R&D Engineer (Digital Hardware Design)- Expert

Date:  Aug 4, 2022
Country:  Malaysia
State / Province:  Penang
City:  Penang
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  46242

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. 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.


Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are “Great Place to Work” Certified.  We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls. Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. 


At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/development. This is Keysight – People and Culture - YouTube

Job Description

Designs electronic systems within Keysight products and specifies the sub-circuits or sub-systems that make up the products, using broad engineering concepts and research techniques. Documents research and design specifications. Solves complex and high impact design and development problems including customer application issue 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 product design and enhancements to full production/delivery. May lead product definition/system design for complex features or coordinate a small group in feature development and integration.

  • Work closely with system architect to understand design requirements and define the electronic subsystems and interconnections.
  • Evaluate and select suitable electronics components, ICs and building blocks with optimized functionality, performance and cost to meet the design requirements.
  • May develop digital/FPGA design in HDL, perform simulation/synthesis and implement the digital/FPGA hardware solution into the electronic system
  • Perform characterization and testing of design prototypes, analyze and validate the design to meet product performance specifications.
  • Constantly on the search and innovation of new methods/technologies/solutions to elevate design competency for test & measurement products.
  • Be the technical leads for the overall system design to solve complex, high impact design/devleopment issues and to ensure delivery of quality design meeting the new product specifications. 
  • Explore and adopt new technology advancements that would elevate product performance, reliability and quality.

Job Qualifications

Bachelors or Masters Degree or University Degree or equivalent. Typically 8+ year’s relevant experience for entry to this level.  Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in job. 

Job Function



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Employment Program:


Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable



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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

APAC : Malaysia : Penang : Penang

Job ID : 46242 

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