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Global Trade Compliance Specialist

ID:  5674
Function:  Legal

North Reading, MA, US

We are 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, we deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!


We are seeking an experienced Global Trade Compliance (GTC) Specialist to promote seamless imports and exports by Teradyne companies, including adherence to all applicable U.S. and non-U.S. laws and regulations and with Teradyne. Our efforts are undertaken through training, consultation and providing mentorship to employees combined with assessments and audits of international trade practices of Teradyne companies.

Agencies with whom the GTC Specialist may interface include, but are not limited to, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and its Census Bureau, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).



  • Participates in and performs training activities pertaining to regulations (e.g., related to classification of goods, software, and technology; embargoed and of concern countries; license applications; denied parties screening; completion of documents; etc.) as well as performing transactional activities for the above areas.
  • Responsibility for supporting the GTC Manager in assessing and auditing sites for import and export compliance and assist in resolving and implementing corrective actions where vital
  • Aids business units and works with Group and Divisional Legal counsel to resolve trade compliance matters (e.g., government audits, notices of possible violations) when required by GTC Manager.
  • Coordinates with other GTC team members on activities as required (e.g., on uniform process development, transfer pricing review for risk evaluation, review of products/services subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), management of service providers, implementation of IT tools).


Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in global trade compliance focused on export.
  • Basic digital literacy such as proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite to support the operation in its daily functions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal direction.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, involving cross business functionality.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally. (up to 10%)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical or scientific background.
  • Experience in logistics.
  • Experience in auditing.
  • Experience in delivering training.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in export.





ITAR Restriction: All candidates for this ITAR restricted position must be one of the following: US Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, Asylee, Refugee or otherwise lawfully admitted under an amnesty program.

FOUO Designation:  This position may require access to work under Federal Contracts under the "For Official Use Only" designation, and as such, you may be limited to access such programs if you are not a US citizen or if you have dual citizenship

The above listed position may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment.

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