R&D Engineer 2

Date:  Nov 25, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  48131

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


Job Responsibilities

  • Apply measurement science, mathematics, and physics to develop, document and maintain calibration systems, procedures, methods and applications for electrical inspection, measurement, and test equipment (IM&TE) based on analysis of measurement problems, and accuracy and precision requirements.
  • Use statistics to analyze measurement standards and processes.
  • Maintain calibration laboratory and/or departmental accreditation, and quality system.
  • Collaborate with National Metrology Institutes to develop and validate unique/new measurement application and methodologies.
  • Develop mechanical measurement methods and techniques for new products using state-of-the-art contact and non-contact measuring equipment and related software.
  • Setup, monitor, calibrate, and train other engineers and technicians on the operation of measurement equipment.
  • Evaluate new tools and/or software.
  • Troubleshoot causes of process failures and out of control/spec conditions.
  • Work closely with personnel responsible for other processes and organizations.
  • Provide metrology support: includes new equipment setup / qualification / release for use / training / development of procedures and measurement correlation activities for multiple locations.

Job Qualifications




  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Strong technical writing capability and solid communication skills.
  • Excellent teamwork skills, commitment to task, creativity in problem solving.
  • Work collaboratively to solve difficult technical problems.
  • Familiarity with Windows OS, PC architecture.
  • In depth knowledge of mechanical and dimensional measurements.
  • Be familiar with the ISO 17025 and/or Z-540-1 standards and the process of accreditation.
  • Have knowledge and interest in the field of metrology and associated activities such as Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Statistics and precision physical dimensional measurements.

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 : 48131 


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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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