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Senior Electronics Engineer - VR/23700

Status: Permanent
Location: Westhill, Aberdeen
Ref: VR/23700
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Electronics Engineer on a permanent staff basis for an oil and gas company based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire. It will be a full-time office-based role.


A key aspect of this role is to take inhouse the design, testing and quality management of existing and new electronics components.  The successful candidate will get the opportunity to make a significant impact on technology used at the forefront of downhole analysis and automation.  The Senior Electronics Engineer will support the ongoing development of PulseEight wireless technology, as well as the delivery of new and advanced downhole technology for oil and gas well applications.  The post holder will primarily be responsible for the development and qualification of hardware & firmware for downhole tools.     


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Senior Electronics Engineer will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Taking on full responsibility for all existing electronics component design, testing and quality checking.
  • Liaising with electronics assembly technicians on build processes.
  • Reviewing and updating existing testing programmes and update as necessary.
  • Facilitating fast track fault finding and upgrading, as required.
  • Reviewing and updating existing electronics designs.
  • Creating and designing new electronics systems to allow the progression of current and future product lines.
  • Developing microprocessor firmware / software and management of supporting third parties.
  • Developing test software / apps and test procedures for tools & equipment.
  • Supporting seamless supply chain through development of key electronics supply chain and QC measures.
  • Supporting commercialisation of qualified products through technical documentation and training.
  • Following QHSE procedures and ensure culture of continuous improvement.


Experience / Qualifications:


  • A Bachelor’s degree qualification in Electronics Engineering, or a similar discipline.
  • Previous experience in a similar Senior Electronics Engineer type role within the oil and gas industry.
  • Relevant programming skills; C Programming languages and LabVIEW electronics development experience.
  • Strong understanding of downhole technology in the oil and gas sector.
  • Experience in developing downhole tools.
  • Ability to build basic electronic circuits for test purposes.
  • Ability to design and evaluate complex electronic circuits.
  • Ability to design, develop and understand microprocessor code.
  • Understanding of sensors, data gathering and distribution of data to various sources.
  • Able to lead and manage key discipline experts.
  • Ability to develop, de-bug and trial products.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet client delivery expectations.



  • A Master’s degree qualification in Electronics Engineering.
  • Experience in the design and component selection of mechanical and electro-hydraulic systems.
  • Experience with completions, logging and MWD.
  • Experience with the design of microcontroller-based systems.
  • Experience with testing prototype tools.
  • Experience with the testing of downhole and hydraulic systems.


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