Teradyne Applications Engineer with C/C++ Coding skills in North Reading, Massachusetts


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Duties & Responsibilities:

Description :

The Functional Test Engineer will work independently to design and develop automated software test programs, test adapters, cabling and all associated documentation in support new TPS development as well as TPS conversions from legacy platforms. The Functional Test Engineer will be responsible for the development, test, integration and validation of all deliverables such as hardware, software and documentation to support TPS services. TPS’s will consist of Digital, Analog and high speed bus design.

Primary responsibilities include generating test software to run on Teradyne’s Spectrum ATE platforms. Working with test adapter suppliers to develop mechanical concepts and customer required documentation packages for high quality test adapters. Final integration and validation of the TPS with formal ATP signoff at the Customer facility.

The candidate will possess good communication skills and be able to work in a dynamic team environment. The candidate will work with the TPS team, Program team, Sales and interface with the Customer including providing inputs to technical presentations, telecoms, leading formal reviews and input on TPS quoting.


As a Functional Test Program developer, you will take part in the following responsibilities;

· Complete Test Program Set (TPS) development activities, from conceptual stage through life cycle of product, including planning, development, testing, and integration. Interpreting test requirements and documenting the complete test solution.

· Ensure customer test requirements are met and processes are followed

· Designing sophisticated analog and digital test interfaces to implement switching, filtering, signal conversion, and other functions

· Track changes made to hardware, software, firmware, documentation, test fixtures and test documentation throughout the delivery cycle.

· Work closely with customers and/or functional peer group managers

· Follows standard engineering practice and procedures. Analyze data, and design hardware/software solutions for which industry standards exist.

· Develop/integrated a Functional Test Program utilizing Teradyne instrumentation such as, eDigital, FOXI,PBI, M9, DI, BTI and ATI. Utilize software tools such as, TPS Convertor Studio, LASAR, TestStand,LabView, LabWindows CVI, ATLAS and Test Studio

  • Integrate input from various sources to propose solutions

  • Communicate periodic project assessment to internal teams and external customers

  • Devise innovative techniques for testing and characterizing leading edge technology.

  • Identify trends in customer TPS development to help guide the development of new Teradyne ATE instrumentation

  • Desire to work with customers and field applications group to solve testing challenges

  • Travel to customer sites to support pre-sales opportunities, progress reports and final integration

Critical Success Factors:

  • Ability to learn new things quickly and apply them

  • Process oriented and continuous improvement focused

  • Ability to develop and maintain fellowship across departments

  • Empowers associates to take risks to drive breakthrough innovation

Employment Category:

Regular Full Time



Position Subject to ITAR controls:


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required:

Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Education Required:

  • BS or MS degree ( Electrical or Computer Eng/Science ) and 3 years of experience in Test Development Engineering or Application Engineering

  • Must have excellent verbal, written, organizational, analytical and PC Skills

  • Understanding of the TPS software development life cycle process

  • Proficiency of ANSI C programming languages

  • Prefer knowledge of C#, C++, or graphical environments like TestStand or TestStudio

  • Familiarity with the L200/300, Spectrum 9100 , Teradyne Digital Instrumentation and LASAR Simulation

  • Travel requirements may be 30% or greater


This position involves working on products, technical data or services required for the design, development, production, manufacture, assembly, operation, repair, testing, maintenance, or modification of defense articles specially adapted for military/aerospace application, and are controlled under ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations). ITAR controlled items, products and technical data cannot be exported to (including a “Deemed Export”), or imported from, any person who is not a U.S. Person as defined under ITAR without a license. Therefore, all candidates for this position must be one of the following: United States Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, Asylee, Refugee or otherwise lawfully admitted under an amnesty program.

Key Relationships : Marketing, Sales, Engineering Support Manager, Finance Manager, Engineers

Job Title:

Applications Engineer with C/C++ Coding skills

Relocation Available (Some relocation assistance has been approved for this role):


Job Categories:



USA - MA - North Reading

EEO Statement::

The above listed position 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.

Teradyne 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.