What does a Digital Design Engineer do?

Digital design engineers create, develop, and improve digital systems and tools, taking a lead role in overseeing the entire process from concept to implementation. They configure and evaluate system architecture, and use modeling and testing to assess and refine designs. They take an active role in leading validation and verification processes and developing testing programs. They regularly use coding and programming languages, and customize designs for real-world use settings.

Digital design engineers typically have at least a bachelor’s degree in engineering, although some employers require a master’s degree or other advanced training. Must be comfortable working with digital design architecture and related tools and technologies. Requires proficiency with standard programming and coding languages, and hands-on experience with modeling tools, along with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

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Digital Design Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

€40,702 /yr
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Not including cash compensation
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€32K
Median: €41K
€50K
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Digital Design Engineer Career Path

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Digital Design Engineer Insights

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Digital Design Engineer
8 Jun 2020

“Good salary and hike.”

Texas InstrumentsTexas Instruments
Digital Design Engineer
18 May 2021

“Good for long term career”

Intel CorporationIntel Corporation
Digital Design Intern
20 Oct 2020

“Good Learning curve for intern”

Intel CorporationIntel Corporation
Digital Design Intern
20 Oct 2020

“Good incentive based on Semiconductor market”

Intel CorporationIntel Corporation
Digital Design Engineer
12 Apr 2020

“good job security”

SynopsysSynopsys
ASIC Digital Design Engineer Sr1
26 Mar 2021

“Good work life balance”

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IC Digital Design Engineer
17 Sep 2019

“No career progress”

ON SemiconductorON Semiconductor
Digital Design Intern
18 Sep 2021

“Opportunity to work on real solutions for automotive industry was indispensable.”

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