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R&D Principal Software Engineer

R&D Principal Software Engineer
by Admin on 12-21-2022 at 3:24 pm

Website Keysight EDA

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.

Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are “Great Place to Work” Certified.  We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls. Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability.

At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/development. This is Keysight – People and Culture – YouTube

Job Description

  • Designs Keysight products and specifies the components that make up the products.
  • Designs and develops products, components, processes, and systems using broad engineering concepts and research techniques.
  • Documents research and design specifications.
  • Solves complex and high impact design and development problems including customer application issue of varying scope and complexity.
  • Uses product and customer applications knowledge to determine, define, develop and validate design concepts and methods.
  • May facilitate transition of product design and enhancements to full production/delivery.
  • May lead product definition/system design for complex features or coordinate a small group in feature development and integration.
  • Software: Designs, develops, tests and debugs software programs, products and tools required for the operation and control of programmable products and systems, and programs for dedicated Keysight products and services through the entire product life cycle from customer requirement definition to product shipment and post-sales support.
  • Firmware/embedded software engineers design, develop, test and debug embedded application software and/or firmware that will drive controls and control systems for company products, typically involving analog and digital hardware and software operating systems.
  • May develop algorithms to align and calibrate equipment.
  • May design and execute test plans to ensure new firmware meets specifications, functionalities and performance requirements.
  • Monitors industry trends for technological evolutions and leverages appropriate technology.
  • Reduces broad concepts, business strategies into structured projects
  • Leads the design/ delivery of new product/ process/ service technology advancements; is the key technical contributor
  • Solves complex, high impact design/ development problems

About the Team:

You will work closely with strategic planners, product management, and customers to understand key challenges and create solutions that advance Keysight’s position as a market leader in measurement test.


  • Lead architectural design and system level integration, interfaces, and test requirements for our Keysight’s board test and measurement software
  • Work to outline end-solution and develop work breakdowns by shippable epics, milestones and ultimately work with leads on sprint deliverables
  • Set the technology direction for major components and services; work hands-on to integrate them into our measurement test software
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to understand requirements and translate them for the development teams
  •  Work closely with various software teams in the development of the common building blocks
  • Effectively communicate and interact up and down across the cross-functional teams and organizations

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor/Master Computer Science/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or a software related discipline, from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience working with product design/development/engineering and product management
  • Proven track record to do what it takes to deliver our products to customers on schedule
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Knowledge with board testing technology, IEEE boundary scan standards and programming algorithms is an added plus
  • Experience in design, implementation and deployment of software that support multiple platforms
  • Well-versed in modern techniques in object-oriented design, design patterns and measurement libraries
  • Must have developed applications and solutions using C, C++ 11/14
  • Familiar with tools such as Microsoft Visual Studio, TFS, ClearCase, SharePoint, Git, GitLab, JIRA, Confluence
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