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Teradyne Firmware Software Engineer in North Reading, Massachusetts

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 Software Engineering team is looking for a highly-motivated, energetic, technically driven Software Engineer to focus on the development of software systems for products within the division. Development occurs in a dynamic and challenging multi-site development environment.


In this role you will be responsible for development and maintenance of embedded software for various microcontrollers and microprocessors within an automated hard drive test system. Primary responsibilities will include: C/C++ development on Linux. C# development on Windows.

  • Ability to read schematics and work with test equipment such as DVMs, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers.

  • Background in Hard disk drive and/or test equipment industry.

  • Experience modifying and maintaining Linux Kernel, root file system, uBoot, device drivers and cross compilation tools.

  • Comfort with all of the following technologies: SPI buses, I2C buses, PID control, fixed point math, async/sync serial bus, DDR, memory, FPGA buses.

  • Ability to read and understand IC datasheets and user guides.

  • Experience with Intel and ARM architectures.

  • GIT source control, Visual Studio,Eclipse IDE, TI Code Composer

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • 5+ years experience programming in C/C++ for embedded Linux for different microprocessors architectures (ARM, x86, etc).

  • Experience developing high performance software.

  • Knowledgeable of software performance profiling and high performance software techniques.

  • 5+ years experience programming C# on Windows.

  • Solid understanding of real time programming, concurrency, multi-threading.

  • Development Experience on Firmware.


  • BS or MS in computer science, computer engineering, or related field from a university or engineering institution

  • Minimum of 10 years of practical software development experience


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.