Teradyne Application Engineer in Heredia, Costa Rica


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Duties & Responsibilities:

The duties of an Applications Engineer include:

  • Create techniques for testing and characterizing leading edge electronic components (VLSI and AVLSI devices).

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

  • Write and debug characterization/production test programs in C++/Visual Basic for mixed-signal, logic, power discrete and memory applications, using Teradyne platforms.

  • Support and deliver customer demonstration programs and presentations.

  • Reproduce/evaluate customer issues for software/hardware engineering to correct and provide interim solutions.

  • Provide remote support to customer inquiries, questions, and basic problems, via hotline support.

  • Participate in customer account teams and is expected to perform roles as the liaison between Teradyne and customer.

  • Travel to customer locations to provide on-site consultation and support customer product acceptance. Total travel requirements may be 25% or greater.

  • Write and present technical papers at internal/external Users Group meetings.

Employment Category:

Regular Full Time



Position Subject to ITAR controls:


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required:

  • BSEET (B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology), BSEE (B.S. Electrical Engineering), B.S Electronic Engineering or equivalent.

  • Strong hardware design skills (strong bases on AC-DC analysis, op amps, filters, DSP, DAC/ ADC, digital circuitry, Power Discrete, RF).

  • Strong software (C++ and/or Visual Basic) development skills.

  • Experience designing multilayer PCBs (DESIRABLE).

  • 1 to 2 years of test/product engineering experience in IC component testing with experience in developing sophisticated/robust ATE Mixed Signal solutions or equivalent (DESIRABLE).

  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Team player and able to maintain professional decorum with peers and customers in a high energy and highly variable production/engineering environment.

  • Ability to travel outside of Costa Rica, including the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Asia. This includes the ability to qualify for entry Visas into foreign countries. Total travel requirements may be 25% or greater.

  • Excellent communication skills, including a strong command of Business English (90% oral and writing).

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Job Title:

Application Engineer

Relocation Available (Some relocation assistance has been approved for this role):


Job Categories:



CRI - Heredia - Costa Rica

EEO Statement::

The above listed position 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 HR.Service.Center@teradyne.com for additional assistance.

Teradyne 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.