Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) is a precision engineering and manufacturing group which specializes in turn-key design, development, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, and testing of extra-vehicular and intra-vehicular (EVA & IVA) tools and equipment for astronauts; including life support and environmental control systems for space; robotic systems for military, space, and biological research; and thermal protection systems for launch vehicles. We also provide specialized engineering and support services in these areas, and astronaut training in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.

For more information please go to and click on Products & Services, then click Space Systems (OSS). This position is located in Clear Lake, Texas.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Support new designs from conception, analysis, and manufacturing, through to operational test and deployment.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Work directly with or as a Team Lead and associated Electrical Engineers on a given project.
  • Support new designs from conception, analysis, and manufacturing, through to operational test and deployment
  • Provide design support and guidance in various aspects of Electronics System Development
  • Be familiar with NASA specifications for Electronics Component development
  • Develop component test stand architectures for various components
  • Design and generate electrical component and lab instrumentation test system designs
  • Develop and or modify LabVIEW code for various test systems
  • Develop detailed test verification procedures
  • Work with electrical and mechanical technicians to build and test designed systems
  • Develop and test various breakout boxes and digital/analog sensor emulation systems
  • Perform electrical evaluation/selection of instrumentation (pressure transducers, flow meters, pumps, fans, RTDs, Thermocouples, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and repair existing test systems
  • Conduct analog and digital printed circuit board design for various application needs
  • Develop test software modules to perform specific tests
  • Work with eCAD designer to develop printed circuit board designs
  • Work in a laboratory environment, following standard operating procedures
  • Perform other duties as required


  • BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited engineering school and 5 years of related experience
  • Advanced degrees may be counted as experience
  • Prior experience with Analog, Digital and Power electrical schematic entry and printed circuit board layout tools such as Altium Designer
  • Prior experience with data acquisition systems (especially National Instruments) and LabVIEW code development
  • Prior experience with FPGA circuitry design and coding in associated VHDL development environments.
  • Prior experience with microcontroller circuitry design and associated embedded software development environments
  • Prior experience in cable design for space applications
  • Prior experience with JSC standards and processes

Requisition Preferences:
  • Familiarity with data interface protocols and associated hardware such as Ethernet, RS232, RS422, RS485, I2C, SPI etc.
  • Experience with test hardware such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, electronic load banks, power supplies, power analyzers
  • Prior experience with cable design
  • Prior experience in design and test of analog instrumentation systems
  • Prior experience in design and test of stepper and brushless DC-DC control circuits
  • Prior experience in design and test of power supply and conditioning systems
  • Prior experience in version control software like Subversion (SVN)
  • Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote, SharePoint and Outlook
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Closing Statement

AdTech COVID Vaccine Requirement:

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. Oceaneering joins the federal government in its effort to decrease the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, decrease worker absence, reduce labor costs, and improve the efficiency of work performed for the federal government.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective January 18, 2022, all new Oceaneering employees supporting federal government contracts must be fully vaccinated before their start date, except in the limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. Unless entitled to an accommodation, applicants selected for hire must provide a copy of their COVID vaccination card.

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.


As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.


We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.