Sensor and Controls Research Engineer, Houston, TX, US


Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Title: Sensor and Controls Research Engineer

Job Role Summary

The ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (URC) in Spring, Texas is seeking a Sensor and Controls research engineer with a focus on the development of technologies in industrial sensors and automation.  The incumbent will be responsible for staying abreast of sensor technology innovations and seeking innovative applications for the oil and gas business.  The role will leverage the relationship with industry partners to develop opportunities to add value in upstream operations.

The position requires the incumbent to:

  • Review, investigate, and understand current technology trends and available products in the area of sensors and controls
  • Create, develop, and implement field applications with innovative solutions

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Perform state-of-the-art research in sensors and control systems
  • Develop, adopt, adapt and deploy new sensors and control systems with minimum supervision
  • Execute and manage  research projects and field research programs through team collaborations
  • Communicate and present research internally and externally
  • Provide technical support to research programs
  • Drive upstream sensor and control technology development

Qualifications and Experience

  • A post-graduate degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant industry or research experience
  • Experience with sensors development, wireless communication, and process control preferred
  • Experience in coordinating and managing industrial projects preferred, but not required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of technical and non-technical individuals in a diverse community

United States: Houston, Texas

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Houston 
Job Segment: Controls Engineer, Research Engineer, Engineer, Network, Engineering, Research, Technology

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