Quantum Engineering Solution Planner

Date: Jul 10, 2018

Location: Santa Rosa, CA, US

Job ID: 29347

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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 Communications Solutions Group, which is responsible for Keysight's portfolio in the Wireless Data Ecosystem, including wireless devices, operators, internet infrastructure, and Aerospace & Defense. Our software-centric solutions accelerate our customers' time to market and reduce their costs - giving them a competitive advantage in today's and tomorrow's technology waves.

Job Description


Job Description: 

Quantum Engineering Solutions Planner: This is a key strategic role, understanding the product capabilities and features and setting the R&D Strategy. 

This position is targeted for a highly qualified experimental physicist who can define the requirements and the priorities of our quantum solutions, e.g. quantum computing solutions, owning the R&D roadmap and guiding the R&D team, in close collaboration with the solution architect and the solution R&D manager. The solution planner gathers, defines and prioritizes the required features and the technical capabilities of the solutions, using his/her own personal expertise as a quantum engineer/scientist with direct user experience, and using also the feedback he/she obtains from external customers. The top responsibility of a solution planner is to make sure that a solution meets the needs of the customers.


Join some of the brightest minds in the measurement world. Learn more at www.jobs.keysight.com.

Keysight Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.


Job Qualifications

  • PhD in Physics in a relevant qubit technology e.g., superconducting qubits (preferred), or similar (spin qubits, trapped ions, etc.)
    • Good connections with the research community
    • Must have experimental physics experience in a lab environment (multi-lab experience is preferred)  
    • Postdoc experience in a few different research groups is desirable
  • Deep engineering knowledge:
    • Computer programming expertise (mainly python).
    • Experience with test and measurement equipment (AWGs, digitizers, etc.)
    • Microwave and signal processing know-how (phase noise, mixers, IQ modulations, filtering, etc.)
  • Able to translate scientific requirements into technical specifications for implementation by the solution R&D team
  • Able to travel to meet customers ( ~25% of the time, both domestically and Internationally) 
  • Good written and oral communication skills 
  • Good presentation skills
  • Creative team player



Job Function









Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


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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 : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 29347 

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