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Hardware Engineer

ID:  1686
Function:  Engineering

North Reading, MA, US

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 help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!.

Organization & Role

Semiconductor Test Division DC Electrical Hardware Engineer

The Teradyne Hardware Engineering team is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, technically driven Electrical Hardware Engineer to focus on the development of hardware products within the Semiconductor Test division. Development occurs in a dynamic and challenging multi-site development environment. 
The successful candidate for this challenging position will design cutting edge electronic hardware used to test integrated circuits in test systems around the world. While the position is principally an electronic hardware designer, the engineer will gain experience with all aspects of modern complex system development in a collaborative environment. These aspects include hardware, software, and logic design; design for test and manufacturability; thermal management; mechanical engineering; requirements development and management; and other engineering disciplines.
Entry level to 2 years.


•    Perform or be involved with all aspects of product development for complex DC hardware systems, from inception through first customer shipment.
•    Design hardware elements of DC instruments for automated test equipment.
•    Define and perform hardware prototyping and characterization experiments.
•    Execute product integration and verification test and debug in a hands-on manner. Document results clearly and concisely.
•    Write prototype software for design verification and data analysis.
•    Work collaboratively with other engineering disciplines as necessary to produce a successful product design.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

Hardware technical skills:


  • Op-amps, transistors, DC and AC circuit analysis, power supplies, printed circuit board schematic and layout, general principles of electrical engineering.
  • Experience with hardware design in classes or an internship.




  • Printed Circuit Board design tools (Cadence, Eagle, Kicad, PCB123, etc)
  • Simulation tools (Cadence, LTSpice, etc)
  • Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Lab Equipment: DMM, oscilloscope, function generator, signal analyzer.
  • Programming skills a plus: one or more of Python, Visual Basic, C/C++, or another language.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, debugging, and problem-solving skills.
  • Solid verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Adaptivity and ability to learn new skills. 
  • Commitment to excellence, efficiency, and product quality.


•    BS or MS equivalent in electrical engineering or a related field.



Nearest Major Market: Boston

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