Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America      

My client is a R&D focused firm focused around the engineering and design of innovative downhole tools and technology. They are seeking a high caliber embedded engineer to come on board to be an individual contributor and ultimately move into a managing role. Please see below for responsibilities and requirements.

  • Lead firmware design, development, sustaining and maintenance efforts for various projects
  • Collaborate with Hardware and Software engineers throughout project, from concept to integration and delivery
  • Assist with electrical designs of drivers and controllers
  • Daily use of applied mathematics (i.e. simulation, control theory, etc.)
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Degreed professional in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
  • 2 plus years of embedded firmware/software experience
  • Experience programming in C/C++ and Python
  • Experience with microcontrollers, such as TI, PIC, etc.
  • Experience with RTOS would be a plus
  • Experience with Digital Signal Processing (DSP) would be a plus
  • This role would be an office-based role in Houston, TX


Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here;

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.