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R&D Electrical Engineer, Prin

Date:  May 9, 2022

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.


  • Architect and participate/lead design, development, implementation, verification, validation and reliability growth of electronics based systems & components as applied in downhole tools.
  • Understand and have hands-on experience with micro-processor or controller-based systems, architecture, components and interfaces.
  • Lead/participate in designs with fundamental embedded programming concepts to solve complex problems.
  • Knowledge and experience in embedded debugging IDE (like TI Code Composer Studio), fluent in firmware programming and development in C language as well as basics of assembly language.
  • Lead/participate in overall design/component qualification testing as well as in debugging/troubleshooting of complex issues by using common lab instruments.
  • Hands-on experience in high temperature electronics system design, component selection, qualification & PCB assembly practice.
  • Develop schematics and support PCB design (using CAD tools). Well versed in resolving issues such as noise minimization, reflection, crosstalk, ground bounce, etc.
  • Knowledgeable and have hands-on experience/understanding of common interface protocols like I2C, SPI, RS485, RS232, CAN, USB, etc.
  • Familiar with sensor analog front interfaces and concepts related to sensor calibration.
  • Basic understanding of various filters, amplifier topologies and architecture.
  • Knowledgeable and hands-on experiences on ADC, DAC, LDO, switching power supply topologies
  • Able to perform circuit simulation utilizing tools such as LTSPICE, PSPICE, etc.
  • Able to prepare engineering documents like design specifications, test plans, test procedures, user’s manuals, etc.
  • Protect intellectual property by filling timely disclosures and patents.
  • Some travel to field locations/testing locations will likely be required for this role.


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 skills, a variety of job opportunities might be available including R&D Principal Electrical Engineer, R&D Advisor Electrical Engineer up to a R&D Senior Advisor Electrical Engineer.

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.HoustonTexas77032, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 101957 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Production Solutions 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Nearest Major Market: Houston

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