Teradyne Technical Program Manager in San Jose, California


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Duties & Responsibilities:

If being part of a global team that is both exciting and dynamic excites you, then Teradyne may be the place for you! Here you will get the chance to work on cutting edge technology. Teradyne’s engineering teams are characterized by deep technical skills working with both software & hardware. Our engineers thrive on a dynamic, customer-driven, global work environment. We succeed through teamwork.

As a Technical Project Manager in Global Services Organization, located at our San Jose, CA offices you will have the opportunity to experience a range of activities, which vary week to week and sometimes day to day. Two main responsibilities for Technical Project Manager & Field Applications Engineer are:

  1. Manage projects. This includes sizing and quoting projects, then managing the work to deliver those projects to customers. (50% of time)

  2. Providing direct technical support to customers. (50% of time)

Duties & Responsibilities:

Teradyne is looking for a Technical Project Manager & Field Applications Engineer to manage multiple projects at different stages in their life cycle while also providing direct technical support to customers. Your responsibilities include:

  • Managing overall program objectives by integrating Teradyne’s internal resources, vendors and customer resources

  • Manage overall cost, scope objectives, and programs profit margin

  • Integrate input from various sources to propose solutions (respond to RFPs)

  • Using industry standard techniques and tools to measure progress against program objectives.

  • Drive proactive corrective action where required

  • Manage scope change

  • Communicate periodic project assessment to internal teams and external customers

  • Assist sales and technical teams by providing technical direction

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

  • Write and debug test programs in C/Visual Basic code

  • Create demonstration development programs and presentations.

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

  • Develop competitive benchmarks to differentiate us from the competition

  • Travel to customer sites to support Design Engineers, Test Engineers, Product Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers. Travel requirements may be 25% or greater.

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

  • Attend trade shows as a technical representative.

  • Write and present technical papers at our professional conference

  • Teach technical classes and seminars to customers and Teradyne engineers

Employment Category:

Regular Full Time



Position Subject to ITAR/ FOUO controls:


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required:

Qualified Applicants will have:

BS degree

Project management or supervisor role experience

Prefer knowledge of IG-XL and/or ETS software

7+ years of technical experience



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:

Technical Program Manager

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


Job Categories:

Customer Service, Engineering


USA - CA - San Jose

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.