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Lead Systems Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:28:30 PM
  • 2909698
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; Colorado, Nevada; Minden


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 Oil & Gas fuels the future. We push the boundaries of technology to bring energy to the world. We are inventing the next industrial era in the oil and gas sector. In our labs and factories, and in the field, we constantly push the boundaries of technology to solve today’s toughest operational & commercial challenges. We have the skills, knowledge and technical expertise to bring together the physical and digital worlds to fuel the future. GE Oil & Gas is a “fullstream” company, working from exploration and production to downstream. A $19 billion leader designed for a world of complex resources. The deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more GE Oil & Gas can help.

Through project management expertise and technology innovation, we work to help lower costs, make things faster, simpler and more productive for our customers.

In today’s era of complex resources, the deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more we can help. The GE scale helps us bring new solutions to market quicker to help our customers adapt to the industry’s changing environment.

We go where you go and operate side-by-side in 120 countries. The closer we are to our customers, the quicker we can anticipate and solve their challenges.

We’re at work today, to ensure the next generation is equipped and empowered to go further and deeper, helping to
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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:
GE Oil & Gas Digital Solutions is seeking a dedicated, energetic, and technically talented Lead Systems Engineer to help define cutting edge, high performance machinery diagnostic and asset management products in the Oil & Gas and Power Generation Industries. In this role, you will rely on your strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Lead Systems Engineer, you will:

  • Drive project definition and execution utilizing a systems engineering approach through all phases of product development
  • Lead multidisciplinary teams to design, develop, integrate, and deploy a combination of software, firmware, and hardware solutions
  • Ensure thorough understanding of the customers’ needs through gathering customer input via interviewing and field observation
  • Identify, document, and track requirements utilizing a requirements management tool like DOORs or Jama
  • Have a thorough understanding of the technologies being utilized in our systems: sensors, controls, vibration analysis, databases, and display/software technologies
  • Resolve problems and issues using systems engineering tools: functional analysis and de-composition, Functional Flow Block Diagrams (FFBDs), Design Structure Matrix (DSM), Quality Functional Deployment (QFD), and trade studies
  • Be a clear and enthusiastic communicator to customers, users, and project teams to define, analyzes, and meets project goals
  • Coordinate across project leadership, program management, development, test and customer representatives, creating a collaborative environment that focuses on the big picture
  • Demonstrate genuine enthusiasm and passion for technology, its application to solve business problems and ensure requirements clarity is the best it can be
  • Participate in the definition of technological roadmaps for product solutions by analyzing evolving customer needs, technology trends, competitive market position, and various customer solution environments across market segments
  • Accomplish project objectives and goals despite obstacles, ambiguity, changing requirements, and a fast-paced environment
  • Mentor and guide less experienced engineers in systems engineering methods and processes
  • Support and develop our technical culture by being engaged, intellectually curious, friendly, motivated to solve complex problems, and inspired to deliver superior products

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelors’ degree in a STEM field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of experience designing new products as a systems engineer

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Master’s Degree in a STEM field from an accredited college or university
  • Knowledgeable on how to write use cases and use case scenarios for products
  • Knowledgeable in writing requirements on a system or sub-system using a formal tool like DOORs
  • Strong technical judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working on geographically and culturally diverse teams in a matrix environment
  • Experience designing products for an industrial environment
  • Passion for new and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities
  • Familiarity with modeling tools and simulation methods
  • INCOSE certification at the CSEP level

    GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. 
    Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Oil & Gas! 

    Locations: United States; Colorado, Nevada; Minden

    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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