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Systems Engineer / Mechanical Design

ID:  1736
Function:  Engineering

Agoura Hills, 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


We are seeking a Systems Engineer to lead product development for electro-mechanical subsystems for the next generation of Teradyne 
semiconductor test solutions. This individual identifies essential requirements and invents creative solutions, working closely with 
Product Marketing to understand customer needs, and with Product Development to implement new designs.



  • Synthesis of requirements from multiple market segments and applications.
  • Development of high-level product objectives into discrete, specific product requirements.
  • Effective interaction with customers to solve problems, build understanding, and foster collaborative relationships.
  • Generation of innovative concepts for machines that:


                                    - Provide precise position repeatability for mating contact mechanisms
                                    - Manipulate our test equipment products as cost- and space-efficiently as possible
                                    - Integrate and dock our products with other equipment used by our customers
                                    - Include measures for failsafe operation
                                    - Deliver solutions for the latest generation of advanced semiconductor testing


  • Leadership in collaboration with development teams, including communication clarity, technical guidance, and trade-off analysis, and change management.
  • Effective collaboration with global supply base to arrive at economically viable solutions



Long-term expectations for this position include:

Development of long-term technical capability roadmaps to support market changes over time.
Contributions to initiatives throughout the company as a subject matter expert for customer test cell considerations, challenges, and solutions.

Basic Qualifications & Skills



  • Initiative and drive to bring innovative and challenging products to market.
  • Disciplined and methodical engineering rigor and careful attention to detail.
  • Leadership and communication skills for effective influence with customers, internal teammates, and suppliers worldwide.
  • Proficiency in fundamentals of machine design: structural analysis, tolerances, precision alignment, actuators, bearings, mechanical properties of materials.
  • Fluency in mechanical fabrication methods.




Minimum B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, or related field, with minimum 10 years of experience. Experience with semiconductor production, 
including responsibilities associated with capital equipment used for test, is preferred.




Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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