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R&D IC Engineer 5

R&D IC Engineer 5
by Admin on 03-07-2023 at 3:34 am

  • Full Time
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Applications have closed

Website Keysight EDA


This job will be part of Keysight Laboratories, a world-renowned technology organization which enables Keysight to be first-to-market with breakthrough products and solutions.

Keysight Technologies, the original company created by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, is the leader in electronic measurement solutions. A major success factor for the company continues to be the development and deployment of breakthrough DSP and mixed signal ASICs that drive the performance and value of new products. Keysight Technologies has an exciting opportunity for experienced R&D ASIC DFT/Test engineer. This critical position has an opportunity to help drive leading edge ASICs that shape and impact the electronic world around us by creating and delivering new measurement solutions. This technical position is responsible for the design and implementation of ASIC DFT test methodologies.  This position is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, recently ranked as the most desirable place to live by U.S. News & World Report.

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


  • Work closely with the extended ASIC design team to incorporate DFT tools and test methodologies into the ASIC design flows, facilitating the test ability of complex digital and mixed signal ASIC’s
  • Work with the ASIC and instrument design teams to develop and implement a test plan to address characterization, prototyping and production test needs.
  • Develop hardware and software for ASIC/Microcircuit specific package and wafer test systems, utilizing the Advantest 93K test platform
  • Provide test expertise to support first silicon turn on, ASIC characterization, and test suite deployment into manufacturing.
  • Traits also highly valued by the team are:
  • Willingness to be flexible and can-do attitude
  • Ability to handle multiple interrupts and work on several projects in parallel
  • Attention and commitment to quality
  • Willingness to take on new challenges and tasks
  • Good communication and teamwork skills


  • Bachelors or Master’s degree or University Degree in Electrical/Electronic or Computer Engineering with 8+ years of experience
  • Knowledge with DFT concepts, such as Scan insertion and pattern generation, and their integration into the ASIC design process is preferred
  • Strong circuit analysis and analog design fundamentals
  • Knowledge of software engineering methodologies and object-oriented programming
  • Experience with software development on Linux systems using C++, Verilog, VHDL, or similar development environment
  • Some understanding of ASIC/FPGA design methodologies and flow
  • Some hardware and software integration and debug experience
  • Demonstrated effectiveness with interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully with distributed teams and groups
  • Must possess strong engineering and analytical skills with trouble shooting to root cause experience

The following would be beneficial:

  • Knowledge or experience of an ATE or similar test development environment, especially Advantest 93k systems
  • Experience with measurement instrumentation in frequency and time domains
  • Excellent knowledge of multiple scripting languages, such as Perl and TCL, as well as Unix shell scripting
  • Experience with foundational software development disciplines and configuration management
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new tools and skills efficiently and to apply learnings to solve problems
  • Good organizational, planning and written and verbal communication
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