FPGA Developer Engineering Internship

Date:  Nov 25, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Intern
Job ID:  48353

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

In this position, you’ll  develop algorithms and FPGA code for our products.  Your algorithms will be efficient and fast.  Your code will be robust, defect-free, and well documented.


The ideal candidate will thrive on the satisfaction of developing algorithms to delight customers.


This position is in beautiful Santa Rosa, California, the location of Keysight’s corporate headquarters and Keysight’s largest R&D site. Working on-site in Santa Rosa is required. 

Job Qualifications


  • Enrolled in a master’s or Ph.D. degree program in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Knowledge of FPGA technologies including VHDL and Verilog
  • Knowledge of digital electronics
  • Ability to learn the technologies in modern communication systems and in our test equipment.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork
  • Ability to work across organizations and with other teams

Additional desired skills

  • Extensive background in mathematics and algorithms
  • Experience in at least one programming language such as C++, C#, or Python
  • Experienced in the use of oscilloscopes
  • Experience in design and troubleshooting for digital circuits


Keysight Internship Program Requirements

You must have completed your first year in an accredited college/university and be currently enrolled as of September 2023. Applicants who have graduated before September 2023 will not be considered.

Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Duration (Temp Positions Only):

< 6 months


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 48353 


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

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.


Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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