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Embedded Software Engineer

ID:  5686
Function:  Engineering

North Reading, MA, US

Organization & Role

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 helps manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne delivers manufacturing automation across chip and HDD industries around the world!


The Teradyne Firmware Engineering team is looking for a highly motivated, energetic, technically driven Embedded Firmware Engineer to focus on the development of software systems for Embedded products within the HDD Business Unit. This individual will report directly to the Firmware Engineering Manager.



Our Embedded Software development tasks consist of writing and maintaining software that presents a programmatic interface to the low-level hardware of Automatic Test Equipment (ATE). The software is intended to control the hardware and interface to systems and class structures that will be loaded to the ATE. The code that is developed will interface to hardware directly and through firmware. It will also provide a more generalized interface up to user-level software. Come be part of our team!

Basic Qualifications & Skills


  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Conceive and implement fully functional and high performing C# and C++ software OO solutions.
  • Develop embedded systems on microcontrollers/embedded processors.
  • Debug system and board level modules through the software toolset, working closely with hardware and firmware engineers.
  • Experience developing and debugging multithreaded applications.
  • Experience coding on both Linux and Windows.
  • Proficient in Visual Studio 2015 (or later) or equivalent.
  • Experience with Git Source Control Management.

Additional desired skills (a plus)

  • Experience modifying and maintaining Linux Kernel, root file system, uBoot, device drivers and cross compilation tools.
  • Comfort with all of the following technologies: SPI buses, I2C buses, PID control, fixed point math, async/sync serial bus, DDR, memory, FPGA buses.
  • Experience with Intel and ARM architectures.
  • Familiarity with code analysis tools like Valgrind, Coverity.


 Minimum BS degree in EE, CS, Computer Engineering or equivalent






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