Acquisition System Software Engineer

BH:  1610586




Our Client is expanding and currently seeks a

Acquisition System Software Engineer

Location: Sugar Land TX

Leverage your C/C++ and ACQUISITION SOFTWARE experience

to take your CAREER to the "Next Level" for 2019 and beyond!  

 Our Client is currently seeking an experienced Acquisition System Software Engineer for a “DIRECT HIRE”  position based in Sugar Land, TX. 

The Acquisition System Software Engineer implements operational workflows exposed via the acquisition software to integrated data and controls according to key defining system qualities such as reliability, performance and downstream systems inter-operability.

Successful candidates are self-motivated, quick learners, can work independently with litter direction and able to make strong decisions. Able to effect change through influence with strong leadership and mentoring skills. They work well in a team environment and can meet deadlines.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure the design and implementation satisfy key acquisition system responsiveness (reliability, performance, others as relevant).
  • Ensure integration and abstraction of hardware front-end and instrumentation during design and implementation phases.

Educational Requirements:  BS/MS/PhD in Science or Engineering with software experience or education

Skills Required:

  • Min. 3 to 7 years’ experience in a similar position/s
  • C/C++/C#, COM
  • Unit testing frameworks
  • Visual Studio and VSTS
  • WITSML, OPS, MODBUS, CAN, TCP/IP, Energetics/ETP Standards
  • Knowledge of SCADA (Software Control and Data Acquisition) systems
  • Reliability, MTBF, MTTR
  • Understand the system view in the context of the acquisition system (physics - sensor/actuator-acquisition/control instrumentation – acquisition software (acquire/control, compute, workflows, downstream interoperability<->deliverables/data streaming/downstream)
  • Notions of real-time data and control systems (include as relevant: time synchronization, control loops & regulation)
  • Understand the notion of real-time for the different level/partition of the acquisition system (hard real-time, soft real-time) and implement adequately against the real-time specifications
  • Awareness of appropriate industry standards and regulations (electrical, explosive, HSE…)
  • Self-driven, Proactive, and Systems Thinking.


  • There is no per diem with this position
  • There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.
  • MUST be able to work without sponsorship or VISA transfer for this position.

Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around the globe—offering you the chance to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative and high-visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100™ companies companies and found opportunities for more than 8,600 IT professionals last year. Let us help advance your career today.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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