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Software Technical Lead

  • Baker Hughes GE
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/5/2018 5:49:29 AM
  • 1714673
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Baker Hughes GE Corporate Global Segments & Functions
Location(s): India; Kerala; KOCHI

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:


Baker Hughes Incorporated has an opening for a Software Technical Lead for Drill Bits in Kochi, India.  This is an opportunity to join and lead our dynamic teams, to construct advanced software systems to support worldwide Drill Bits operations.  This role is also a scrum master to two teams. You are facilitator, keeper of the process and a servant leader.


As a technical lead, this role will guild and monitor the delivery of our applications and will be responsible for execution and further improvement of the Scrum process for two Software Development Teams. This role will utilize the latest web development technologies, delivering value-add to the Business.  We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated senior software technical lead with 8+ years of job experience with strong JAVA programming skills. This position requires strong design, programming and problem-solving skills as well as commitment and accountability


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead small groups of developers through complete software development cycle. Full responsible for project execution and software development.

  • Organize and facilitate planning and refinement meetings, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives and other Scrum-related meetings

  • Track, update and communicate team velocity, product/sprint backlogs and sprint/release progress; Provide guidance to and assist in training less experienced developers.

  • Assist in providing technical knowledge for complex product design. Hands on developing, as assigned.

  • Search for the root cause of issues and resolve impediments. Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution.

  • Empower the teams to be self-organized to improve and reach their highest potential

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types

  • Hold your ground in difficult situations and be decisive

  • Have the ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines

  • Have strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail and understand technical issues at a high level

  • Are creative, persistent, assertive, disciplined, ‘self-motivated’ and self-organized.

  • Work directly with product owners to ensure the delivered product addresses market needs. Regularly communicate with technical lead and stakeholders on progress, strategy, delivery and continuous improvement.



  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • 8+ years of experience in a product development environment, either as developer or tester, of which at least 3 years as scrum master in an organization with multiple scrum teams.

  • Experience with agile tracking systems, e.g. TFS

  • 2+ years of Experience with Angular JS, HTML5, Bootstrap is mandatory.

  • Profound knowledge of concepts and methods related to analysis, design and implementation in an object-oriented environment

  • Practical experience in agile development, preferably SCRUM.

  • English proficiency (spoken & written)


Desired Characteristics:

  • Master in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent is a plus

  • Experience in collaborating with overseas teams (Europe/US)

  • In-depth knowledge of architecture concepts for complex applications

  • Expertise in Secure Software Design and Architecture

  • Oilfield domain knowledge a plus.


Locations: Kochi, India 


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: India; Kerala; KOCHI

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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