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Power System Engineer

ID:  3927
Function:  Engineering

Tualatin, OR, 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!


This role is open to any of our Teradyne locations including; Tualatin OR., San Jose, CA., Agoura Hills, CA., North Reading, MA. and Buffalo Grove, IL.

Organization & Role

At Teradyne, our employees are on the cutting edge of technological advancements within the electronics testing industry.  If you want to be a part of true innovation and be inspired to change the face of technology, this is the place for you.  You will work with other passionate engineers and make critical contributions to the ever-changing world of electronics.  Join the industry leader that designs and manufactures the world’s most complex and highly integrated semiconductor test equipment for the world’s most demanding memory, automotive, consumer and connectivity device manufacturers.   Join us and revolutionize product development as an electrical engineer working on power design and safety circuits for the Nextest division of Teradyne. 


•    Working across the hardware and mechanical engineering groups to identify and document power requirements for tester platforms.
•    Designing front end AC power distribution systems including schematic generation, and component selection.
•    Sizing of electrical components, wires, bus bars, breakers, fuses, etc.
•    Selecting stock DC power supplies as well as working directly with power supply vendors to specify and manage custom designs.
•    DC control system design, including EMO loops, and tester system control logic.
•    Work with the compliance team to ensure compliance to all appropriate safety regulations and standards.
•    Assist with the creation of Technical Construction Files (TCF).

Basic Qualifications & Skills

•    Results oriented and proven ability to work with all engineering disciplines and marketing/sales to drive power needs to closure. 
•    Needs to possess outstanding English communication ability (written, verbal, & presentation), team skills, and show a history of driving & closing actions.
•    Knowledge of Domestic and International Electrical Safety and EMC Standards/Regulations such as SEMI (S2), National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), and European Standards (EN61010, EN60204, EN61326).
•    Working knowledge of ATE (or highly integrated electrical equipment) is a plus.
•    Cable harness design experience a+.
•    Strong basic computer and lab equipment and report writing skills.
•    Experience with safety equipment and processes around potentially live AC circuits.


•    BS required, BSEE/BSME or equivalent – MSEE/MSME+ preferred. Physics degree would work really well.
•    Experience: 5+-10+ years power systems design experience.





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