Microwave/mm-Wave R&D Design Engineer

Date:  Jan 28, 2023
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  48506

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, simulation, prototyping, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~15,000 employees create world-class solutions in communications, 5G, automotive, energy, 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, Equity & 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


Working at Keysight headquarters in Santa Rosa, California, you’ll be part of a team that designs and develops new electronic products. To create a complete solution for our customers, our project teams typically include engineers from diverse areas of expertise: electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, software engineers, process engineers, manufacturing engineers, and marketing engineers.


Your primary job responsibilities will include developing and designing high frequency circuits at microwave and millimeter wave frequencies. You will assist in instrument architecture decisions with senior engineers, select vendors and components, and troubleshoot and fix problems. Accomplishing your design goals will require the use of simulation, schematic capture, and layout tools. Our projects depend upon strong teamwork and collaboration. 

Job Qualifications



Experience and Skills:


  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with an emphasis in high frequency design.
  • Experience in RF/Microwave design and simulation.
  • Experience in schematic and layout tools.
  • Strong skills in written and oral communication
  • Measurement experience in one or more of the following areas: signal analyzers, signal generators, phase noise measurements, and vector network analysis.
  • Knowledge of communication system fundamentals.
  • Commitment to quality.
  • Teamwork, enthusiasm, and self-motivation.

Additional Desired Skills:


  • Proficiency with microwave modeling tools (1D, 2.5D, and 3D simulators)
  • Proficiency in block diagrams of communication systems

Job Function




Communications Solutions Group - High Frequency Measurements COE

Employment Program:


Duration (temp position only):

Not Applicable

Relocation Benefits:



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Staffing Recruiter:


Hiring Manager:



Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

California Pay Range: $126,930 - $211,550

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


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***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.

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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