Sr. Strategic Planner - Internet Infrastructure

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

This is a strategic planning leadership role focusing on emerging millimeter wave and base station test challenges, specifically looking at 5G opportunities.  This key role requires a combination of Engineering and Business planning skills.

The ideal candidate should have over 10 years of product, solution or strategic experience across a variety of lines of business with a strong technical applications foundation, and exhibiting a good balance between customer advocacy engagement skills and a proven track record providing sound business optimization leadership.  This candidate is expected to

  • Collaborate with the Keysight industry experts and senior management to set the high-level strategy and objectives for our network access business
  • Align with our R&D teams to ensure product features match with technology needs
  • Follow industry trends related to 5G to identify new opportunities to grow Keysight’s business
  • Participate on a regular basis in the 3G-PP RAN standards meeting
  • Establish a recognizable name for yourself as well as Keysight inside of the industry
  • Use knowledge to create solutions in such areas as base station test, fronthaul and backhaul networks
  • Make Keysight-wide recommendations for investments that grow Keysight business as well as being an advocate for external partnerships where appropriate
  • Collaborate across Keysight with other product and solution planners to support critical Keysight initiatives and new product line NPI’s in alignment with internal priorities
  • Work in a complex, rapidly-changing environment often with conflicting demands, in which others have large stakes and dependencies on your decisions and leadership


Job Qualifications

  • BS in electrical engineering or equivalent and with 10+ years’ industry experience in strategic and business planning
  • MBA preferred
  • Deep and broad technical understanding of RF/microwave/millimeter wave (base station experience preferred)
  • Proven track record of leadership across multiple organizations
  • Strong business acumen
  • Great initiative, sense of ownership, and sound decision making
  • Ability to be productive in an environment with high levels of ambiguity
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills to internal and external audiences


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 : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 19101 

Keysight Technologies
Full time
Santa Rosa, California 95401, US