offers will be between the minimum and the midpoint of the Salary Range listed above.

Note: For other locations, pay ranges will vary by region


Keysight Results Bonus Program Eligible

US Employees may be eligible for the following benefits:


•  Medical, dental and vision
•  Health Savings Account
•  Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
•  Life, Accident, Disability insurance
•  Business Travel Accident and Business Travel Health
•  401(k) Plan
•  Flexible Time Off, Paid Holidays
•  Paid Family Leave
•  Discounts, Perks
•  Tuition Reimbursement
•  Adoption Assistance
•  ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)




Careers Privacy Statement 

***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

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:

Santa Rosa || Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa || Americas : United States : Colorado : Colorado Springs

Job ID : 39403 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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