Technical Project Lead

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Date: Feb 24, 2024

Location: Munich, BY, DE

Company: Teradyne

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 companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!



Organization & Role

Device Interface Solution Project Lead

Hybrid: Munich, Germany


Device Interface Solutions is a growing team within Teradyne’s Semiconductor Test Division focused on designing custom interface hardware, the advanced PCB Assembly that connects our customer’s DUTs (Device Under Test) with our ATE Testers. 

We have an immediate opportunity for a Device Interface Solution Project Lead. This is a great opportunity for an engineer who is looking to advance their career towards a leadership role in electronics design and manufacturing. Candidates will be matched with a mentor who will teach them our technology, tools, manufacturing process, and industry in an on-the-job learning environment.

Our Project Leads manage the technical development of device interface projects from concept to delivery.  This is a direct customer facing role. Using skills acquired through training and your experience, you will obtain a deep understanding of the customer’s requirements and guide the effort of turning those requirements into functional test interface hardware while managing resources, schedules, changes, and customer expectations along the way. Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills combined with strong spatial reasoning, attention to detail and a sense of urgency are critical to the successful candidate.



  • As a Technical Project Lead, you will be responsible to lead and manage all the engineering activities of new product design and development project with a high degree of independence and creativity.
  • Work closely with customers (both internal and external) to gather requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Perform project sizing (scope, cost, schedule)
  • Create, track and manage detailed project plan and keep customers informed of project status
  • Track, assess and communicate impact of changes (change management)
  • Drive PCB schematic and layout design, working with internal PCB design team
  • Drive SI/PI performance optimization, working with internal simulation team
  • Manage design reviews and milestone approvals
  • Understand our supplier’s DFM rules/requirements/capabilities, and guide design accordingly
  • Define PCB materials, stack-up, layout rules
  • Provide continuous technical support for products already in the field
  • Travel to Teradyne and customer sites as required
  • Attend periodic night-time meetings with customers or teams in other regions (EU, Asia)



Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Deep understanding of High Speed/RF/Mixed Signal PCB Design
  • Ability to understand datasheets / select components / find or approve substitute parts
  • Understanding of SI/PI simulation results and optimization techniques
  • PCB Design Tool Suite (Cadence Allegro HDL / PCB Editor a strong plus)
  • Strong Knowledge of PCB Fabrication process
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • The Technical Project Lead needs to be very organized and detail oriented to keep many different parallel tasks on track and ensure nothing is overlooked
  • Goal oriented personality that can see how the individual issues and tasks fit with the overall project plan to ensure project success
  • Problem solving skills are a must, looking for someone who can think outside the box and come up with solutions a challenge the team
  • Other Preferred Skills (not required):

  • General Knowledge of Semiconductor and ATE industry
  • Project Management experience
  • MS Project (Scheduling tool)
  • Familiarity with PDM and PLM tools


BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electro-Mechanical Engineering or related field

Minimum of 3-5 years working in Hardware/PCB Development or related Field
Familiar with Remote/Hybrid work environment



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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