Digital / DSP ASIC Design Engineer (New College Grad)

Date:  Oct 19, 2021
Country:  United States
State / Province:  Colorado
City:  Boulder
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  42803

About Keysight

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries.

We’re recognized as a Great Place to Work across the globe due to our robust culture and dynamic working environment. Our global team acts as “One Keysight,” using collaboration, inclusivity, and integrity to advance technology. We’re driven and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our strong culture extends far beyond our own walls. We leverage our corporate social responsibility framework to support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.

Job Description

A major success factor for the company continues to be the development and deployment of breakthrough Digital/DSP and mixed signal Application Specific ICs (ASICs) that drive the performance and value of new products.  We have exciting opportunity for a recent college graduate Digital & DSP/ASIC R&D engineer.

  • Participate in the entire spectrum of full ASIC design activities including definition, architectures, DSP design, digital logic design, IP validation, verification, and synthesis
  • Architect, design, implement, and verify the DSP and digital blocks for the ASIC
  • Integrate and interface with high performance analog measurement circuits and invent and develop DSP algorithms to minimize impairments and extend performance of analog circuits
  • Participate in the verification of the full ASIC and the turn-on and debug of the ASIC in a product
  • Help us improve and automate established ASIC tools and verification methodologies to increase productivity, quality, and effectiveness

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • New College Grad with MS in Electrical Engineering
  • 0 – 2 years’ experience
  • Some experience in the direct design and verification of digital and mixed signal ASICs and DSP algorithms either in ASICs or FPGAs
  • Strong EE fundamentals with some experience in ASIC Design, DSP, digital architectures/systems, and verification of large and mixed signal ASIC designs
  • Solid mathematical background and fluent with DSP theory and Digital Design Techniques
  • Proficiency in software models and how these models are used in the design, verification  and programming of an ASIC
  • Leadership skills to gain credibility and respect to drive change and influence teams and partners towards higher levels of execution, return, and productivity
  • Strong teamwork and written/verbal communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Understanding of digital ASIC design methods and tools
  • Understanding of analog design basics
  • Fluent with object-oriented programming in C++, Verilog, System Verilog
  • Some understanding of ASIC/FPGA design flow, methodologies, and process
  • Ability to multi-task and to engage with multiple projects, engineers, and partnerships


Other Information:

  • Relocation is available for this position
  • Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position

Job Function








Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 



Colorado Pay Range:

US Employees may be eligible for the following benefits:


•  Medical, dental and vision
•  Health Savings Account
•  Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
•  Life, Accident, Disability insurance
•  Business Travel Accident and Business Travel Health
•  401(k) Plan
•  Flexible Time Off, Paid Holidays
•  Paid Family Leave
•  Discounts, Perks
•  Tuition Reimbursement
•  Adoption Assistance
•  ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)



To comply with President Biden’s executive order and to protect the health and safety of our workforce, Keysight is requiring all U.S. employees and anyone entering the company’s U.S. facilities to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Keysight is a federal contractor and will adhere to all requirements of the executive order that apply to federal contractors. Click here for more information.


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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.

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