Software Engineer - New College Graduate

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Agoura Hills, CA, US

Company: Teradyne

Organization & Role


Teradyne is looking for an entry-level software engineer to work in their Agoura Hills, California facility. The target system for this software is state-of-the-art automated test equipment used by virtually all of the semiconductor design and manufacturing corporations worldwide. Programming will be mainly in C# with some C++ in both Windows and Linux embedded environments. The position may involve producing a wide range of software components, including low-level device drivers, higher-level user interface API, language compilers, and graphical user interfaces.


This position is unfortunately not eligible for visa sponsorship opportunities.

Candidate must be able to work on-site in Agoura Hills, CA.





  • Work with cross-functional teams to understand the requirements of the software
  • Document the interface requirements for user review and end-user documentation
  • Design the components with throughput and robustness as underlying requirements
  • Code the components and algorithms with precision and attention to detail
  • Thorough testing and debug to reduce escaped defects
  • Extensive peer reviews of all aspects of the product to ensure quality

Basic Qualifications & Skills


  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability
  • Able to work both individually and in teams
  • Familiar with integrated development environment and debug tools
  • Solid grasp of data structures and algorithms
  • Proficient in C#, C++, Java (or equivalent object-oriented programming languages)
  • Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • UML is desirable
  • Knowledge of analog electronics and/or digital electronics is a plus
  • Visual Basic programming experience is a plus



  • BSCS, BSCE, or BSEE with an emphasis on software or computer engineering
  • GPA 3.0/4.0 or greater
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills
  • Co-op or internship experience is a plus

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Test Engineer, Testing, Facilities, Embedded, Software Engineer, Engineering, Technology, Operations

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