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Software Engineering Team Lead (Digital) Houston, TX

  • Baker Hughes GE
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 12:49:53 PM
  • 1712855
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Baker Hughes GE Corporate Global Segments & Functions
Location(s): United States; Texas; HOUSTON

Role Summary:
About Us:
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.
BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.
With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.
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Role Summary:
A Software Engineering Team Lead is required to lead software development and technical deliverables of the BHGE FieldPulse Analytics Software Suite. FieldPulse software is used in oil and gas production operations to perform data driven and physics driven calculations. The analytics provide customers with unique insight into past, present and future well performance. The role of team lead requires a strong coder who is comfortable working within the technical petroleum engineering domain. Specifically the candidate must be familiar with oil and gas production operations including – Artificial lift analytics, nodal analysis, production surveillance and production forecasting. The candidate should also have experience with many of the commonly used data sources such as relational databases and data historians. This role allows the candidate a large degree of autonomy to shape the architecture and lead the software development process. This role is a hands on coder and team leader role. The candidate must be experienced leading software engineers and should be comfortable working closely with industry SME’s.  
Essential Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the coding and delivery of the FieldPulse software suite
  • Define the architecture, technology choices and development strategy in co-ordination with the product manager and BHGE stakeholders
  • Lead the day to day coding (must be a hands on coder)
  • Lead other developers and provide guidance and coding advice as needed
  • Travel up to 20% to support software rollouts or to support ongoing business
  • Represent FieldPulse as a technical authority to customers and partners
  • Bachelor degree  -  STEM
  • 8+ knowledge of C#, .NET, WCF, WinForms (including threading)  
  • 3 + years of developing solutions based on Rest API and JSON
  • Knowledge of OSI PI SDK, OPC HDA, OData and RESTful interfaces
  • Prior experience developing commercial grade upstream oil and gas software – either within an oil and gas services company or commercial software house
  • Basic understanding of oil and gas production operations gained via education or through prior software development experience
Desired Characteristics: 
  • Computer Science, Data Science, or Petroleum Engineering degree
  • Prior experience with Schlumberger PIPESIM or Petex Prosper APIs
  • Practical experience with machine learning or data science concepts
  • Prior experience accessing Landmark EDM, Peleton WellView, OSI PI,
  • WPF development skills
  • Experience with ESRI and GIS overlays
  • Prior experience with cloud technologies (Microsoft Azure and advantage)
  • Excellent communication skills and both internal and customer facing
Houston, TX or Oklahoma City, OK
Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more

Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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