R&D FPGA and Digital Design Engineer

Date:  Jul 19, 2021
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  39524

Job Description

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.

We’re recognized as a Great Place to Work across the globe due to our robust culture and dynamic working environment. Our global team acts as “One Keysight,” using collaboration, inclusivity, and integrity to advance technology. We’re driven and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our strong culture extends far beyond our own walls. We leverage our corporate social responsibility framework to support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. 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.


As market leaders, we are at the heart of the technology revolution. We help our customers accelerate their innovations to connect and secure the world anywhere, anytime with any information – voice, data, video, and whatever they can imagine next.

As a digital and FPGA design engineer, you join a high-performance R&D team located primarily in Santa Rosa, CA and partnering closely with teams around the globe.  Our team is a key part of Keysight’s central research and development organization, Keysight Laboratories.  Our team helps create, validate, and implement technology involving high performance digital baseband, Keysight’s next generation ASICs, analog and digital phase-lock-loop structures and microwave/mm-wave solutions.  Your focus will be on designing gateware and digital hardware for embedded systems and complex measurement solutions including hardware control and signal processing.  

Job Qualifications

Required Skills
•    BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
•    A minimum of 4 years relevant job experience or education beyond bachelor’s degree. 
•    Experience with hardware circuit board design of digital assemblies including FPGAs and DRAM
•    Experience coding, synthesizing and simulating Verilog and/or VHDL RTL implementations in FPGA 
•    Self-motivated, quick-learner and excellent analytical skills
•    Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
•    Must be flexible, adaptable and eager to push technical boundaries
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired Skills
•    Experience with electronic test and measurement equipment 
•    Digital signal processing (DSP) knowledge 
•    Analog, RF and/or microwave circuit knowledge 
•    Experience with object-oriented programming
•    Familiar with FPGA techniques for clock phase rotation and time alignment of data streams
•    Familiar with techniques for time synchronization and phase alignment across multiple instruments
•    Experience with the latest FPGA tool flows and design methodologies

Job Function



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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.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 39524 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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