Teradyne Technical Writer in North Reading, Massachusetts


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Duties & Responsibilities:

At Teradyne , our Technical Writers work closely with our engineering team to create end-user technical documentation that is integrated into the software for our test systems and instrumentation. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working as part of a cross-functional team to proactively gather and organize the information required to develop hardware and software documentation as well as ensuring the technical accuracy of that content.

  • Performing software installations to verify release candidates contain all required documentation and to validate integration both internally and with other installed help files.

  • Working closely with other Technical Writers to maintain adherence to department-specific processes and procedures.

  • Ensuring proper use of brand, voice, and style as well as correct spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation.

Employment Category:

Regular Full Time



Position Subject to ITAR controls:


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required:

  • Experience developing modular, reusable content for complex online help systems

  • Technical writing experience in a high-tech environment

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, must be a team player

  • Strong documentation project management capabilities

  • Ability to handle multiple projects with flexibility and a can-do attitude

  • Keen attention to detail with a high regard for quality, efficiency, and processes

  • Experience with source control software

  • Minimal understanding of C, C++, and/or C# .NET

  • MadCap Flare

  • HTML and XML

  • Corel PaintShop Pro

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • BSEE or CSEE preferred

Teradyne is a leading supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications. Teradyne Automated Test Equipment (ATE) is used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems, which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers. Our Industrial Automation products include Collaborative Robots used by global manufacturing and light industrial customers to improve quality and increase manufacturing efficiency. In 2016, Teradyne had revenue of $1.75 billion and currently employs approximately 4,300 people worldwide.

Our stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TER.

Job Title:

Technical Writer

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



USA - MA - North Reading

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.

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.