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R&D Electrical Engineer (Associate - Senior)

Date:  Dec 29, 2021

Houston, TX, US, 77032

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This opening is for a position in the technology department of Sperry Drilling which is a Halliburton PSL (Product Service Line). Sperry has a complete line of downhole tools for drilling and logging while drilling (LWD) that are designed to withstand the most extreme drilling environments while still making laboratory grade measurements.



  • The candidate will participate in developing and maintaining software and embedded firmware diagnostic systems for health assessment of Sperry downhole tools.
  • Candidate will work under the guidance of electrical and software engineering leads but will be expected to work independently on software module development.
  • Candidate will be expected to participate in extensive testing of the software diagnostics systems.
  • Additional responsibilities include periodic reporting of planned and completed development activities, providing estimated completion dates, and prompt reporting of issues.
  • This includes communication with different groups including project management, immediate supervisor, electrical and software groups, and other team members, etc.



  • Experience in Matlab and Python programming, developing GUIs
  • Experience with C/C++



  • Requires a minimum degree of BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. 


Preferred Experience:

  • At least 2 years of work experience in programming or Master's Degree
  • Experience in performing signal analysis/signal processing e.g., fast fourier transform (FFT), digital filtering and statistical analysis
  • Experience in testing software and firmware applications


Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher-level roles give (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

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: 109136 
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: 

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Firmware, Embedded, Testing, Statistics, Project Manager, Technology, Data