Senior FPGA Engineer

Houston, Texas

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Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, world-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Weatherford is hiring a Senior FPGA Engineer for our Spencer Road Research & Devolopment facility in Houston, TX.

This is the senior level job. Technical expert, leading in the design of new/existing products and projects. Evaluates and optimizes solutions on products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability. Oversees the work of other design engineers. Works with other members of the engineering staff to ensure that projects/products are is completed in a timely manner. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others.

  • Act as the exclusive FPGA SME in a multidisciplinary R&D group.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of high speed practices and standards for electronic circuit boards and assemblies.
  • Will contribute to analysis, design, testing, integration and documentation of printed circuit assemblies and higher-level system interfaces.
  • Sustaining work with product engineers and managers to identify and enable product improvements, standardization, certification, etc. as well as identifying and approving alternates due to obsolescence and supply shortages.
  • Assist field engineers with equipment failures and anomalies via internal remote support queries.

  • Must have Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Engineering Degree
  • 5-8+ years of experience in FPGA design and development experience.
  • Experienced in writing RTL and/or testbenches using VHDL, Verilog, or System Verilog.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Advanced and diversified knowledge of engineering principles
  • Strong FPGA skills and experience
  • Working knowledge of analog & digital electronics, sensors and signal processing
  • Familiarity with instrumentation & controls as used in an oilfield environment, onshore and offshore
  • Willingness to target minimum viable product to align with program objectives
Date Posted: 21 May 2024
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