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Teradyne Hardware Engineer in Heredia, Costa Rica

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne (https://www.teradyne.com/) companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!

Organization & Role

The Engineering team is looking for a highly motivated, energetic, technically driven Hardware Engineer to work in the Continuous Hardware Engineering Group responsible for released Semiconductor Test Systems and Instruments . P osition will report to the Hardware Engineering Manager in Costa Rica.

  • The candidate will work to analyze, understand and resolve engineering related design and obsolescence issues in the following state of the art sub-systems:

  • Base System – Power Infrastructure and Communication Interface, Calibration

  • DC Instruments – including High Density, High Accuracy, High Voltage and Current

  • AC Instruments – Including High Performance Audio test instruments

  • Digital Instruments – Including High Speed and High density


  • Re-Design instruments to correct Engineering defects or replace obsolete components

  • Analyze and debug hardware to the component level

  • Troubleshoot hardware using System SW Tools

  • Create and execute design validation plans, including data collection and analysis

  • Drive cost down initiatives, product enhancement and new feature implementation projects.

  • Evaluate and implement engineering related yield improvements

  • Work with cross-functional teams, interface with Account Teams, Global Customer Service, Operations and Supply Line Management.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience with Analog and Digital Circuit design.

  • Strong system and component level troubleshooting experience

  • Familiarity with C, C++ or Visual Basic. Scripting, Perl or Python knowledge is a plus

  • Strong cross-functional collaboration, organization, and communication skills are required. Able to analyze, understand, and process information quickly.

  • Experience collaborating with offshore engineering services companies is desirable

  • Technical lead experience is a plus

  • Ability to multitask


  • Education requirements of BSEE or equivalent

  • Minimum of 2 years of Hardware Design Engineering or Hardware Test Development Engineering experience

Current openings may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment. ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you’re unable to access our on-line application due to a disability you may visit one of our locations or our Corporate Office at 600 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA and request a paper application form. In addition, you may also contact the HR Service Center at 978-370-3041 or contact them at HR.Service.Center@teradyne.com for additional assistance. LitePoint, a Teradyne Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.