Digital Design and DSP Internship (ASIC & DSP)

Date:  Feb 19, 2024
Country:  Belgium
State / Province:  Flemish-Brabant
City:  Rotselaar
Job Type:  Intern
Job ID:  51209

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Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, simulation, prototyping, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~15,000 employees create world-class solutions in communications, 5G, automotive, energy, 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.


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Short Description

At Keysight we deliver hardware and software solutions for test-and-measurement in the fields of Commercial Communications, Automotive & Energy, General Electronics, Aerospace & Defense and Semiconductors. With more than 14,000 Keysight employees worldwide, we serve customers in more than 100 countries.


This internship is with the Keysight Laboratories ASIC Technology Team in Rotselaar, Belgium. Keysight Laboratories is an international R&D organization, enabling Keysight to be first to market with breakthrough products and solutions. ASICs and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) are the core business of our team and a key enabler for Keysight’s products.

We now have an opportunity for a Digital Design and DSP internship. This internship will provide you with the opportunity to extend your hands-on experience in DSP research and synthesized Digital and DSP design.

This position is based in Rotselaar, Belgium – timing and duration can be discussed.

Job Description

  • We are looking for engineering intern students in the field of Digital Design and DSP.
  • You will work directly with Keysight Labs Engineers and contribute to actual research for Keysight’s future solutions.
  • Example assignments you could engage in are:
    • Comparing hardware cost and performance for different algorithm implementations, doing RTL coding and synthesis experiments for state-of-the-art silicon technology nodes.
    • Building Matlab/Python models for algorithm performance analysis.
    • Comparing and investigating high speed Input/output protocols, Forward Error Correction and coming up with a recommendation of the state of the art, current and future standards, implementation complexity
    • Porting of ASIC VHDL/Verilog code to FPGA and vice versa

Expected Qualifications (or willingness to learn)

  • You’re studying towards a degree in either Electronics and Chip Design, Information Systems and Signal Processing, Computer Sciences or similar interests.
  • You have a working knowledge in C++ or other object-oriented language.
  • You are acquainted with Matlab, Python, …
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • It’s a plus if you have a working knowledge of Verilog/VHDL

Job Function




Keysight Labs

Employment Program:


Duration (temp position only):

< 6 months

Relocation Benefits:



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:


Staffing Recruiter:

Irene Cavalli





Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


EMEA : Belgium : Flemish-Brabant : Rotselaar


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