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RF Test Engineer

ID:  4868
Function:  Engineering

Irvine, CA, US

Organization & Role



Field Application Engineer



If you thrive on solving challenges and love learning about the latest innovative technologies, Teradyne is the place for you.  
We are the test experts behind many of today’s electronics products – smartphones, tablets, gaming systems, automotive electronics, 
computers and more.  Using the latest semiconductor technologies and software applications to develop test solutions.   Teradyne is 
looking for a Field Application Engineer who will work with our team and collaboratively with our customers.




  • Develop, debug and deployment of test solutions for Digital, SOC semi-conductor devices
  • Test program software development, often in collaborative environment 
  • Load board/probe card schematics design and layout review for test solutions
  • Analyze problems and develop solutions on Teradyne ATE platform to optimize customer throughput
  • Work with test engineering customers to understand and improve test processes
  • Develop tests for Functional, SCAN, DC parametric and other 
  • Making recommendations to improve quality of test coverage
  • Release to production of the test solution involving production handler and prober equipment; including correlation
  • Develop new techniques for characterizing and testing semiconductor devices
  • Demonstrate tester capability for customer evaluations
  • Assist customers on tester operation and capability
  • Provide training, technical exchanges and technical papers

Basic Qualifications & Skills



  • Test/Product engineering experience in digital, analog test development preferred
  • Prior programming experience on Teradyne, such as Uflex, Flex, J750, Magnum, Maverik or other semiconductor ATE platforms strongly desired
  • A solid/Proven technical domain understanding of RF testing.
  • Engage in detailed technical discussion with customer technical personal.
  • Ability to develop project scoping/technical assessment/team assembly.
  • Being able to apply judgment of effective escalation trigger and management
  • Understand project management- Schedule management – Risk Management – Change management.
  • RF Experience/Knowledge: Experience with RF techniques related to WLAN and Bluetooth testing (e.g. EVM) and modulation standards
  • Provide technical advice to help design PCB for high frequency (up to 12Ghz) applications
  • Correlation of device results between RF bench test instrument (spectrum analyzer, VNA, etc.) and ATE.
  • Direct experience working with Teradyne’s UltraFLEX system.


Strong communication skills, in order to:

- Communicate effectively to customer
- Communicate within the team
- Communicate with sales and (application) management.



Technical expectation setting/creating trust and confidence


Solid customer handling skills:


- Effective expectation setting
- Effective escalation management
- Relationship building
- Must have a ‘Passion to win’
- Willingness for international travel up to 25%
- Solid presentation skills




Bachelor or higher degree in electronic/computer engineering or related fields
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience of semiconductor testing Industry and preferred
Hands on experience on IC component testing project development



Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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