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Senior Hardware Engineer

Senior Hardware Engineer
by Admin on 06-23-2023 at 1:10 pm

  • Full Time
  • Santa Rosa, CA
  • Applications have closed

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, 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. 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, Equity & 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

Santa Rosa, in the heart of California’s beautiful wine country, is the Keysight Technologies headquarters.  The Technology Order Fulfillment (TOF) organization delivers cutting edge microelectronic component sub-assemblies to our internal partners. These components enable the R&D of the world’s highest performing test and measurement equipment.

Keysight provides an outstanding benefits package that includes highly competitive pay, profit sharing, stock purchase, 401k with matching, relocation assistance, paid time off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, multiple education assistance options, and opportunities to interact with some of the world’s top engineers and scientists.

This is a microcircuit Test Electrical Engineering position in a dynamic organization where technical competence, teamwork and integrity are of paramount importance.   You will provide technical leadership and support in the design, development, implementation and transfer of industry-leading microelectronic products and manufacturing test processes. You will work directly with Keysight R&D and Manufacturing organizations in the US and worldwide. You will support peer manufacturing engineers in the production of industry-leading RF/Microwave Test and Measurement equipment. You will have a driving influence of design and test for this portfolio of hybrid microcircuits across our product lines.


  • Participates actively in new product introduction, including influencing the design of the microcircuit to ensure manufacturability and conformance with the global supply chain, enabling prototyping while in the R&D lab, testing the reliability of prototypes and managing the transition into production.
  • As the R&D engineer you will be actively involved in new product introduction processes, including insuring manufacturability and conformance with the global supply chain.
  • You will prototype, test the reliability and conformance to required specifications, and manage the transition of new designs into production.
  • Design, develop, implement and transfer mmWave products and manufacturing test processes into production.
  • Work closely with designers to ensure manufacturability and high yields of mmWave module production.
  • Develop new test methodologies leveraging current and using latest techniques to reduce measurement uncertainty and increase throughput.
  • Insure DFx by working closely with R&D team during all phases of the project.
  • Create and document the test system block diagram, the test system and ETs (electronic tools) for mmWave production.
  • Evaluate / set production line specs based on statistical data analysis. Correlate and get agreement with T&M partners.
  • Document Test Support Documents (TSDs) for all created microcircuit tests


  • BSEE with emphasis in RF/Microwave/Analog theory and applications; Master’s degree preferable.
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience for entry to this level.
  • Strong knowledge of Analog, RF and Microwave circuits testing.
  • Fundamental understanding of Oscilloscope, Network and Spectrum analyzer measurements.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and follow-thru.

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.

The level of role will be based on applicable experience, education and skills; Most offers will be between the minimum and the midpoint of the Salary Range listed below.

California pay range: MIN $111,940 – MAX $186,570

Note: For other locations, pay ranges will vary by region

This role is eligible for our Keysight Results Bonus Program

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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