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Senior Field Application Engineer

ID:  2396
Function:  Engineering

San Jose, CA, US

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 Field Applications team is looking for a highly-motivated, energetic, driven Field Application Engineer who will work collaboratively with the team as well as independently to determine and develop imaginative, thorough, and practical application solutions.



  • Support customer test engineers and product engineers in development and deployment of test solutions for customer devices.
  • Design test interface hardware for device under test (DUT).
  • Create test programs in C/Visual Basic to perform digital, analog, radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal test functions.
  • Support customer device bring up and debug.
  • Create characterization test programs, collect data and perform data analysis.
  • Perform test correlation and data analysis, support release for production.
  • Report customer bugs/problems to engineering and manage follow up delivery of fixes.
  • Develop supporting tools to support customer test program generation.
  • Collect customer needs and requests, communicate to internal engineering team to develop new solutions for customer.
  • Work with worldwide support teams to coordinate project development and on time delivery of critical project milestone.


Basic Qualifications & Skills


  • 5+ years ATE test development experience.
  • Test experience of digital, power management IC (PMIC), RF, or mixed-signal devices.
  • Knowledge and experience of Teradyne testers, UltraFlex and IGXL, is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience on script language (Perl, Python, etc) programing is a plus
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Travel both domestic and international as needed
  • Strong team player and goal oriented
  • Able to handle dynamic work environment with pressure and quick changes.



Bachelor or higher degree in electronic/computer engineering or related fields


This job requires the individual to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the first day of work or receive a reasonable accommodation from the vaccine requirement based on a valid medical or religious exemption. 

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

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