R&D Engineer 2, Hardware

Date:  Nov 9, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  48090

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

Job Description

Keysight is 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. 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.

This position is in Santa Rosa, California, just 1.5 hours north of San Francisco, California.  Santa Rosa is a small city surrounded by countryside, but still near the San Francisco metropolitan area.

In this position, your primary job responsibilities will include developing, designing, measuring, and troubleshooting RF, microwave, and millimeter wave electronics. You will design subassemblies for Keysight’s high frequency products. Your designs may include power and control circuits, amplifiers, mixers, filters, ALC loops, microwave components and millimeter wave components. You will assist in architecture decisions with senior engineers. You will work in cooperation with other functional areas such as marketing and manufacturing. You will use simulation, schematic capture, and layout tools. You will document your designs including the design goals, the core concepts of the design, the theory of operation, the details of the design, and troubleshooting techniques. You will facilitate the transition of the design to full production and delivery.

Job Qualifications

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and concepts when speaking and writing.
  • Desire to be part of a collaborative team.
  • Excellent communication skills to be able to work across teams and cultures.
  • Commitment to excellence and dedication to quality.

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Experience with circuit analysis and design, CAD schematic tools, circuit simulation tools, and design evaluation.
  • Knowledge of electronic communication systems, including architectural tradeoffs and partitioning impacts.
  • Experience with RF and microwave measurement systems.
  • Experience with high frequency simulation tools.
  • Experience with schematic capture and layout tools.

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 Rosa

Job ID : 48090 


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

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Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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