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Field Application Specialist

ID:  5631
Function:  Engineering

Richardson, TX, US Castle Rock, CO, US MA, US Frankfort, MI, US Louisville, KY, US Atlanta, GA, US Marengo, OH, US Richmond, VA, US Pilot Mountain, NC, US Brookfield, WI, US Webster Groves, MO, US Chaska, MN, US Lake Zurich, IL, US Paradise Valley, AZ, US Pulaski, TN, US

Teradyne’s Defense and Aerospace Division is the leading provider of high-performance test systems, subsystems, instruments and service for the defense and aerospace markets. Our test products are used to ensure the readiness of military and commercial aerospace electronics systems. New programs, such as tactical aircraft and missile systems, as well as upgrade programs, continue to fuel the demand for high performance test systems in this market.

Organization & Role

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 Field Application Engineer to support Teradyne’s Aerospace and Defense business unit.  


  • Establish and Maintain the Technical Relationship in an Account.
  • Prepare and Present Product Briefings.
  • Prepare Customer Demonstrations and Manage Evaluations.
  • Attend and Contribute at Technical Conferences.
  • Respond to Customer Requests for Proposals and Statements of Work.
  • Work with Factory Engineering to specify system configurations to meet customer test requirements.
  • Travel to customer locations approximately 50-75% of the time.
  • Support Internal and External Sales Representatives.
  • Manage Demonstration Hardware.
  • Play a key role in product development process including involvement in customer opportunities and problem solving.
  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational, analytical and PC skills.
  • Understanding of the Test Program Set (TPS) development process.
  • Proficiency with a C based language (ANSI, C++, C#).


Basic Qualifications & Skills


  • 15+ years’ experience in Test Engineering.
  • 10+ years’ experience in Defense and Aerospace industry.
  • 3+ years of field application experience.
  • Experience developing Test Program Sets utilizing Teradyne Instrumentation.
  • Experience configuring Test Systems based on User Requirements.
  • Experience working with the customer to finalize requirements to a statement of work.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance (Secret or above).
  • U.S. Person as defined under ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations).


  • BSEE or Equivalent


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.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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