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Sr. Power Connector Engineer

ID:  2730
Function:  Engineering

Agoura Hills, CA, US

Organization & Role


Teradyne is the leading provider of test solutions for the semiconductor industry. Our test equipment enables the latest advances in electronics: processors, 
wireless, power management, memory, image sensors, automotive, artificial intelligence, and more. Join our product development team and be at the forefront 
of what’s next in electronics.


We are seeking a Senior Power Connector Engineer to lead product development for electrical connectors and signal delivery subsystems for the next generation 
of Teradyne semiconductor test solutions. Teradyne’s products impose particularly demanding requirements on connectors, and the Senior Power Connector Engineer
develops the special solutions. This individual works closely with Product Marketing to understand customer needs, and with Product Development to implement 
new designs. 




The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Identification and development of innovative concepts to achieve industry-leading signal

           delivery solutions especially for, but not limited to, device power supplies and power 
           measurements. These solutions combine:


  • High channel density
  • Minimized inductance and leakage
  • High current and/or voltage ( for example, associated with electric vehicle systems)
  • Effective electromagnetic isolation
  • Reliable blindmating over a long cycle life
  • Low cost


  • Synthesis of requirements from multiple market segments and applications
  • Development of high-level product objectives into discrete, specific product requirements.
  • Effective collaboration with global supply base to arrive at viable economic solutions
  • Technical leadership of development teams, including oversight  of design, simulation, testing


Basic Qualifications & Skills


•    Proficiency in fundamentals of signal integrity, including electromagnetic theory, power impedance and inductance, creepage and clearance, and controlling electromagnetic emissions.
•    Familiarity with CST Microwave, HFSS, ADS, Matlab, and similar tools. 
•    Experience developing electrical connectors, including materials, analysis, and testing with VNA, TDR.
•    Fluency in mechanical fabrication methods including machining, forming, etching, plating and thin-film deposition methods.
•    Leadership and communication skills for effective influence with customers, collaboration with internal teammates, and directing international suppliers.
•    Creativity, initiative, and drive to bring innovative and challenging products to market.
•    Disciplined and methodical engineering rigor and careful attention to detail.



Minimum B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, or related field, with minimum 10 years of experience in product development.


 This job requires the individual to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be testing regularly in order to work in the Teradyne office. 


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