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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/31/2014
Job Category:
Software Development
System Test Engineer Co-op
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Teradyne | Sunnyvale, CA
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Job Description

To explore/investigate/validate new test methodologies for embedded wireless devices for both connectivity and cellular communications, by using LitePoint wireless testers. At the end of the internship, a successful demonstration should be held with a chosen wireless device, covering both connectivity and cellular test.

Learn LitePoint existing test solutions

Select one wireless device (connectivity + cellular)

Characterize the device (TX, RX, Concurrency, interference)

Develop the device control code running inside the embedded system

Work with other ATG members to develop the test solution

Demonstrate the solution

About LitePoint:
LitePoint is the leading provider of test solutions for the world's leading manufacturers of wireless modules and consumer electronics, including smart phones, tablets, and PCs. We are a Silicon Valley company founded in 2000 and since then, LitePoint products have been used to optimize and verify the operation of over 2 billion wireless devices. In 2011, LitePoint was acquired by Teradyne, the leading supplier of automated test equipment used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage, and complex electronic systems. In 2013, Teradyne had sales of $1.43 billion and employs approximately 3,700 people worldwide.
Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required

Master degree is required.

Experience with structured software development. Experiences in C/C++.

Knowledge of RF fundamentals and their impact on measurement results (i.e. RF matching effects, Signal to Noise (SNR) impacts, etc)

Working knowledge of hardware. Troubleshooting, problem analyzing and solving skills are big plus.

Working knowledge of wireless communication system is a big plus. In depth PHY layer knowledge of WLAN, Bluetooth, and Cellular technologies (GSM, W-CDMA, CDMA2000, LTE-FDD and TD-LTE would be a big plus.

Able to plan and execute tasks in timely manner.

Position Subject to ITAR controls No

About Teradyne

Teradyne, Inc. (Teradyne) is a supplier of automatic test equipment. The Company's automatic test equipment products and services include semiconductor test (Semiconductor Test) systems and military/aerospace test (Mil/Aero) instrumentation and systems, circuit-board test and inspection (Commercial Board Test) systems and automotive diagnostic and test (Diagnostic Solutions) systems, collectively these products represent Systems Test Group. On November 14, 2008, the Company completed its acquisition of Eagle Test Systems, Inc. (Eagle Test). Eagle Test designs, manufactures, sells and services high-performance automated test equipment for the semiconductor industry. On January 24, 2008, Teradyne, Inc. completed its acquisition of Nextest Systems Corporation (Nextest). Nextest designs, develops, manufactures, sells and services automated test equipment systems for the semiconductor industry. (Source: 10-K)