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Software Engineering Team Lead (Digital) Houston, TX

  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 1/31/2018 11:50:52 AM
  • Job #: 1802207
  • 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 Upstream Analytics Software Suite. This 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 modules that make up the software suite
  • Define the development and migration strategy in co-ordination with product management 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 40% to support software rollouts or to support ongoing business
  • Represent the product as a technical authority to customers and partners
  • STEM degree. Computer Science or Petroleum Engineering preferred
  • 10+ knowledge of C#, .NET, WCF, WinForms (including threading)  
  • 3 + years of developing solutions based on Rest API and JSON
  • Must have experience of OSI PI SDK, OPC, 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
  • HTML 5, JQuery and experience with web API
Desired Characteristics:
  • Advanced Computer Science or Data Science 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
  • 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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