R&D Integrated Circuit Engineer

Date:  Nov 11, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  48187

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 Technologies, the world's premier measurement company, has an opening for an R&D Process Integration and Development Engineer. This position is within the High Frequency Technology Center at our headquarters in Santa Rosa, California. Live in beautiful Sonoma County amongst vineyards, redwood forests, rivers, lakes and coastline while working on state-of-the-art ICs and devices.

HFTC is part of Keysight Labs, the core R&D organization that enables Keysight’s Centers of Excellence, Industry Solutions Teams and Technology Manufacturing Centers to provide RF, microwave, mmWave, 5G and 6G Test and Measurement solutions to customers in the communications, aerospace & defense, automotive & energy, general electronics, manufacturing, and semiconductor industries. 
The focus of the Integration Engineer position is the development and sustaining of cutting-edge micro- and nano-fabrication technologies for high-performance microwave and millimeter-wave applications.  These technologies include InP and GaAs-based HBT, HEMT, and other electronic components which determine the key competitive specifications enabling industry-leading RF, microwave and high-bit rate instruments.

Project objectives will encompass performance, reliability and manufacturing goals. The Integration Engineer will also be responsible for assuring successful transfer and maintenance of new technologies in manufacturing.  The work contributes meaningfully to the manufacture of the compound semiconductor IC’s driving Keysight’s multi-billion-dollar electronic test and measurement business. This is a hands-on engineering role bridging technology and process engineering. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Define, implement, and improve semiconductor device processes for microwave and mmWave applications
  • Partner with process and product engineers, technicians, and customers across functions to meet project deliverables
  • Define material, process, and device performance targets
  • Develop and characterize new devices, components, and vehicle circuits

Job Qualifications


  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of proven experience with advanced semiconductor processes and devices is required
  • Specific skills in III-V device physics and processing are highly desirable
  • Knowledge of transistors (HBT, HEMT) is desired
  • Experience with statistical process control (SPC) and design of experiments (DOE) is desired
  • Candidates must have strong problem-solving and analytical skills as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills for successful inter and intra-group interactions. 
  • Strong accountability, self-initiative and proactive attitude are required
  • US Citizenship/Permanent Resident status is recommended, but applications from highly qualified candidates requiring work sponsorship will also be considered. 
  • Candidates requiring work sponsorship must be eligible for access to export-controlled electronics technology.

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 : 48187 


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