Pre Sales Application Engineer

Date: Jan 11, 2018

Location: Boeblingen, BW, DE

Job ID: 15361

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Job Description

RF & Microwave Test Application Engineer
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 RF & MW 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 Signal Monitoring, Signal Analysis, Radar, Component Test and Wireless Communications. 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 in RF&Microwave test applications.

The following job related skills are required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of RF&MW test fundamentals in theory and practical measurement applications
  • Practical experience using Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, Vector Signal Analyzers, high end Oscilloscopes, Arbitrary Waveform Generators, Networkanalyzers, Power Meters and other state-of-the art measurement instrumentation
  • Understanding the fundamentals of generation, demodulation and analysis of digital
    communication signals
  • Basic Knowledge of wireless standards like 3G, LTE, WLAN, WiMAX, WiMedia, MIMO
  • Basic understanding the challenges of development in 5G technology
  • Understanding of Radar Test technology
  • Basic experience with EDA Design & Simulation Software
  • Practical experience in the development and setup of test systems
  • 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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