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Sr Staff Data Scientist - Simulations

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/2/2017 8:59:48 PM
  • 2839940
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States ; California; San Ramon


About Us:
At GE Oil & Gas Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better.
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:
We are looking for a highly motivated individual, passionate about technology to join the GE Oil & Gas Digital team as Staff Data Scientist - Simulations. As the Staff Data Scientist, GE Oil & Gas Digital, this role will focus on developing impactful and innovative analytics products for the O&G industry.

Essential Responsibilities:
The candidate will be responsible for designing analytics for products and solutions, leverage strong engineering expertise to develop new analytics for driving growth in asset, application & industry coverage and lead engagements with external/internal customers. The candidate is also expected to mentor other engineers in analytics and simulation methods.

As Sr Staff Data Scientist - Simulations, you will:

  • Lead analytics framework development, working closely with analytics researchers, data scientists, mechanical, electrical, petroleum and chemical engineers
  • Work with Product Managers and technical staff in customer engagements to understand user needs and define requirements for the analytics development and productization
  • Develop technical specifications, implementation plan and productization plan for developing and validating analytics involving large scale engineering and system level simulations
  • Work with analytics development, product strategy & product management teams to develop new analytics products and features.
  • Build connections with engineering teams in the GE businesses, Universities, National Labs and Industry associations.
  • Provide technical support to sales and marketing teams for evangelizing industrial analytics products.
  • Serve as a thought leader externally and internally, providing guidance on best practices, industry trends, and future potential for industrial analytics.
  • Be able to influence from both a strategic and technical standpoint across the function and business. Ability to influence at the peer and senior leadership level is critical.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in a “STEM” major (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) with industrial/research work experience of 10 years or more

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel (roughly 10% of the time)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience working with large scale engineering and system level models
  • In-depth experience working with one or more engineering/chemical tools (e.g. Ansys, Fluent, CFX, HYSYS, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to simplify complex physical processes to their underlying first-principles to scale modeling of complex systems
  • Deliver new, commercially re-usable simulations based analytics to drive growth in asset, application and industry coverage
  • Engage key technical & subject matter experts across the business for knowledge capture into the solution.
  • Champion technical solution across the Oil & Gas industry and guide product lines with creation of analytic solutions for their individual product lines. • Experience coding in one or more languages (e.g. Python, Matlab, C, C++, R, Java, etc.)
  • Experience incorporating engineering analytics or advanced data-driven analytics into software solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Detail oriented and demonstrated ability to develop technical requirements based upon proactive analysis of customer needs
  • Demonstrated ability to work in highly collaborative, cross-functional environments
  • Experience working in a research environment
  • Knowledge of engineering analysis methods, mechanical & electrical systems, software systems, and advanced analytics methods (machine learning, advanced statistics, optimization, estimation, etc.).
  • Works well in fast paced growing environment.
  • Effective teaming and problem solving abilities
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Able to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and external customers
  • Proven ability to think customer-first and effectively prioritize and pivot as required.
  • Knowledge of GE industrial products and simulation tools
  • Experience in oil and gas industry and familiarity with unconventional oil & gas asset technologies
  • Experience working in Agile teams and knowledge of Agile methodologies
    Technical Expertise:
  • Strong technical expertise in detailed engineering/chemical simulations including multi-phase CFD analysis
  • Demonstrated ability in nonlinear thermo-fluid analysis of complex systems and processes
  • Hands on experience in modeling industrial equipment/systems
  • Proficient in MATLAB, Python, or Java and simulation tools
  • Experience in project management including resourcing, program planning, execution and financial management

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    Locations: United States ; California; San Ramon

    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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