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Software R&D Manager

Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies

Multiple locations
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights in electronic design, simulation, prototyping, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~15,000 employees create world-class solutions in communications, 5G, automotive, energy, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Learn more about what we do.

Our powerful, award-winning culture embraces a bold vision of where technology can take us and a passion for tackling challenging problems with industry-first solutions. Diversity, equity & inclusion are integral parts of our culture and drivers of innovation at Keysight. We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers.


The Keysight EDA organization has an exciting opportunity for an Operating Manager position in our EDA team. Keysight Technologies is a global leader in electronic design, simulation, prototyping, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our Device Modeling Group focuses on cutting-edge software solutions for semiconductor device modeling and characterization. Our products include IC-CAP, WaferPro Express, MBP, MQA, and A-LFNA.

In this role, you will lead a dynamic team of engineers and scientists dedicated to advancing our modeling software solutions. Your primary focus will be on managing a high-performance team, driving innovation, ensuring product quality, and meeting customer expectations. You'll collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to deliver state-of-the-art solutions to our customers.

  • Product Development Leadership:

  • Lead and inspire a team of software engineers and domain experts.

  • Define the product roadmap, aligning it with business goals and customer needs.

  • Oversee the development of modeling software enhancements and new features.

  • Technical Excellence:

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscape.

  • Foster a culture of technical excellence, encouraging creativity and problem-solving.

  • Collaborate with the team to improve existing products and explore new possibilities.

  • Quality Assurance and Compliance:

  • Ensure rigorous testing, validation, and adherence to industry standards.

  • Work closely with regulatory bodies to meet compliance requirements.

  • Collaboration and Communication:

  • Engage with cross-functional teams, including product management, marketing, and sales.

  • Communicate progress, challenges, and opportunities to senior leadership.

  • People Development:

  • Mentor and develop team members, fostering their growth and career progression.

  • Promote a positive work environment that encourages collaboration and innovation.


  • Master's or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

  • Proven track record in agile software development.

  • At least 5 years of experience in C++ and Python coding.

  • Semiconductor primitive device and circuit knowledge.

  • Leadership experience, managing teams and driving successful projects.

  • Strong technical acumen, with expertise in software architecture and design.

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.

  • Passion for cutting-edge CMOS, III-V and more than Moore technologies and its impact on the industry.

  • Familiarity with RF and microwave technologies, PDK designs, CMC Compact Models, Semiconductor characterization, Simulation technologies, Verilog-A, SPICE simulators and Foundry technologies is a plus.

  • Knowledge of CI/CD and DevSecOps will be beneficial.

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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.

Pay Salary Range: MIN $153,000 - MAX $255,000.00

Pay is based on experience, education and skills, most offers will be between the minimum and the midpoint of the Salary Range listed above.