Metrologist/ Quality Engineer

Date: Feb 12, 2018

Location: Roseville, CA, US

Job ID: 12222

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Keysight is the world's leading electronic measurement company, helping scientists and engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Our employees leverage their insight and passion to deliver measurement solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense, and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science.

This job will be part of the Services Solutions Group, which helps customers manage test instruments across the instruments' lifecycles - calibration, repair, technology refresh, asset management, consulting, training and product purchase alternatives. With service centers in over 30 countries, Services is a people intensive, local business.

The Services Solutions Group helps customers find new ways to maximize their asset usage, streamline their engineering operations, and achieve lower costs.

Job Description

This is a Metrology position working within the Quality and Engineering Team supporting the Americas region Keysight Service Centers.  This role supports Service Center’s accreditation to ISO 17025 and compliance to ANSI Z540.  The focus is on the development and support of instrument calibrations conducted in the field of DC & LF, RF & microwave, time and frequency, Phys/D, etc.  The demands will relate to Keysight instruments as well as multi-vendor instruments to support Keysight customer calibration needs regardless of equipment manufacturer.  Also, working within the Q&E Team, this position will not only support standards compliance, but also Quality Management System basics such as continuous improvement, customer satisfaction, training and mentorship, revenue generation, business continuity, change management, etc.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide engineering, quality and metrology expertise and guidance to customers and internal staff.

Design and modification of calibration procedures to manufacturer’s specifications, relevant standards and customer requirements, in support of multi-vendor equipment in the fields of DC/LF, RF/Microwave and Phys/D, etc. Procedures will utilize suitable measurement techniques that are deliverable in the field

Calculate measurement uncertainties for Keysight and multi-vendor equipment in the fields of DC/LF, RF/Microwave and Phys/D, etc. in accordance with the GUM (ILAC G8) using Keysight measurement uncertainty templates and MATLAB with Simulink.

Manages Proficiency Testing / Inter Laboratory Comparison programs for each accredited Service Center.

Solves problems requiring breadth/depth of knowledge of calibration, metrology principles, and quality systems.  Recommends corrective and improvement solutions that meet business goals, are cost effective and enhance processes.

Provides consistent, solid contribution to team and business delivery goals. Stays flexible to changing business needs and takes ownership of commitments and delivers on them. Learns new, emerging technologies rapidly.

Job Qualifications

Bachelors or Masters Degree or University Degree or equivalent experience. Typically 2-4+ years relevant experience for entry to this level. Requires general proficiency with tools, systems and procedures to accomplish job.

Knowledge and Experience

  • This position requires an engineering degree or equivalent training/certification.
  • Familiarity with quality standards such as ISO 17025 and ANSI Z540.
  • Broad knowledge of instruments and measurements in the field of DC & LF, RF & microwave, time and frequency, Phys/D, etc.
  • Understands calibration methods and procedures of test and measurement instrumentation.
  • Demonstrates leadership to work with multi-national / cross-functional teams.
  • An independent learner and interdependent team player; self-driven and result-oriented.
  • Able to multi-task and determine priorities.


Job Function








Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


Privacy Statement 

***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 : California : Roseville

Job ID : 12222 

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