Halliburton United States, Houston: Sr Electrical/Electronics Engineer - Sperry Drilling in Houston, Texas

United States, Houston: Sr Electrical/Electronics Engineer - Sperry Drilling

Date: Oct 24, 2016

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.

To provide industry leading services, a variety of specially designed tools and equipment are required. Halliburton’s Downhole Tools Design Groups provide the following key technologies in the research, design, development, and support of its specialized well servicing equipment: Electronic Circuit Design, Microprocessor and Digital Signal Processor Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, Communication Systems, Control Systems, System Integration, Hazardous Area Electronics, High Temperature Electronic Circuit Design, Sensors and Actuator Design, and Reliability. Conception to commercialization development philosophy exposes the Electronic Design Engineers to all aspects of new product development including design, manufacturing/production, lab/field testing, marketing/commercialization, and sustaining.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Candidates will apply their knowledge in electrical engineering to develop embedded hardware for downhole tools

  • Work as integral part of multi-discipline team including project management, mechanical engineering, assembly & test and software teams.

  • Participate in developing and analyzing design requirements

  • Investigate problems in design, recommend and implement solutions

  • Execute designs and test plans to ensure systems meet written specifications and requirements for functionality and performance

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering. MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering is preferred.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • At least 6 years relevant work experience


  • Experience developing MCM (Multi-Chip-Modules)for High Temperature severe environments

  • Experience in analog and mixed signal circuit design including:

  • Understanding of signal integrity principles and noise reduction techniques

  • Fluency with PCB schematic and circuit simulation programs

  • Familiar with PCB layout and its effect on circuit performance

  • Experience with signal conditioning/analog filtering

  • Familiar with ADCs and conversion protocols

  • Sensor interface circuit design

  • Excellent understanding of data acquisition instrumentation and methods

  • Experience designing with microcontrollers, Digital Signal Processor and FPGAs

  • Experience with data analysis tools such as Matlab, Mathcad, etc.

Desired Qualifications (some or all of the following):

  • Prior experience in development of downhole telemetry, survey tools, resistivity, nuclear, NMR, and drilling dynamics is a plus

  • Knowledge and experience in digital design, power supply design, signal processing and high temperature harsh environments design is a plus

Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available, including Senior Technical Professional - Electronics and Technical Advisor – Electronics.

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States

Job Details

Requisition Number: 18142

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology

Product Service Line: Sperry Drilling Svcs

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position:

Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Embedded, Electronics, Testing, Supply, Data Analyst, Technology, Operations, Data