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Senior Technology Professional - Power Electronics, Wireline & Perforating Technology

Date:  Dec 30, 2021

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 & lead design, development, implementation, verification, validation & reliability growth of power electronics-based systems & components as applied on downhole & surface equipment/tools as part of wireline and perforating technologies
  • Develop common AC/DC and DC/DC converter topologies (buck, boost, buck-boost, fly-back, forward, half-bridge, full-bridge, etc.)
  • Design complete power electronics converter systems (active/passive component selection, input/output filter design, closed-loop control, gate driver circuits, etc.) for up to 1700Volt applications
  • Develop specification & design of magnetic components (power inductor and transformer)
  • Develop solutions with wide-bandgap power semiconductor devices (SiC MOSFETs) with full understanding of high-temperature characteristics
  • Develop specifications for thermal management (heat sinks) for high-density power converters
  • Develop schematic and support PCB design
  • Develop layout of PCBs for high frequency switching circuits minimizing EMI issues
  • Lead troubleshooting of power converter boards
  • Utilize commonly used circuit simulators (LTSPICE, PSPICE, etc.)
  • Utilize math’s tools (Matlab, MathCAD, etc.) and Hardware-in-the-loop simulators
  • Lead design reviews of internal developments and third-party designs
  • Develop component qualification plans and lead execution of plans
  • Conversant with using lab equipment for development and testing, like HV probes, digital oscilloscopes, impedance analyzers etc
  • Document designs, specifications, test plans, revisions and produce test reports
  • Present technical status, risk plans and reports to management
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to other personnel in the team in developing new approaches to solve problems
  • Protect intellectual property by filing timely disclosures and patents
  • Prepared to work on several projects at a given time or highly complicated projects that require a creative teamwork. Work with cross-functional teams during product life cycle
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal, leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Subject matter expert for Halliburton
  • A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering or similar discipline and a minimum of 4 plus years related experience are required for the position. A master’s degree or PhD in electrical engineering, electronics engineering or similar discipline and license/charter as a Professional Engineer are preferred
  • Some travel may be required
  • 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: 116542 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Wireline and Perforating 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Electronics, PLM, Technology, Management