Design for Test Engineer

Date: Feb 20, 2024

Location: North Reading, MA, US

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:
The Teradyne Operations NPI group is seeking a Design for Test Engineer to join a team of dedicated, enthusiastic, and energetic process engineers to develop structural test processes for Teradyne’s ATE and Mil/Aero Platforms. In this role the Design for Test Engineer will be responsible for PCBA Structural test development and will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and implementing test solutions for our printed circuit board products. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the quality and reliability of our products, contributing to Teradyne’s mission to deliver high-quality products to our customers. 


This role requires 3 days on site at Teradyne. 

 

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

  • Integrate with Hardware Development groups from across the company to develop structural test strategies for printed circuit boards at each quality gate in production including flying probe test and in-circuit test platforms. 
  • Influence the printed circuit board component selection, schematic and physical layout processes to ensure project objectives are met in the overall product quality, validation, and testing strategy.  
  • Drive the contract manufacturing process for Flying Probe and ICT development including fixture and program development quotes, schedules, documentation, validation, and release to production. 
  • Innovate methods and means of improving quality gate processes, efficiencies, and best practices for structural test of printed circuit boards.
  • Collaborate with various functional skills (SW/HW/Pilot Lines/Operations/etc.) in overall printed circuit board, higher level assembly and system level test development planning and execution.

 

Desired Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proficiency with reading printed circuit board electrical schematics, component data sheets and PC layout tools such as Cadence Allegro. 
  • Proficiency with In-circuit Test development on platforms such as the Teradyne Test Station or equivalent. 
  • Understanding and experience with the ICT Fixture development and fabrication process. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work with cross functional teams
  • Familiarity with basic PCBA Design for Test layout rules and DFT guidelines is expected.
  • Experience working with electronic manufacturing service providers and contract manufacturers.
  • Proficient in measurement techniques and process controls for yield analysis, statistics CP/CPK, and normal distributions is a plus.
  • Experience with Scripting language (Perl, Python, etc.) Visual Basic / C# .NET is a plus.
  • Flexibility for occasional short domestic or international travel.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering / Engineering Technology, or a related field.
  • 7+ years of related experience or 3+ years working Process/Test Engineering or similar.

 

If you are a passionate and detail-oriented engineer with a flair for ensuring product quality through in-circuit testing, we encourage you to apply for the Design for Test Engineer position at Teradyne.  Sometimes enthusiasm and a strong work ethic can outweigh certain specific qualifications. If you are genuinely excited about the opportunity to work in this role and can demonstrate your dedication, we want to hear from you. Applying gives you the opportunity to display your potential during the interview process. Your drive, problem-solving abilities, and willingness to adapt can make a positive impression.
 

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ITAR Restriction: All candidates for this ITAR restricted position must be one of the following: US Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, Asylee, Refugee or otherwise lawfully admitted under an amnesty program.

FOUO Designation:  This position may require access to work under Federal Contracts under the "For Official Use Only" designation, and as such, you may be limited to access such programs if you are not a US citizen or if you have dual citizenship

The above listed position may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment.


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