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Hardware Design Engineer

ID:  2804
Function:  Engineering

North Reading, MA, US

Organization & Role



Hardware Design Engineer
System Level Test Engineering


The Teradyne Hardware Engineering team is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, technically driven Electrical Hardware Design Engineer to focus on the development of hardware products within the System Level 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.


  • Perform or be involved with all aspects of product development for complex hardware systems, from inception through first customer shipment.
  • Design hardware elements for system level 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

  • Experience 5+ years


  • Hardware technical skills

o    Op-amps, transistors, DC and AC circuit analysis, power supplies, printed circuit board schematic and layout, general principles of electrical engineering.
o    Experience with digital hardware design (system buses, I2C, SPI, LVDS, mixed speed and signal circuit topologies
o    Experience with computer interfaces (UART, PCI Express, USB, DDR and the like)

  • Tools:

o    Printed Circuit Board design tools (Cadence, Eagle, Kicad, PCB123, etc)
o    Simulation tools (Cadence, LTSpice, etc)
o    Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)

  • Lab Equipment: DMM, oscilloscope, function generator, signal analyzer, compliance test
  • 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.



This job requires the individual to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the first day of work or receive a reasonable accommodation from the vaccine requirement based on a valid medical or religious exemption. 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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