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Mechanical Engineer

ID:  4102
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!

Organization & Role

The candidate will be able to take product requirements and with minimal oversight, be able to develop detailed design solutions, be able to present to other design engineers and manufacturing engineers the proposed solution, perform DFM with vendors, and prepare final drawings and BOMs for fabrication.  The candidate will also be able to build initial prototypes of the proposed design to complete validation and perform any required design verification.  Ability to work with a team is a must.  Also, the ability to communicate effectively in a remote environment is a key requirement.  Finally, being curious, a self-starter, and eager to take on new challenges are attributes of the successful engineer at Nextest.


+Familiar with Solidworks and PDM tools

+Familiar with sheetmetal design

+Familiar with the design weldments and machined parts

+Familiar with stress/strain analysis and FEA

+Able to prepare presentations explaining work and design proposal to remote teams

+Familiar with remote collaboration tools (Webex, Zoom, etc.)

+Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a team

Basic Qualifications & Skills

The successful candidate must have 5+ years of relevant experience with electro-mechanical design. 

+Experience with UR robot programming and application development

+Fluid handling and distribution for liquid cooling systems

+Electrical Power distribution and design

+Familiar with Safety compliance requirements (SEMI-S2/S8, IEC 61010, etc.)

+Electronics cooling (both air and liquid cooling)

+Thermal analysis

+PWB design (note that experience with Allegro is a plus)

+Cable harness design

+Pneumatics design

+Mechanism design

+Injection molding experience

+Experience with microcontrollers and sensors

+High speed signal delivery (coaxial cables and connectors)

+Backplane design

+Experience with Semiconductor capital equipment design is a plus

+Experience with ATE or other Teradyne BU is a strong plus


BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent in a related field 

With 5+ years of relevant experience with electro-mechanical design. 



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

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