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Analog Instrumentation Design Engineer

ID:  2894
Function:  Engineering

North Reading, MA, US Alton Bay, NH, US Augusta, ME, US

Organization & Role



Hardware Engineer



Teradyne is a leading supplier of Automatic Test Equipment used to test complex electronics in the consumer electronics, automotive, computing, telecommunications, and aerospace and defense industries.  Teradyne brings high-quality innovations in smart devices, life-saving medical equipment and data storage systems to market faster through its advanced test solutions for semiconductors and electronic systems. 


Teradyne is a global technology company delivering progressive solutions to complex testing challenges. The System Test Group (STG) of Teradyne is the world’s leading supplier of Automated Test Equipment (ATE) for Electronic Boards and Assemblies.   You will be working with the Development Team on the world’s leading ICT Test Platform, the TestStation family of in-circuit test solutions. 



You will join a group of dedicated, enthusiastic, energetic team players. As a small, independent division of Teradyne, the STG division provides a unique blend of entrepreneurial spirit, combined with the scope and financial security of a $1B Global Electronic Equipment Supplier. This role will provide a high degree of responsibility, visibility, and latitude. 





A Hardware Engineer in the Production Board Test group will be responsible for concept-through-production design  of analog and digital instruments for automated test equipment. The engineer will perform a variety of complex activities covering the design of new products as well as sustaining support of the hardware.


These can include: new instrument design, ongoing design maintenance for obsolescence, cost reduction, or RoHS; and investigating customer-reported problems for root cause analysis and implementing improvements in design, test, and/or operations 
to resolve those problems.


Basic Qualifications & Skills



  • Analog instrument design experience is required over the operating range of DC to 100MHz. This would include familiarity with op amps, filters, data conversion, control systems and loop stability; digital and high-speed transmission line design experience is a plus.
  • Proficiency in schematic capture, hardware design, printed circuit board design.
  • Strong electrical debug skills and advanced trouble shooting techniques.
  • Strong lab skills with hands on experience operating oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers, signal generators etc.
  • Work independently as well as on cross-functional teams. Strong interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Hands-on practical approach to problem solving.
  • Experience with Cadence Tools, Spice, MathCad, MathLab, is a plus.
  • Experience with FPGA programming a plus.
  • Highly motivated team player and independent learner who can excel in a dynamic environment with strong personal discipline and a strong sense of ownership; good verbal and written communication skills




BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.

7 to 10 years of experience in designing complex, high density multilayer printed circuit boards, including demonstrated 
expertise in board bring-up, and supporting such designs successfully through the entire product life cycle. 



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