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Research Engineer – Power Systems

  • GE Corporate
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:24:36 PM
  • 2906997
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Corporate Global Research
Location(s): United States; Oklahoma; Oklahoma City


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Role Summary:
As a Lead Research Engineer – Power Systems in the OGTC, you will design, develop, and evaluate distribution power systems for electrification of upstream Oil and Gas fields.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will lead the research, evaluation, development and deployment of effective power system planning and design solutions to make systems more efficient, more reliable, cleaner, safer, better, cheaper, faster and smarter. You will be part of a multidisciplinary and diverse team of experts working on state-of-the-art technologies focused on upstream production operations.

In the role of Lead Research Engineer – Power Systems you will:

  • Work within an extended multi-functional project team
  • Design optimized power systems for O&G production operations
  • Design data analytics and machine learning solutions for improved power system planning
  • Provide scientific support and analysis for conclusions and outcomes
  • Work closely with businesses, engineering and research groups to research, develop, manage and execute technology road maps for oil and gas industry.
  • Interact with customers as an OGTC representative for research projects both as a researcher and subject matter expert
  • Provide technical expertise & thought leadership, identify and investigate new concepts and technologies
  • Participate in ongoing assessments of future oil & gas industry activities and technological needs
  • Ensure the research and technology development and testing plans are well prepared and communicated
  • Deliver effective presentations, reports and publications to Global Research leadership and GE businesses,
  • Provide mentorship and training when required

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of Oil and Gas experience (Upstream, Midstream, or Downstream)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with data analytics

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Hands-on experience in distribution power system design and SCADA systems.
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity
  • Proven track record of effective teamwork skills
  • Project management experience required
  • Professional Engineer Certification
  • Strong familiarity with the OGTC's core program: Production Systems, Well Construction, Water, CO2, and Energy Systems
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Excellent cross-functional interpersonal skills
  • Decisiveness to drive outcomes at market speed with market intensity
  • Demonstrated ability to interact at all levels of the organization
  • Self-confidence for a fast paced, multi-tasking, growth environment
  • Strong customer service mindset with ability to enhance internal customer relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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    Locations: United States; Oklahoma; Oklahoma City

    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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