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R&D Software Engineer

Date:  Nov 14, 2019
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  35409

Job Description

Keysight Technologies is a premier global test and measurement company, focused on creating hardware, firmware and software solutions for the communications and electronics industries. Join our fast paced and dynamic work environment. You will express your technical creativity, learn, and apply cutting edge software and hardware technologies while working in an environment that enables personal development and growth.
We develop world-leading products used to design the latest high tech devices, such as cell phones, satellite systems, and other wireless communications devices. You will be located in the company headquarter in beautiful Santa Rosa, California approximately 50 miles north of San Francisco. Our team is responsible for developing and introducing high performance RF and microwave Signal Sources products.
Our products require software, electrical, and mechanical engineers to create a complete system. As a member of our New Product Introduction Team (NPI) , you will apply your software skills, working with hardware and software designers in R&D, Manufacturing, and Marketing to create world class solutions. You will investigate requirements and design, prototype, and implement new measurement and calibration algorithms that deliver top performance from some of the most advanced electronics in the world. The solutions you develop are used throughout the product development lifecycle and into manufacturing, ultimately deployed worldwide.
This position involves the full product lifecycle of requirements capture, investigation, definition, design, implement, test, production and maintenance. Your job will include working with a variety of digital, analog, and RF circuitry depending on project needs. New Product Introductions require control and characterization of amplifiers, filters, interface and control circuits , phase lock loops , and frequency conversion covering frequencies from DC to over 70 GHz. Software is developed in C# on a Windows operating systems and controlling advanced measurement hardware.
While part of a team, you will also be working independently on your priorities and tasks. The scope and complexity of your tasks will be based on your existing knowledge and capabilities as well as how fast you can acquire new skills.

Job Qualifications
  • BS, MS  in Computer Science, Physics, or EE with some CS background 
  • College level experience in C /C++/C# programming and software design
  • Object Oriented Programming and design expertise
  • Proficient in circuit testing, and debugging (RF, analog, and/or digital)
  • Strong analytical abilities and creating thinking.
  • Self-motivated, quick-learner and excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent team player, flexible, responsive and accountable.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, results driven environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Job Function







Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


25 - 50%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


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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.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 35409 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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