Staff Hardware Engineer

Date:  Sep 21, 2022
Country:  Malaysia
State / Province:  Penang
City:  Penang
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  47341

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

About the Job:

As a hardware engineer in our manufacturing and engineering team, you will collaborate with team members and other departments to design and implement Keysight’s state of the art measurement and calibration procedures and perform analyses to set specifications for all new products during development and maintain the existing products in mass production.  You will have engineering responsibility for the product design as it is released into production and beyond. This is your opportunity to join a team that's bringing new products and technologies to the market faster and more efficiently than ever before!


About the Team:

Our Order Fulfilment team is multi-disciplinary, involving electrical, software, and mechanical engineers. You will be part of a product development team that collaborates closely with cross functional teams to design, develop, and test our new digital card in ICT platform.



There is a variety of responsibilities you may be assigned, including:

  • Maintain the production of existing products to replace EOL parts and resolve part shortage issues.
  • Design the circuit and build the prototype boards based on requirements and specifications.
  • Collaborate with team to test and debug the new board/product.
  • Design and implement calibration algorithms.
  • Characterize product performance from breadboard builds to production release.
  • Manage instrument hardware and the measurement, characterization and calibration processes used during the CPE project development phase and into production.
  • Design and/or modify test stations, analyze test data and make product specification recommendations.
  • Create technical documentation.
  • Review/Evaluate and participate in setting production line specifications based on statistical data analysis.
  • Manage and guide the transition of products and manufacturing processes into production and through the entire life cycle of the product.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • BSEE with 8+ years or MSEE/PHD with 5+ years of relevant experience or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in analog and digital circuits design (e.g. op-amp, ADC/DAC, power management, FPGA, SRAM/DDR, etc.)
  • Demonstrated Experience in schematic and PCB layout design
  • Strong experience in reading and understanding electrical schematics, technical drawings, datasheets, and written work instructions
  • Demonstrated experience in coding, synthesizing and simulating Verilog and/or VHDL RTL implementations in FPGA
  • Good organizational skills and the desire to work in a fast-paced, results driven environment
  • Background in hands-on debug and validation experience in a lab environment
  • Self-motivated and able to take direction on high-level objectives and create/execute project plans
  • Demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills and communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of general data communication interfaces and protocols (UART, USB, I2C, SPI, JTAG, PCIe, tcp/ip, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Analog and Digital measurement techniques
  • Experience with electronic test and measurement equipment
  • Experience of design with Intel FPGA (e.g. Cyclone V SoC) and Xilinx FPGA (Series 7) would be an advantage
  • Experience with Mentor or similar CAD design tools including schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Understanding of hardware, firmware, and software/hardware interactions is highly desired
  • Knowledge of regulatory test and design for compliance

Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


APAC : Malaysia : Penang : Penang

Job ID : 47341 


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