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Digital & Photonic Application Engineer (m/f)

Digital & Photonic Application Engineer (m/f)
by Admin on 06-26-2024 at 2:14 pm

Website Keysight EDA


Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights in electronic design, simulation, prototyping, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~15,000 employees create world-class solutions in communications, 5G, automotive, energy, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Learn more about what we do.

Our powerful, award-winning culture embraces a bold vision of where technology can take us and a passion for tackling challenging problems with industry-first solutions. Diversity, equity & inclusion are integral parts of our culture and drivers of innovation at Keysight. We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers.

Keysight Technologies is #1 in Electronic Design & Measurement products.  Through our 75-year history as Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies, we have innovated through new business expansion.  A strong product development business process created leadership in most product categories.  Our customers are now demanding full solutions – which require expanded software and service offerings.  It is imperative to create tangible and differentiated services to enable our customers’ success while leveraging our technology and process expertise.

The Solution Engineer works very close together with our Sales Engineers and plays an important role to anticipate customer test challenges and find the best solution for their measurement applications. The responsibility includes technical pre-and post-sales support, sales presentations on marketing events and delivery of customer training.


  • Typical customer requirements are solutions for a wide range of signal analysis and electronic component test applications always in front of future state of the art technologies.
  • The customers are major accounts in the Wireless and Communication Industry as well as Universities and Geographic mid-size and start-up companies. The position is located in the Keysight Technologies office Les Ulis in France.
  • The position requires international cooperation with colleagues world-wide and our factories. You are the technical interface between the customers and the Keysight product development.
  • A comprehensive technical training program, complemented by the development of professional skills required in a sales and services environment, will enable an effective start in your new position.
  • Customer visits require frequent travel (> 50% of work time).


The position requires a University Degree in electrical /communications engineering, physics or equivalent course of study and minimum 3 years’ professional experience in digital and/or photonic test and measurement applications.

The following job-related skills are required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Digital and Photonics test fundamentals in theory and practical measurement applications
  • Practical experience using Oscilloscopes, Bit Error Rate Testers, Arbitrary Waveform Generators, Logic and Protocol Analyzers, optical instruments and other state-of-the art measurement instrumentation
  • Understanding the fundamentals of generation, demodulation and analysis of digital communication signals
  • Basic Knowledge of High Speed Digital PHY standards like PCIe, USB, DP, HDMI, MIPI, Ethernet, OIF CEI.
  • Practical experience in the development and setup of test systems
  • Programming skills applied in a T&M environment using programming languages such as Python, Matlab, LabView or C/C++/C#
  • Understanding of I/O connectivity and instrument drivers

The complexity of the business environment in a fast-growing market demands strong international teamwork with other Keysight organizations and the flexibility to adopt new technologies quickly.  A strong pro-active customer focus and professional presentation experience is required. The delivery of customer training and seminars requires excellent teaching skills.  It is important that you like to communicate and work together with other people in a team.

The required language skills are native French and fluent business English.

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To view the job application please visit jobs.keysight.com.

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