Senior Electronic Engineer for Drilling (Downhole Power Electronics)

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
By agreement
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
1900 € (monthly)

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Do you want to have a dream job in technology development? Do you want to be a part of a team that aims to design a new plasma drilling technology that will change the drilling industry? Are you an expert in the area of a design of power electronics, especially for pulsed systems? Are you able to take responsibility for a strategic direction of the construction and related technology? Would you like to exercise your expertize in the environment where creativity and innovativeness are every day part of work?

Your job will be:
• Design and development of the embedded power electronic systems for plasma drilling bits
• Electronic components selection, engineering samples, availability, life-time and alternatives consideration, consultations for specific requirements with manufacturers
• Design of power electronic systems including high voltage circuits, supporting analysis and simulations (electrical, thermal, life-time assessment)
• Design of printed circuit boards (PCBs)
• Risk assessment (FMEA)
• Creation of Verification & Validation (V&V) plan for the designed electronic systems
• Design and evaluation of the Technical Key Performance Indicators
• Performing role of the test engineer during the verification & validation testing, writing V&V reports
• Writing documentations and reports
• Cooperation with other team members (physicists, electrical & electronic engineers, design engineers)

Employee perks, benefits

What we do offer:
• Opportunity to be part of a team of top experts who develop a unique technology solution with a major impact on global energy
• Cooperate with the world’s top
• Participate in research and implement know-how into practice
• Professional education and continuous gaining new experience
• Comfortable parking close by the company building, work in a pleasant environment, flexible working time, extra day offs, fresh fruits and vegetables daily and many others

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

We will be glad to know you, if you have:
• Technical university degree, specialisation – power electronics, electrical engineering
• Fluent English
• Ability to get through the depth of a technical problem
• Innovative approach to a design of the power electronics for harsh environemnts and device construction
• Work experience in R&D team at least within one of these areas: design of electronics for harsh environment, i.e. extreme temperatures, high pressure, ideally for Oil & Gas or exploration downhole tools, design of radiation tolerant electronic systems, design of the high-voltage power electronic circuits, design of the electronics for pulsed power systems


Brief description of the company

We are hi-tech company developing a ground-breaking technology platform PLASMABIT® for milling and deep-drilling.

PLASMABIT® technology enables massive time and cost savings compared to related existing technologies. We open up vast new possibilities in geothermal energy, oil & gas and other industrial segments.

We are world pioneers in plasma milling. Our team of 110+ professionals has successfully accomplished the first ever plasma milling underwater and the first ever plasma milling in a High Pressure/High Temperature environment. First applications are under preparation for release shortly.

Number of employees

100-149 employees

Company address

GA Drilling, a.s.
Vápenka 4
841 07 Bratislava


Contact person: Ing. Martin Detvaj
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3576487   Dátum zverejnenia: 11.1.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   1900 € (monthly)