Calibration/Diagnostic Engineer

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Date: Mar 29, 2024

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Teradyne

Organization & Role

Do you want to be part of an exciting and dynamic team where you get the chance to work with cutting edge technology?  Do you enjoy solving complex problems? Teradyne’s engineering teams are characterized by having deep technical skills and working concurrently with software and hardware designs. Our Engineers thrive in a dynamic, customer oriented, global work environment. We succeed through teamwork, cooperation, and close relationships with our customer base.  We are seeking an Electrical Engineer for our Nextest division to develop and maintain calibration, characterization, and diagnostics programs for the Magnum family of testers.


  • Develop new, maintain, and extend existing high-speed timing calibration and characterization software libraries and program
  • Work directly with hardware engineers to develop new calibration and characterization routines, as well collect and help analyze data for design validation of new and existing products.
  • Identify hardware and or software issues occurring on the customer’s test floor or on our manufacturing floor and either recommend or implement solutions to the designs.
  • Work directly with Product Engineering and Manufacturing to transition new product releases between the Engineering group and the Manufacturing group.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of C and C++, and object-oriented design.
  • Ability to read hardware schematics and block diagrams.
  • Ability to translate hardware register data and memory maps into software models and objects.
  • Familiarity with the characteristics of giga-bit digital signals and circuits.
  • Familiarity with Time-Domain Reflectometry.
  • Familiarity with methods for measuring programmable delays
  • Ability to use the basic functions of oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, and Logic Analyzers.
  • Knowledge of data structures and experience with the C++ Standard Templates Library (STL).
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio 10 (and above), in building executable program and Dynamic Link Library projects.

Desirable Skills

  • Proficiency with a source code control system (Git experience preferred)
  • Experience working with Automatic Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Experience communicating over various busses; GPIB, I2C, SPI, PCIe, etc.
  • Ability to create and present design documents and diagrams
  • Data analytics skills; 6-sigma, Cp, Cpk, etc.
  • Familiarity with common Signal Integrity concepts, Eye diagrams
  • Understanding frequency domain, Fourier Xform/Series.
  • Advanced use of Excel, MATLAB



Electrical Engineering degree; MS with 5+ years’ experience or BS with 7+ years’ experience

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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