Senior Digital / DSP IC Design Engineer

Date:  Sep 8, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  Colorado
City:  Colorado Springs
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  47535

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Senior Digital / DSP IC Design Engineer

Work Location: Colorado Springs, CO


About the Job:

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 an exciting opportunity for a Experienced  Digital & DSP/ASIC R&D engineer.   This technical position is responsible for the Digital & DSP architecture development, RTL design and verification of digital and mixed signal ASICs.


About the Team

The team is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado at the base of Pikes Peak.  You’ll collaborate in a team environment to design and verify digital / DSP and mixed signal ASICs that meets Test & Measurement product functionality, quality and schedule requirements.  This job will be part of Keysight Laboratories, a world-renowned technology organization which enables Keysight to be first to market with breakthrough products and solutions.  


Experienced Digital & DSP/ASIC R&D engineer responsible for Digital architecture and DSP algorithm development, and RTL design and verification of digital and mixed signal ASICs.  Solves complex and high impact design and development problems including customer application issues of varying scope and complexity. Uses product and customer applications knowledge to determine, define, develop and validate design concepts and methods. May facilitate transition of semiconductor product design and enhancements to full production/delivery. 

  • Participate in the entire spectrum of full ASIC design activities including definition, architectures, DSP design, digital logic design, IP validation, verification, and synthesis
  • 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

Job Qualifications

Bachelors or Masters Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering . Typically 4 - 6+ years relevant experience in digital/DSP design. Requires extensive experience and knowledge in job and ability to work independently.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in the direct design and verification of digital and mixed signal ASICs and DSP algorithms 
  • Strong EE fundamentals with experience in ASIC Design, DSP, digital architectures/systems, and verification of large and mixed signal ASIC designs
  • Solid mathematical background and fluent with Digital Signal Processing 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:

  • Experience with digital ASIC design methods and tools like Cadence or Questa.
  • Understanding of analog design basics
  • Fluent with object-oriented programming
  • Experience with ASIC/FPGA design flow, methodologies, and process



Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:


Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Americas : United States : Colorado : Colorado Springs

Job ID : 47535 


Colorado Pay Range: MIN $ 103,650-$ 172,740

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

Note: For other locations, pay ranges will vary by region

Keysight Results Bonus Program Eligible

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)


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