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    Challenging environment and industry

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    Interesting and challenging business problems to work through, especially in operations.


    Do not value employees' career development, unless you are an engineer that wants to work on only one product for 20 years.

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    Have a leadership development program, or some other mechanism for younger employees to get cross functional experiences before they leave.

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Teradyne Interviews

Updated Jan 22, 2015
Updated Jan 22, 2015

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    Contractor/Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in North Reading, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in North Reading, MA
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Teradyne.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by contract recruiter who works at the Teradyne site in North Reading. I had one interview with 2 managers and 2 technical people. The overall experience was very positive, but thorough. After a brief introductory interview with the recruiter, I jumped right into an interview where I was asked to code 4 algorithms while the interviewer watched over my shoulder. While this level of scrutiny was unnerving at first, he did his best to make me comfortable and do my best. I actually enjoyed getting a chance to show what I like to do and can do best, rather than just talk about it. The person asked a large number of short, basic questions about C# that showed the breadth, rtaher than depth of your knowledge. Again, he was friendly and relaxed in what is essentially a confrontational, diagnostic scenario. The last 2 interviews with managers where more general and philosophical in nature.

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    • Being asked to code while the interviewer watched over my shoulder was a new and challenging situation for me.   View Answer
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    The rate & benefits (none) had been stated at the outset, since it was a contract.
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Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009

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Website www.teradyne.com
Headquarters North Reading, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1960
Type Company - Public (TER)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Teradyne has the anodyne for electronics makers concerned about quality and consistency. The company is a leading supplier of automated test equipment and a maker of systems for testing semiconductors. Teradyne caters to electronics manufacturing services suppliers, as well as OEMs who use Teradyne's test systems to analyze complex electronics used in the computing, consumer electronics, military/aerospace, and telecommunications industries. Customers include Western Digital, government contractors, and the US government. Teradyne has operations in Asia, Europe, and the... More

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