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Teradyne Senior Field Application Engineer in San Jose, California

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 Teradyne Solutions Engineering Group Field Applications team is looking for a highly-motivated, energetic, driven Field Application Engineer who will work collaboratively with the team as well as independently to determine and develop imaginative, detailed, and practical application solutions.

Are you ready for a change? We would like to have you join our team!


Field Applications Engineers in the Solutions Engineering Group will have the opportunity to experience a range of activities, which vary week to week and sometimes day to day. These include:

  • Devise innovative techniques for testing and characterizing cutting edge Digital and Mixed Signal devices.

  • Design sophisticated analog and digital test interfaces to implement switching, filtering, signal conversion, and other functions.

  • Write and debug test programs in C/Visual Basic to solve customer's test problem for mixed-signal, logic, and memory applications.

  • Create demonstration development programs and presentations.

  • Identify trends in customer IC development to help guide the development of new Teradyne ATE instrumentation.

  • Reproduce customer problems for software/hardware engineering to correct, and provide interim solutions to keep our customers production flowing.

  • Develop competitive benchmarks to differentiate us from the competition.

  • Travel to customer sites to support Design Engineers, Test Engineers, Product Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers.

  • Work with Sales and Marketing to develop sales and support strategies.

  • Attend trade shows as a technical representative.

  • Write and present technical papers at our professional conference, the Teradyne Users Group.

  • Teach technical classes and seminars to customers and Teradyne engineers.

  • Project management to maintain and oversee the delivery of critical project milestones.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Strong, hands on hardware experience using lab equipment, such as: Digital multimeter, High Speed Oscilloscopes and Waveform generators.

  • Must have strong programming experience in C, C++ and VB.

  • Proficient in Windows and Excel.

  • Excellent communications skills; Verbal, presentation and documentation.

  • Ability to travel 25% or more.

  • 5+ years of experience with ATE equipment such as; 93K Advantest, Teradyne/Eagle or other test equipment is highly desired.


A Bachelors of Science degree in either Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering required. Other related disciplines may be considered.

Teradyne offers medical, dental and vision benefits along with a 401K Matching Plan, Profit Sharing Plan and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


Current openings may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment. ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you’re unable to access our on-line application due to a disability you may visit one of our locations or our Corporate Office at 600 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA and request a paper application form. In addition, you may also contact the HR Service Center at 978-370-3041 or contact them at for additional assistance. LitePoint, a Teradyne Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.