FPGA/Digital Design Engineering Internship

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Rosa
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Open to Remote
Full Time / Part Time
Full Time (F)


Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights 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. Learn more about what we do.

Our powerful, award-winning culture embraces a bold vision of where technology can take us and a passion for tackling challenging problems with industry-first solutions. Diversity, equity & inclusion are integral parts of our culture and drivers of innovation at Keysight. We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers.


  • Design, Measure, and troubleshoot digital logic and FPGA hardware and software. 
  • Review subassemblies designs for Keysight products and understand the components that make up the product. 
  • Designs may include interface logic for control, high speed serial buses (PCIe, Aurora, Ethernet), power and control circuits. 
  • Review design goals through simulation, schematic capture, and layout tool. 
  • Review and troubleshoot design problems found in prototypes, pilot units, and production units. 
  • Collaboration with other functional areas such as marketing and manufacturing. 
  • Understand the DSP architectures of an FPGA or digital ASIC. 
  • Review sophisticated functions and algorithms in the industry highest end FPGAs. 
  • Close collaboration with hardware and firmware design engineers. 
  • Develop testbenches for shared designs. 


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master's or Ph.D. in Electrical/Electronic Engineering 
  • Entering final year of studies in the Fall of 2024 
  • Experience in coding, synthesizing and simulating Verilog and/or VHDL RTL implementations in FPGA . 
  • HDL programming (VHDL/Verilog/System Verilog). 
  • Software Experience (C/C++/C#/Java or Python script). 
  • Understand FPGA tool Flow (Xilinx Vivado Tools). 
  • An understanding of Analog RF/uW circuit design and power supply distribution concepts is a plus. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and concepts, both written and verbally. 
  • Measurement experience in one or more of the following areas: signal analyzers, signal generators, I/Q modulation and demodulation, phase noise measurements, and vector network analysis. 
  • Commitment to excellence and dedication to quality. 
  • Team player with strong self-motivation and collaboration skills. 
  • Willingness to expand skill set. 
  • Able to work independently and be self-directed 

Keysight Internship Program Requirements

Candidates who wish to be considered must be enrolled in a accredited college/university as of September 2024. Applicants who have graduated before September 2024 will not be considered unless they are entering/applying to a MS or PHD program after graduating.


Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. Candidates who now or at any point in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B Visa status) may not be considered.



This position requires access to certain goods, software, technology, or technical data subject to U.S. export control laws and regulations. Under these laws and regulations, U.S. persons (which includes U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents, refugees, and asylees) working for Keysight can access export-controlled items without authorization from the U.S. government. For any individual who is not a U.S. person, Keysight may need authorization from the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Commerce, or other appropriate federal agency before the individual can access export-controlled items. Employment in this position for non-U.S. persons is contingent on Keysight’s ability to obtain any required government authorizations.


California Pay Range:$35-$46 per hour. 

Based on experience, education and skills, most offers will be between the minimum and the midpoint of the Salary Range listed above.

Note: For other locations, pay ranges will vary by region.


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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.



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