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Teradyne Global Application Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

We are Universal Robots, a diverse group of bright, ambitious people working at the forefront of collaborative robotics. Through our agility, resilience and entrepreneurial approach, we are taking our innovative cobot products into more markets and regions than ever before. 

Application Engineer in the USA area with a background in system integration

Would you like to be a part of a rapidly growing company with the opportunity to influence your own career progression? Could you see yourself driving application development influencing global product development and customer success?

*This position can sit in either Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, or Denver.

Universal Robots has changed the ground rules in automation – and it is being noticed!

As part of Universal Robots ( , a Teradyne ( company headquartered in Denmark, you become part of a global success. Our robotic arms help our customers improve productivity, profitability and create a safer working environment. With international offices spanning across the world, our performance-oriented colleagues share a passion for building a globally recognized business. We are growing fast and we aim to maintain our market leadership position in collaborative robots.

Reporting directly to the Global Director of Applications Management, your primary tasks are to:

  • Prepare specifications and related documents in accordance with requirements, established formats and general instructions. Review and analyze a variety of engineering data, documents and reports.

  • Development and implementation of product tests and product test procedures.

  • Assist productization staff in the release of product software.

  • Engage with OEM partners to drive product integration strategies.

  • Plan, conduct or coordinate relatively straight-forward engineering analyses and tests, and prepare related reports and summaries, for review.

  • Serve as a global application expert. Support local countries and customers with new proof of concept case studies. Know and communicate the value proposition of our products.

  • Support integration issues through end-customer acceptance.

  • Specific Software Development can include:

  • User Interface software design

  • Application development of embedded system applications in “C”, KAREL, and web technologies.

  • Database tool development

  • Web browser related development

  • Support the maximization of Universal Robots’ product penetration by engaging in customer visits, participating in trade shows, and facilitating the sales efforts and technical development of our go to market strategy.

  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to work towards common goals and support "One UR", including navigating safely in a rapidly changing environment / priority.

Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required

  • Duties require thorough understanding of standard engineering theories, concepts, principles and techniques. Work is subject to general overview to ensure quality.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechatronics or Engineering related subject.

  • Ten (10) or more years’ experience in industrial robotics or automation industry required.

  • Good communication skills, ability to transfer knowledge and a good understanding of cross-cultural differences

  • Functional Knowledge in a high-level programming language such as C++/Java/Python.

  • AutoCAD, Visual Basic, or other design and offline programming software experience required.

  • Approachable and takes pride in providing a high standard of support to customers and partners

  • Enjoy interaction with customers

  • Ability to analyze problems in a logical manner

  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects/ tasks simultaneously and effectively prioritize projects and tasks

  • Self-starter who is resourceful and initiates work without specific instruction

  • Demonstrated technical proficiency of systems integration in two (2) - three (3) distinct application areas such as Vison Solutions, Tooling + Fixturing design, screwdriving, dispensing, palletizing, welding, etc.

  • Flexible and works professionally

  • Up to 50% travel

Ready to Apply?

Send your application using the link. We take candidates into the recruitment process on a continuous basis and therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Join Universal Robots

We are a diverse group of smart, creative people working at the forefront of collaborative robotics. Our robotic arms help our customers improve productivity and profitability and create a safer work environment.

Together, we find innovative solutions to some of the most important manufacturing issues facing businesses today. And we dare to do what others find impossible – working towards making bleeding edge technologies a reality for businesses of all sizes.

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.