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Software Engineering Manager

ID:  5500
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

Teradyne’s Storage and System Level Test systems utilize complex high-speed automation to manipulate semiconductor and storage devices, position them in test fixtures which simulate their real-life usage, and determine whether product quality levels have been achieved in the manufacturing process.  

Our Engineering Managers need to be technical leaders and motivators who thrive in a dynamic, customer-driven, global work environment.  We succeed through teamwork. Internally, we closely interact with the Systems Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Marketing and QA teams. Externally, we interact with both our Field support organization as well as with our customers directly.


The successful applicant will have direct product development experience with a significant hardware component. This key management role requires a manager to direct a team of 3 to 4 software managers and indirectly, a team of ~30 to 40 software engineers. The team is responsible for the design, implementation, testing, and delivery of software for the Storage Test line of products. 



  • Organizing, developing, and directing the efforts of the software development team
    •    Responsibility for delivering the software content for all Storage Test product deliveries
    •    Enhancement of the software processes to achieve continuously improving quality, efficiency, and predictability
    •    Representation of the software organization to other functional groups and to executive management
    •    Team morale, skill development and coaching
    •    Along with other management team members, help develop the strategic and product direction for the organization
    •    Build/maintain relationship between the Software and Marketing organizations
    •    Work within the Product Line Architecture teams to help shape our product roadmap
    •    Set and monitor goals for the teams
    •    Facilitate the creation of solid project plans that have a very high probability of successfully meeting the core objectives of software quality, time to market, and cost. Identify and manage risks to the project.
    •    Capacity planning including hiring and recruiting, resource management (people and equipment) and equipment procurement
    •    Monitoring the day-to-day operations of the project teams to ensure core objectives are met; Identify project execution issues early, develop and execute corrective action plans if required. Escalate as necessary.
    •    Process management and oversight; Ensure team knows and understands our processes; Monitor and ensure processes and standards are being adhered to
    •    Participate in and encourage career growth for the managers & individual contributors


Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • •    Required
    •    10+ years as a manager of software development teams
    •    Experience executing against all phases of the software development life cycle
    •    Experience with large, multiyear, multinational projects
    •    Proven track record in managing/leading multi-site teams.
    •    Development and management of offshore teams
    •    Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
    •    Solid grasp of the primary software design and implementation skills
    •    Energetic team player who can work with a variety of people & disciplines
    •    Desired
    •    Experience developing semiconductor testers or semiconductor capital equipment
    •    Knowledge of automation and thermal controls and software
    •    Work in an environment that is agile and fast paced


  • BS in CS, CE or EE from a top university or engineering institution. MS. Preferred





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