R&D Researcher 2 - Intermediate - G10816

Date:  Jun 3, 2023
Country:  Belgium
State / Province:  Flemish-Brabant
City:  Rotselaar
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  49647

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.


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, Equity & 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

About The Job


We have an exciting job opportunity for a Digital Signal Processing ASIC R&D Engineer

You will be developing cutting edge designs among some of the best talent in industry. You will be working in an international team, playing a significant role in exploring and designing DSP algorithms and Digital Designs, using state-of-the-art Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools, directly impacting the key specs of Keysight's future products.

As member of the ASIC team your Major Responsibilities will be:

  • To research and design Digital / DSP and mixed signal ASICS that meet the product functionality specifications, quality and schedule requirements, supervised by the project's technical lead.
  • To code, verify and document your designs, and to synthesize and iterate them to meet timing closure.


Your Skills and Qualifications



  • You hold a Master’s degree or PhD in either Electronics and Chip Design, Information Systems and Signal Processing, Computer Sciences or equivalent.

  • You have a full professional working proficiency in both spoken and written English. 

  • You have a Belgian Work Permit.


Personal Qualities:

  • You demonstrate strong and clear communication, analysis, and problem-solving skills.

  • You have a strong affinity with Digital Design, Engineering Mathematics and Digital Signal Processing.

  • You are an avid programmer e.g. in Python.

  • You have a proven track record as a team player. 

  • You show design creativity, and you are always eager to learn.

  • You’re self-reliant, flexible and show a can-do attitude.

  • You are committed to work accurately, delivering high quality results, on time.


It's a plus if you have experience with any of the following (or you are willing to learn soon):

  • Matlab, Python, SystemC.

  • Scripting languages like Perl or Ruby.

  • The ASIC and/or FPGA design and verification process i.e.:

    • RTL design entry (VHDL or Verilog).

    • RTL simulation (Mentor, Cadence, ...).

    • Logic Synthesis and Timing Closure (Synopsys, Cadence).

  • Linux 

  • Git

  • Elementary professional working proficiency in Dutch.


What we offer


  • A competitive salary and compensation package

  • A supportive and inclusive company culture fostering collaboration, diversity, and integrity.

  • Hybrid office/home Working and Work time Flexibility with respect for a healthy work-life balance.

  • The opportunity to design record breaking components that contribute to state-of-the-art instruments. 

  • The opportunity to work with the best talent in industry sourcing expertise from people with decades of experience.

  • Chances to grow and build a career, either on a technical or management track.



Keysight Labs

Employment Program:


Duration (temp position only):

Not Applicable

Relocation Benefits:



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Staffing Recruiter:

Azar Brookins




Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


EMEA : Belgium : Flemish-Brabant : Rotselaar


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