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Sr. Analog Hardware Design Engineer

ID:  1196
Function:  Engineering

Heredia, CR

Organization & Role

We are looking for creative Hardware Design Engineers to join our HW Design Team in Costa Rica.
The candidate will design, analyze and validate solutions for ATE instrumentation.  They will see designs through all aspects of the design phase, will work with vendors seeking the best use of new technology for continual improvement, and will participate in design reviews with their fellow engineers. 


•    Hardware technical assessments, requirements and implementation plans.
•    Analog and power circuit design, simulation and specification margin analysis.
•    Power and timing analysis on signal delivery.
•    Circuit development including on-board power supply design, power regulation, control loops, magnetics, filters, and high speed circuits and signals.
•    Schematic capture, PCB planning and review.
•    Design validation plans and verification.
•    Design for reliability, testability, and manufacturability.
•    Participation in design reviews, failure analysis, writing specifications.
•    Assist with design verification testing and data collection, for proof of design goals.
•    Collaboration with semiconductor suppliers in resolving component obsolescence issues.
•    Working on customer issues with existing instrument designs.
•    Participation in industry seminars and ongoing skills based training.


Designing a new instrument for this challenging ATE market requires excellence in variety of disciplines including FPGA, Firmware, Software, QA, Thermal Design, Mechanical Design. Hardware designers must be able to work as part of these cross functional teams and be able to navigate the challenges that occur in designing such complex products.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

The Technical Lead individual in Costa Rica will enhance Teradyne’s capability to take on instrument projects independently of the design site to: develop and test / verify complex systems products involving electrical hardware, software, and mechanical hardware; in conjunction with Engineers from other Design sites.  Applicants are expected to possess the following qualifications:

•    15-20 years experience working in a HW development role
•    Driving Technical Aspects of Development Projects 
•    10 years experience driving HW development projects
•    Strong Project Management Skills
o    Ability to synthesize scattered details into clear meaningful messages 
o    Ability to lead teams through change
o    Ability to deal with and resolve conflict
•    Track record of driving HW development projects from concept to completion
•    Strong Communication Skills
o    Provide concise summaries for executive management and other teams
o    Understand and communicate technical details with engineers you lead
o    Ability to distill technical updates into easily communicated summaries
•    BSc or equivalent. MSc is a plus
•    Experience interfacing with multiple engineering disciplines 
•    Experience Managing directs a plus but not required

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