Shell Shell Tech Works Senior Electrical Engineer (Cambridge, MA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Auto req ID 49975BR

Job Title Shell Tech Works Senior Electrical Engineer (Cambridge, MA)

Country of Work Location United States

City, State (if applicable) Cambridge, Massachusetts

Work Location Shell Tech Works - Massachusetts

Company Description Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Job Description

The Senior Electrical Engineer will be responsible for designing and developing electrical systems involving sensors, actuators and embedded controls across a range of projects. The candidate will be tasked with evaluating existing electrical systems for maturity, redundancy/reliability, and suitability for commercialization/production and rapidly prototyping systems using COTS (common off the shelf) components.

The candidate must be capable of working well in multi-disciplinary teams consisting of mechanical, electrical, software and systems engineers, as well as “owning” parts of a project and delivering as an individual contributor. As a senior member of the engineering team, the candidate must also be comfortable leading a multi-disciplinary team to realize a design.

In addition, the Senior Electrical Engineer will be expected to work with customers (internal and external to Shell) and end users to identify problems and propose valid technical solutions. The candidate will also be responsible for ensuring a healthy, safe, secure and environmentally conscious work environment is maintained at all times and by all staff, in compliance with corporate policies and federal and state regulations.


• Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering (e.g. BSEE, BSEECS) (advanced degree preferred but not required)

• At least 7 years of experience in designing electronics

• Experience with analog and digital design domains is essential

• Experience designing a system architecture to meet system requirements

• Strong schematic skills (DxDesigner, Orcad , etc.)

• Strong hardware/firmware interaction knowledge (timing, voltage levels, etc)

• Strong embedded “C” skills (i.e. microcontrollers and other embedded devices)

• Experience as a technical lead for a project (i.e. leading other engineers on the project) a huge plus.

• Experience in an entrepreneurial, start-up technology company environment

• Experience with stakeholder management and customer interface is required

The following personal traits or abilities are critical for success

  • Natural leader & mentor

  • Excels in “grey areas”, succeeds in complicated political and technical situations

  • High energy & intrinsically fast pace is required

  • Ability to work effectively and build relationships with all levels of personnel, customers, suppliers, consultants - both internally and externally

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Ability and drive to deliver on time, while working in a semi-autonomous environment

  • Ability to create and communicate an accurate schedule

  • Willingness to learn to work with the tools and solutions selected by the team

  • Insatiable curiosity to understand and improve the state of art

  • Willingness to travel up to 25% domestically and internationally

No. of Positions 1


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Removal Date 25-Apr-2017