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Sensor Specialist & Data Scientist

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/15/2018 5:51:25 AM
  • 3031230
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Oilfield Equipment
Location(s): United Kingdom; Nailsea

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Role Summary:
The Sensor Specialist and Data Scientist within the Subsea Production & Intervention Controls Systems will provide world class expertise on sensing technologies and practical use of gathered data to drive proactive maintenance strategies. The role will drive and embed data science techniques into the Engineering function and become a focal for future activities

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of Sensors across BHGE Subsea products
  • Implementation of Sensor Technologies across the Subsea business
  • Determination of gathered data from different sensor technologies and development of strategies for use of data within a Digital environment
  • Creation and support of Digital strategy across Subsea business
  • Understanding of sensor data and how that relates to the development and commercialisation of a proactive maintenance strategy for Oil & Gas operators
  • Developing a sensor system level approach in order to support proactive maintenance strategies and Life of Field opportunities
  • Responsibility and accountability for delivery of specific sensor based work scopes with allocated project teams
  • Collaboration across GE/BHGE organisation in order to drive consistent sensor strategy that meets the needs of the Subsea market
  • Responsibility for developing and delivering Safe and Compliant products across the Engineering Group
  • Working with allocated project team to deliver the required sensors as dictated by the project scope
  • Collaboration across the organisation to ensure smooth and effective delivery of all relevant Customer projects (EPC and Brownfield Project types
  • Support the organisation with technical guidance and development of a world class sensor offering
  • Interface to internal and external clients as needed building relationships
  • Full review of technical scope, requirements and specifications relating to sensor requirements
  • Support in gathering Industry VoC and translating that into technical and product offerings
  • Supporting Engineering bid work as required

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering or Science based discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Chartered Engineer or equivalent
  • Strong Analytical background
  • Proven experience of utilising statistical techniques to drive proactive data science strategies
  • Proficient in programming language related to data science industry (Python, R etc)
  • Proven experience of instrumentation/sensing applications related to the O&G industry
  • Deep understanding of the instrumentation market and technologies available
  • Aptitude for learning new technology, techniques, methods and principles
  • Ability to understand and connect into the wider GE/BHGE and OFE business to translate business messages across organisation
  • Understanding of Subsea architecture and ability to translate that into a winning subsea offering.
  • Practical knowledge of NPI and project requisition processes
  • Ability to champion and promote the BHGE Cultural Pillars
  • Experience developing world class, market leading products
  • Experience delivering projects on both small and large scales
  • Ability to travel internationally as required at short notice.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Excellent report writing & presentation skills
  • Fluent English Speaker

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to provide senior leadership updates in a concise and accurate manner
  • Understanding and exposure to GE Predix platform
  • Understanding and practical application of machine learning techniques
  • Strong knowledge sharing and mentoring capabilities
  • Product Lifecycle management (PLM) knowledge

Locations: United Kingdom; Nailsea

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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