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Field Applications Team Leader

ID:  4163
Function:  Engineering

San Jose, CA, 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!



The Teradyne Field Applications team is looking for a highly-motivated, energetic and driven Field Applications Engineering – Team Leader, who will manage a team will work collaboratively with the team, as well as independently to determine and develop imaginative, thorough, and practical application solutions.




Team Leaders in will have the opportunity to experience a range of activities, which vary week to week and sometimes day to day. Three main responsibilities for team leader are:

  • Manage a team of 6-8 people.  This includes managing work done by the team, conducting performance reviews, managing funding, etc.
  • Support the sales account manager in the development of the overall/global account strategy. 
  • Responsible for overall applications execution and right staffing against the agreed objectives. 
  • Provide direct technical support to customers.


Other general responsibilities include:

  • Devise innovative techniques for testing and characterizing leading edge technology.  
  • Provide assistance to the technical lead in creating and developing good project schedules.
  • Evaluate project data for accuracy and take the lead in setting project targets and priorities Travel to customer sites to support Design Engineers, Test Engineers, Product Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers.  
  • Travel requirements may be 25% or greater. Integrate input from various sources to propose solutions (respond to RFPs) Manage scope change Communicate periodic project assessment to internal teams and external customers Lead demonstration development programs and presentations.
  • Identifying risks and forming contingency plans as soon as possible Teach technical classes and seminars to customers and Teradyne engineers.


 Basic Qualifications & Skills:

  •  6+ years of experience with ATE equipment such as; 93K Advantest, Teradyne/Eagle or other test equipment is required. 
  • Hands on experience on IC component testing project development
  • Must have strong programming experience in C, C++ or Visual Basic.
  • Proficient in Windows and Excel.
  • Excellent communications skills; Verbal, presentation and documentation.
  • Project management and team management experience is highly desired. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good leadership and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to travel 25% or more, domestic and international.



  • Bachelor or higher degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or related field


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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