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UX / Usability Engineer

Date:  Feb 14, 2021
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  38678

Job Description

As market leaders, we are at the heart of the technology revolution. We help our customers accelerate their innovations to connect and secure the world anywhere, anytime with any information – voice, data, video, and whatever they can imagine next.


As a UX / Usability Engineer, you will join a high-performance R&D team of Architects and Designers in Keysight's Corporate Headquarters in Santa Rosa, CA. Our team is part of Keysight's central research and development organization, and is chartered with advancing Usability of both Software and Hardware domains. We create and deploy design standards and deliver best-in-class usability consulting to development teams enabling complex products to deliver high value to customer.


UX/Usability Engineer Key responsibilities

  • Plan, lead, and coordinate activities as a key contributor, to a broad range of projects in electronic product design, test, and monitoring
  • Persona development, mental model and task flow analysis as needed to inform new UI design requirements
  • Create new UI designs from early concept through wireframes and interactive UI prototypes
  • Foster teamwork and innovation to create designs within a given UI Standard, Style Guide and framework
  • UI prototyping with tools such as Sketch, Zeplin, Axure, or other
  • Influence others to design for target personas, and to implement usability recommendations
  • Review a broad range of designs for usability and UI standards, and provide recommendations to improve
  • Plan and conduct usability tests, and provide reports with recommendations
  • Share your enthusiasm for UX by contributing to UI Standard updates, UX vision, digital transformation
  • Perform in a fast-paced environment of agile software development
Job Qualifications
  • Master’s degree or equivalent training and experience in Human Factors or Usability Engineering, Human Computer Interaction or Cognitive Psychology, preferably from a college of engineering
  • 3 to 5+ years’ experience with all aspects of user-centered design
  • Preferably UX design experience with high-tech or complex systems, must have aptitude for technical domains and  complex information architecture
  • Working knowledge of ergonomics. Touch UI design and modern app experience highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Position will be based in Santa Rosa, CA 


We are unable to sponsor someone for this role. Candidates must have the permanent right to work in the US. 

Job Function


Keysight Results Bonus Program Eligible


US Employees may be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, Accident, Disability insurance
  • Business Travel Accident and Business Travel Health
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Flexible Time Off, Paid Holidays
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Discounts, Perks
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Adoption Assistance
  • ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)


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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:

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Job ID : 38678 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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