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Engineer - Software/Firmware Development (Senior to Principal role)

Date:  Jan 10, 2022

Singapore, 05, SG, 639940

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.


Halliburton Technology

Research & Development Career

Recognized as innovators in the industry, Halliburton's Research and Development scientists and engineers are responsible for designing the thousands of patented tools and technologies applied in field locations each day in locations all over the world.

As part of Halliburton's Research and Development group, you'll invent and author patented technologies that enable our customers to maximize new and existing oil and gas assets. Leading your own smaller projects or working on a larger project team, you'll develop Halliburton's intellectual property assets and invent and author the patents that underpin the processes and products that generate revenue and market leadership for Halliburton. Just a few of your daily responsibilities might include:


  • Designing new equipment and processes
  • Supporting design changes to existing technologies
  • Observing technologies in the field to ensure correct implementation
  • Designing lab experiments and analyzing data.


We're looking for self-starters with leadership capabilities, innovative ideas and the ability to effectively express ideas to team members, project stakeholders and management. You should hold a bachelor's or post-graduate degree in any of the engineering and science, geology/geosciences or chemistry disciplines.

Open positions:


Position details: Firmware Engineer, Junior – Principal


  • Under general direction, responsible for defining requirements, functional specifications and testing documentation for engineering embedded applications, which varies in scope and complexity.
  • Ensures that the Technical Firmware Development process is followed on the development project. Works with others to improve the process. Designs, codes, tests, troubleshoots, and documents engineering embedded applications.
  • Works as part of a project team or as a leader of a defined section of a major project. Develops project plans, functional specifications and schedules. Assists in determining product needs and enhancements.
  • Contributes to Halliburton’s Intellectual Property portfolio by delivering innovative and commercially successful solutions. Creates an impactful relationship with Halliburton’s technical community, customers, and vendors by proactively collaborating with key stakeholders. Participates in professional societies in area of specialization.
  • Works effectively as a team member by communicating clearly and efficiently to provide innovative solutions.
  • Takes the initiative to go beyond what situations require and focuses on attention to detail by making sure that work is done correctly, completely, and to the highest standards.


  • Skills are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline, and 4 years of related experience. 
  • Completion of a master’s degree in Computing, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline is preferred
  • Good personal, professional, team work and communication skills are required.
  • Availability for international trips.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues, selecting and using appropriate debugging tools.
  • Design architecture of embedded systems, test and debugging plans.
  • Capability of assessing embedded design on physical system (power, timing, etc.)
  • Good understanding of digital and analog circuits.
  • Familiar with electronics equipment used for circuit analysis/troubleshooting (e.g. Oscilloscope).  
  • Understanding of memory mapping, memory types, memory map peripherals, interrupts
  • Good knowledge and experience in C/C++ on embedded platform.
  • Experience with serial communication protocols (UART, RS232, RS485, SPI, I2C, CAN,…)
  • Experience with Real time Operating System (Unix, CMX,…) and driver development.
  • Familiar with data encoding/decoding/compression techniques, design and implementation of digital filters and DSP algorithms, DFT, data analysis and interpretation skills, hands on experience on fixed as well as floating point processors etc. 
  • Familiar with MatLab, Simulink, FPGA programing, ARM, STM32, ADC, DAQ, etc.



Position details: Software Engineer, Senior - Advisor


  • Under general direction, you will collaborate with Digital Signal Processing engineers to develop signal processing algorithms related to transmission of data between the surface and downhole tools in a very challenging real-time drilling environment. 
  • You will apply your engineering/programming skills to convert such MATLAB algorithms into highly optimized production-ready engineering software.
  • You will be challenged to create highly efficient, highly reliable, fault-tolerant software. Solutions will require research, investigation and innovation.
  • You will also be exposed to other software projects and will directly affect the operation and effectiveness of our field operations.



  • Position requires that the Technical Software Development process is followed on the development project. Skills are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar discipline, and 4 years of related experience or through 8 years of software development experience.
  • Proficient in developing C++ and C# (or Java) desktop applications.
  • Proficient in MATLAB.
  • Experience with acquisition, processing, analysis and presentation of real-time data.
  • Knowledgeable in digital signal processing and digital communications.
  • Possess a strong mathematical background and knowledgeable in algorithm optimizations.
  • Exhibit strong organizational, analytical, multi-tasking and prioritization skills


Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experienced in user-interface development.
  • Familiar with design patterns, unit testing and agile development.
  • Familiar with .NET technologies such as WPF and WCF.
  • Knowledgeable in C, Managed C++ and Interop.
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server.



Candidates having qualifications that exceed job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs.


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.



315 Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim, Singapore, Singapore, 639940, Singapore


Job Details

Requisition Number: 103477  
Experience Level: Entry-Level 
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.

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