Pre Sales Application Engineer (m/f) - Digital Debug Tools

Date: Jan 11, 2018

Location: Boeblingen, BW, DE

Job ID: 15321

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Job Description

Application Engineer Digital Debug Tools
Keysight Technologies is market leader in electronic test & measurement solutions. 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 Application Engineer is responsible for the technical pre-and post-sales support of our customers working on Digital Design & Test applications. You help our customers to find the best measurement solution for their application, demonstrate our products, run competitive benchmarks and provide customer seminars, training and consulting. Typical customer test-applications are compliance and signal integrity measurements on high speed serial data busses (e.g. PCI-Express, USB and DDR etc.), including measurements like jitter tolerance, stress eye mask tests, packet decoding and protocol analysis. Our customers are major accounts in the Mobile Communications, Aerospace & Defense and Automotive industry as well as University Research and geographic mid-size companies.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. The position is assigned to the Keysight Technologies Boeblingen office in Germany. Customer visits require frequent travel (> 50% of work time). 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.

Job Qualifications

The position requires a University Degree in electrical /communications engineering, physics or equivalent course of study and 2 – 4 years’ relevant professional experience using digital debug tools in electronic design & test applications.

The following job related skills are required

  • Practical experience in digital design verification and debugging
  • Practical experience in using  Oscilloscopes, Bit Error Rate Testers, Arbitrary Waveform Generators, Vector Signal Analyzers and photonics test instruments
  • Understanding of Signal Integrity in theory and practice
  • Knowledge in Memory Architectures like DDR3/4, High Speed Computing (e.g. PCIe, USB), Datacom Interfaces (e.g. SATA, Ethernet) and mobile communication interfaces (e.g. D./M-PHY)
  • Basic experience with EDA Design & Simulation Software
  • Basic knowledge of protocol standards (e.g. PCIe, USB, MIPI, etc.)
  • Programming skills applied in a T&M environment using programming languages such as VEE, LabVIEW, Matlab, Visual Basic 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 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 German and English.

Job Function

Support / Service



WWS - Europe, Middle East, Africa, & India

Employment Program:


Duration (temp position only):

Not Applicable

Relocation Benefits:



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

> 50%

Staffing Recruiter:

Claudia Conlan

Hiring Manager:

Wolfgang Gross


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations: Böblingen, DE



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