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Software Deployment Consultant

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 4:41:26 PM
  • 2837946
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States ; Louisiana, Texas; Houston, New Orleans, Remote


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
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.

Role Summary:
The Software Deployment Engineer is a key part of the software deployment team responsible for design, planning, execution, and troubleshooting of Plant Operation Advisor focused on meeting customer and business goals. This position will be focused on deployment and configuration of POA cloud based software.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manage projects/service installing POA software for a wide variety of equipment and machine types encountered in the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Provide leadership, technical direction, and assistance to the customer, user, and other GE field personnel in the installation, diagnostic and long term maintenance of POA software and customers’ systems and processes.
  • Perform designs and configuration of all necessary system hierarchies, asset models, PFD’s, and PID’s, reports, analytics.
  • Assure service is executed in accordance with the cost allocations that are budgeted, including direct cost and labor hour management.
  • Assure the service is executed in a timely manner and in accordance with the customer's schedule.
  • Understand contractual commitments.
  • Coordinate different personnel and groups involved in the service contract.
  • Identify problems and take the initiative to eliminate those problems for project/service success.
  • Coordinate Review Meetings
  • Complete installation documentation.
  • Perform assessment, design, configuration and deployment of POA software at customer locations.
  • Timely completion of standard service reports, invoicing packages, and other administrative requirements.
  • Drive customer satisfaction through commitment to quality.
  • Support the growth initiatives of the business.
  • End user training of the configured POA solution.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Possess a four-year technical degree in (STEM) Science, Technology, Mechanics (BSME) or Electronics (BSEE).
  • 2+ years of project management and/or industry (energy and/or oil & gas) experience.

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Demonstrate authority and assurance dealing with people.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel.
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision requirement; able to work independently; ability to prioritize, organize work, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to set/meet aggressive targets and work under stressful working conditions.
  • Strong computer skills using MS Office software.
  • Electronics and/or mechanical trouble shooting skills. “Hands-on approach”
  • Available for extensive travel, if remote up to 80%, and work significant over-time.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and passport (or able to obtain a passport).
  • Minimum 5 years of Project Management Field Experience
  • Knowledge of GE Predix, APM, Digital monitoring and protective services or other machinery protection and management systems.
  • Public presentation & training skills.
  • Knowledge of machinist tools and electrical trade.
  • Knowledge of Oil and Gas Offshore and onshore equipment, systems and platform operation and controls systems.
  • Familiarity with tools including but not limited to: Bently Nevada TK-Series Test Kits, Thermocouple Calibrator, RTD Calibrator, handheld DMM, function generator, power supply, oscilloscope, basic hand tools (training available as needed).
  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand mechanical and electrical prints.
  • Experience using Excel, AutoCAD.
  • Basic familiarity with computer network systems.
  • Familiarity with cloud based software solutions
  • Familiarity with Predix and APM.
  • Green Belt Certified.

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    Locations: United States ; Louisiana, Texas; Houston, New Orleans, Remote

    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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