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Electronics Design Engineer – ADCS

Electronics Design Engineer – ADCS
by Admin on 04-24-2024 at 2:22 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.


About the job

As a Electronics Design Engineer in Keysight’s Aerospace & Defense Custom Solutions (ADCS) group, you will work as part of a highly talented and passionate multi-discipline team that develops and delivers world-class custom test solutions. You will utilize your technical expertise, innate curiosity, and creativity to gain a deep understanding of customer needs, map out customer requirements and propose solutions. You will architect, design and develop solutions prior to delivery.

You will ultimately be responsible for designing RF and electronic hardware to interface to and make complex measurements on customer devices (such as radar and satellite systems and parts thereof), leveraging the latest test equipment from Keysight and 3rd parties. You will contribute throughout the project lifecycle; from proposal to acceptance and you will frequently and directly collaborate with customers at a technical level.

ADCS Edinburgh exists primarily to serve European customers. We operate as part of a worldwide team headquartered in Loveland, Colorado. We work with customers on a wide variety of technologies primarily in the Radar, Electronic Warfare, and Satellite domains. We collaborate with Keysight’s solutions, sales, and services teams to provide differentiated solutions that fit our customers’ unique needs.

What we offer

A place within an exciting company! At Keysight we develop with our visionary, market-leading, and highly innovative customers breakthroughs that connect and secure the world. See our culture and UK Benefits.


  • Bachelor’s or Masters Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Typically 8+ years of relevant experience
  • System design expertise
  • Block diagram development against requirements
  • System and sub-system interface definition
  • In Test & Measurement; i.e. using instrumentation, remote control, and test automation (desirable)
  • Working knowledge of RF design concepts & test
  • Transmitter and receiver design principles; radio propagation and antenna principles; analog & digital modulation
  • RF Amplifiers, Filters, Couplers, Splitters, Switches
  • Measurements: Power Meter, Spectrum Analyzer, Network Analyzer, Time Domain, Calibration.
  • Working knowledge of analog/digital electronics design & test
  • Analog / high-speed digital design principles
  • Serial/parallel communications standards
  • Schematic capture, circuit layout fundamentals (decoupling, current handling, ground planes, controlled impedance tracking)
  • System Simulation (e.g. ADS, SPICE); Measurement Uncertainty Analysis
  • Experience with Microsoft software development products (Visual Studio for C++, C# and .NET) (desirable)

The successful applicant will also have

  • Ability to obtain UK Security Clearance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and directly with customers
  • A passion and proven ability for practical problem-solving
  • A methodical and thorough approach to documentation and test
  • Knowledge of project management & business processes
  • The ability & drive to organize their work in a complex, multi-national environment.
  • The versatility needed to efficiently switch between activities and adopt roles as each project requires.
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