Teradyne Factory Application Engineer in North Reading, Massachusetts


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Duties & Responsibilities:

Bring your talents to Teradyne and join a leader in the global Automatic Test Equipment industry. Teradyne's employees and systems are essential to the development and manufacturing of semiconductors that form the foundation of today's ever increasing electronic product landscape. The manufacturers of Mobile processors, RF, analog, power, mixed-signal and flash memory devices—the building blocks of tablets, smart phones, computers, automobiles, the Internet-of-things and much more rely on Teradyne's family of automated test systems to make it happen.

As a Factory Applications Engineer at Teradyne you will be part of a diverse and exciting role that require a special kind of person. Someone who thrives in a rapidly changing environment is an ideal fit, because you will be working with varied, cutting edge technologies. You’ll have the opportunity to experience a range of activities, which can vary week to week, and sometimes even day-to-day!

Some of these unique activities include:

  • Creating innovative techniques for testing and characterizing leading edge Integrated circuits such as Mobile Applications Processors, Mobile RF Transceivers, Millimeter Wave IC's, Power Management IC's, Automotive

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

  • Writing and debugging test programs in C/Visual Basic to solve customer test problems for mixed-signal, logic and memory applications

  • Creating demonstration development programs and presentations

  • Identifying trends in customer IC development to help guide the development of new Teradyne ATE instrumentation

  • Reproducing customer problems for software/hardware engineering to correct, and providing interim solutions to keep customer production flowing

  • Developing competitive benchmarks to further differentiate Teradyne from the competition

  • Traveling to customer sites to support Design Engineers, Test Engineers, Product Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers (travel requirements may be 25% or greater)

  • Working with Sales and Marketing to develop sales and support strategies

  • Attending trade shows as a technical representative

  • Writing and presenting technical papers at our professional conference, the Teradyne Users Group

  • Teaching technical classes and seminars to customers and Teradyne engineers

  • Managing projects and overseeing the delivery of critical project milestone

Employment Category:

Regular Full Time



Position Subject to ITAR controls:


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required:

Qualified applicants must have a

Minimum BS or MS in Electrical Engineering

Proficiency in one or more programming languages

  • Visual Basic

  • C#

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

Strong interpersonal and communications skills

Ability to work independently, in a dynamic and challenging workplace

Travel required, both domestically & internationally up to 25%

Learn more about Teradyne , our people and why we are the global leader in the ATE Industry!

Teradyne is a leading supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications. Teradyne Automated Test Equipment (ATE) is used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems, which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers. Our Industrial Automation products include Collaborative Robots used by global manufacturing and light industrial customers to improve quality and increase manufacturing efficiency. In 2017, Teradyne had revenue of $2.14 billion and currently employs approximately 4,500 people worldwide.

Our stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TER.


Job Title:

Factory Application Engineer

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.