R&D Engineer, Advanced

Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: Columbia, MD, US

Job ID: 21001

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Job Description

Keysight Technologies has been unlocking electronic measurement insights for 75 years. No other company offers our depth and breadth of measurement tools and expertise. Our singular focus helps scientists and engineers address their toughest challenges with precision and confidence. With our help, they are better able to deliver the breakthroughs that make a measurable difference in the world.

 

This position is for a talented User Experience/User Interface Software Development Engineer in support of Keysight’s customer facing mobile network analytics platform.  The ideal candidate can lead user group sessions to uncover business problems and propose solutions to those problems in a way that leads to an intuitive user experience.  These solutions are translated into work flow diagrams, storyboards, mockups, and interactive prototypes to further refine the user experience.  The successful candidate has strong interpersonal networking and communication skills and is extremely customer oriented maintaining excellent working relationships inside the customer community. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the creation of mobile network UX/UI design and implementation by gathering broad requirements, then applying knowledge and skill to boil those down into key feature needs. Being able to communicate these requirements to the broader team concisely will be critical.
  • Collaborate with users, field engineers, and the main R&D team in Edinburgh to define and implement intuitive workflows and visuals
  • Create storyboards, work flows, process flows, screen designs, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate and simplify product concepts and design ideas
  • Direct design and experience of new features and enhancements
  • Participate in all phases of the software development process, in collaboration with the R&D team in Edinburgh
  • Maintain expertise on current industry trends, techniques, and best practices in UX/UI design

Job Qualifications

  • Must be US citizen and eligible to obtain at least a TS/SCI US government security clearance
  • BS/BA or equivalent work experience
  • Proven track record of UX/UI experience with a strong portfolio
  • Strong web design experience
  • Experience in facilitating user group sessions to discover business problems and solving them with the most intuitive work flow
  • Experience in creating storyboards, work flows, process flows, and interactive prototypes
  • Proficiency in following software technology areas: Javascript, D3, Angular, Meteor, MongoDB, Python, Perl and Postgres. In addition, knowledge of mobile networking and mobile network protocols would be preferred, as well as basic Unix admin capability.
  • Proven track record of building artful visualizations
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Independent self-direction and motivation to succeed at a high level
  • Great team attitude, including strong collaboration with international development teams
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Position is located in Columbia, Maryland.

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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***


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.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : Maryland : Columbia

Job ID : 21001 

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