R&D Engineer cum Postgraduate IPP trainee (contract)

Date:  Sep 21, 2022
Country:  Singapore
State / Province:  Singapore
City:  Singapore
Job Type:  Internal Temporary Worker
Job ID:  43170

Job Description

Keysight is the world's leading electronic measurement company, helping scientists and engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Our employees leverage their insight and passion to deliver measurement solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense, and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science. 

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is Singapore’s fourth autonomous university and one of the first universities in the world to incorporate the art and science of design and technology into a multi-disciplinary curriculum. Established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), SUTD seeks to nurture technically-grounded leaders and innovators via its core academic pillars. 

This position is open for candidates pursuing MEng or PhD studies in line with the Economic Development Board Industrial Postgraduate Programme II (IPP) (https://www.sutd.edu.sg/Admissions/Graduate/Industrial-Programmes/EDB-IPP). 


Job Description 

  • The IPP program forges together 2 leaders in their respective fields, Keysight and SUTD – to nurture technically-grounded leaders as they innovate in the greenfield of test and measurement methodology.  
  • Keysight is collaborating with SUTD in the disciplines of resonance circuit technology as well as transformation optics. It includes investigations of the working mechanisms, designs and implementation of the transmitter and receivers, design and integration of unit cells, synthetization of the control system, and development of algorithms for the detection of manufacturing defects.   
  • We are looking for a highly-motivated individual who works well independently within a dynamic group, is willing to assume a leading role in translational studies, and has strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with scientists, physicist and engineers. 
  • Keysight together with Economic Development Board through the Industrial Postgraduate Programme II (IPP) provides for tuition fees, salary and research grant in collaboration with SUTD. 



  • The successful candidate will work with the Keysight Center of Excellence Singapore team and the SUTD Pillar of Engineering Product Development in developing new test methodology while pursuing his/her MEng or Ph.D. qualification in SUTD 
  • Be part of the research team, contributing to the research and development for the project including conducting literature reviews, designs, simulations, and optimizations.  
  • Numerical calculations and simulations and optimizations 
  • Hardware implementations 
  • Experiments and testing 
  • Contribute to conference and journal publications 
  • Write patents for intellectual property protections  
  • Work well with the research team at SUTD, BioMed-EM Group (https://people.sutd.edu.sg/~huangshaoying/). 


Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering or preferably Master of Engineering by Research in electrical engineering.  
  • Background in electromagnetics, resonance circuitry, transformation optics is advantageous. 
  • Strong background in physics 
  • Familiar with programming languages (e.g. MatLab, C/C++) 
  • Familiar with related simulation software (e.g. EMPro, Advanced Design System (ADS)) 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills 
  • IPP program is only applicable for Singapore citizen / permanent residents only 



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Duration (Temp Positions Only):

> 24 months


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


APAC : Singapore : Singapore : Singapore

Job ID : 43170 


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