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Senior Data Analytics Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:31:16 PM
  • 2874364
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Subsea & Drilling
Location(s): United Kingdom; Nailsea

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Role Summary:
The primary role of the Senior Data Analytics Engineer is to lead design, development, testing and calibration activities for industrial internet software applications within the SPS Digital portfolio, including asset integrity and flow assurance applications. You will work with customers to understand product needs, and with engineers, data scientists and developers to create technical specifications and production analytics to be integrated into products O&G Digital Solutions Portfolio.

Essential Responsibilities:
As Senior Data Analytics Engineer, you will:

  • Work as part of an Agile development team of engineers
  • 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
  • Create System Functional Design Specifications & manage all system interfaces.
  • Lead project specific algorithm development
  • Support development and calibration activities for all SPS Digital analytics applications
  • Participate in R&D activities to support detail design activities as required by product specialists. Also, participate in Technical Investigations and Studies
  • Assist in the preparation of Procedural Instructions and Design Practices
  • Liaise Technically with other departments, including Global research centres and other GE Digital analytics groups
  • Support operations throughout the life of the project and when the system is in service

  • Degree qualified in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Proven experience on modelling dynamic physical systems: mechanical, hydraulic, thermodynamic, electrical, etc.
  • Competent in engineering mathematics with expertise in numerical methods, mathematical modelling and software development lifecycle
  • Good understanding of production engineering concepts (in particular: flow assurance, fluid dynamics, phase equilibrium)
  • Strong background in closed loop control theory and expertise in object oriented software design
  • Experience coding in one or more languages including Python, Matlab, Fortran, and C#. Experience in.NET would be beneficial
  • Good knowledge of subsea controls & instrumentation systems
  • Good understanding of optimisation theory for non-linear systems and optimisation filters

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:

Desired Characteristics:

  • Subsea Oil & Gas experience would be beneficial
  • 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
  • Knowledge of engineering analysis methods, mechanical & electrical systems, software systems, and advanced analytics methods (machine learning, advanced statistics, optimization, estimation, etc.)
  • Experience incorporating engineering analytics or advanced data-driven analytics into software solutions
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong customer mindset
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and cope under pressure
  • Exceptional written, verbal communication, and presentation skills

Locations: United Kingdom; Nailsea
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