Hardware Design Engineer

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Houston, TX, United States

Phone: 18326319445
Web Site: https://www.recru.us/

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Hardware Design Engineer


Houston, TX 

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Summary :Under minimum supervision, derives functional specifications, requirements, and system level designs for state-of-the-art technology solutions for some of the most challenging problems in oil & gas to improve operational efficiency, lower costs, and maximize well productivity. Applies advanced skills in using engineering tools to design hardware, electronic circuits, control systems or algorithms for product changes and new product development. Advises and mentors junior engineers to deliver subsystems that will ultimately be integrated to form complex systems. Leads simulations and analysis to predict performance of systems and identifies design improvements by evaluating results. Contributes in reliability analysis such as risk assessments and Failure Mode Effects Analysis by compiling and examining data. Identifies the testing requirement at a system level with the emphasis on complying with test standards and Health, Safety, and Environment procedures. Contributes to Intellectual Property portfolio by preparing Invention Disclosures and recognizing ideas that have Intellectual Property potential without disclosing confidential information. Works as integral part of multi-discipline team including project management, mechanical engineering, assembly and test, and software teams.  

Primary Function: 
  • Design and develop embedded hardware for permanent downhole tools
  • Design for Manufacturing
  • Design Tests and Procedures
  • Analyse design issues and identify solutions
  • Independently evaluate design and execute tests to meet stated requirements
  • Create Product Support Documentation
  • Participates and facilitates electrical Design Reviews
  • Creation of new Intellectual Property
  • High temperature and rugged electronics design for downhole tools
  • Downhole linear and switching mode power supply design
  • Downhole motor driver design
  • Analog and digital electronics design; schematic capture and PCB layout software in Altium Designer or equivalent.
  • Data Acquisition Units such as National Instruments Modules; analog circuit simulation software for evaluating concepts
  • High temperature (150C and higher) electronics design, simulation, prototyping, and testing for permanent installations
  • Downhole communication systems, filtering, signal analysis and decoding
  • Experience in analysing multichip module (MCM), micro-probing, and troubleshooting desired
  • Embedded C programming on microcontrollers, and microcontrollers including coding of interfaces to external systems desired
Skills acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline and 7 years of related experience. Completion of a Masters in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline is preferred.