Test Development Engineering Co-op - Spring 2024

Date: Sep 30, 2023

Location: North Reading, MA, US

Company: Teradyne

We are the global test and automation experts, powering next-generation technologies through advanced solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's leading-edge test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time. Our portfolio of industrial automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver new products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries, applications and the world.


At Teradyne, our Cooperative Education and Internship program is designed to deliver meaningful, fast paced and real-life work experiences that are relevant to your career and academic goals. Our program offers practical work experience in a business environment, with the opportunity to contribute and add value to the organization.


Don't under-value your own potential! We encourage you to apply even if you feel you do not meet all of the qualifications. We are striving to create an inclusive workplace that draws talents from varied educations, environments, and cultures, and want to consider what your unique talents can bring to our organization.


The Test Development Team at Teradyne's North Reading, MA headquarters is responsible for developing the test strategy, test equipment, test software, self-test software and procedures for new product introductions. 


We are currently seeking a Test Development Engineering Intern/Co-op who will serve as a technical contributor in a test development group. This position is located full-time on-site in North Reading, MA. Spring 2024 co-op, flexible start and end dates (ideally Jan-June), 4-6 month duration preferred. 


The Test Development Engineering Intern/Co-op will be responsible for the following: 


  1. Develop and/or improve test processes for Analog, Digital, and/or Optical test equipment including: the test strategy, interface design, ATE, test software, fixturing, software tools, documentation, and process control capabilities.
  2. Integrate new processes into production.
  3. Serve as a technical resource for factory operations.
  4. Investigate and develop more efficient test processes utilizing metrics to indicate results.
  5. Go beyond individual defect investigation & characterization to understanding defect trends in order to influence testing directions.


Test Development plays a key role in the product development processes. The variety of activities in these processes involves a diversity of skills that you won't find in many other entry-level opportunities. The desire to work in teams and address groups with your public speaking skills will be encouraged and fostered. 


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required 


The ideal candidate will: 


  • Be working toward a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Have knowledge of C / C++/ C#, Lab View / Lab Windows CVI / Agilent VEE / .NET framework
  • Proficient with MS office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Have effective communication skills and ability to work cross-functionally
  • Prior Teradyne Coop / Intern experience preferred 


Due to ITAR compliance, this position requires candidates to be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents. Relocation assistance has not been approved for this position. 



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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