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Director - Physics based modelling

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:41:24 PM
  • 2845010
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): India; Bangalore


About Us:
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Business Overview:

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. Stay connected with us. Join our Talent Community!

Role Summary:
We are looking for a highly motivated leader who is passionate about technology to join the GE O&G Digital team. As Director - Modeling, GE O&G Digital, this role will focus on driving and delivering innovative industrial analytics products for the O&G industry. The candidate will be responsible for building and leading a team of highly talented engineers. You will be responsible for the development and delivery of domain-inspired models (physics/chemical/process etc) for analytics products

Essential Responsibilities:
As Director, you will:
• Develop plans and execute them for hiring, retention, and talent development in an area of technical, application, and domain expertise aligned to the analytics organization’s vision.
• Be responsible for building and maintaining critical relationships and partnerships across functions to drive adoption of GE O&G data science and analytic offerings, methodologies, tooling, and philosophy.
• Work with product management and engineering teams to conceptualize new analytics products and features to delight customers.
• Be able to influence from a technical standpoint across the function and business. Ability to influence at the peer level is key.
• Leverage your technical depth and broader business understanding to coach and develop the individual contributors that report to you.
• Optimize and define new processes and tools, to enable large scale enterprise-grade analytics development and delivery.
• Guide the team to develop and validate system level models that will be leveraged for commercially re-usable analytics to drive growth in assets, applications and industry coverage and engage key technical & subject matter experts across the business for knowledge capture into the solution.
• Provide core product requirements to Product Management, Software Engineering & UX Design

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Masters in STEM with relevant work experience of 10 years or more
• At least 5 years’ experience in technical project management including resourcing, program planning, execution, delivery and financial management in an engineering or research environment
• Strong technical expertise in at least two of the following fields -systems modeling including first principles, computational methods, mechanical/structural modeling and chemical process modeling
• Exposure to Agile management practices and experience in working in cross functional agile teams

Eligibility Requirements:
• Legal authorization to work in India. 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
• Must be willing to work out of an office located in Bangalore, India

Desired Characteristics:
Desired Characteristics:
• PhD in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with research experience in the fields of Computational methods, Mechanical or Structural modeling and Chemical processes
• Expertise in technical project management and a proven track record for delivering projects on time with limited budget and resources
• Ability to manage complex technical projects.
• Demonstrates expertise in problem solving and technical innovation.
• Demonstrates capability of 'rolling up sleeves and getting hands dirty'.
• 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, experience in delivering end to end solutions
• High attention to detail including ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously


Technical Expertise:
• Hands on experience in developing physics/chemical/process based models for industrial systems, for example but not limited to gas turbines, compressors, combustors and aircraft engines
• Proficient in modeling tools like Ansys, Hysys, Fluent, MATLAB/Simulink
• Evangelizes modern technologies to development teams, stakeholders and GE executives.
• High attention to detail including ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously


Business Acumen:
• Strong business analysis and problem solving skills
• Evaluates products & processes to assure compliance. Measures the impact of trends (cyclical or a shift) and takes action relative to product value position and overall strategy
• Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businesses

Leadership:
• Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes
• Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles and barriers on behalf of the team
• Articulates the story, uses two-way communication and influences outcomes and ongoing results
• Strong oral and written communication skills including executive level presentation skills

Personal Attributes:
• Effectively directs and mentors others in critical thinking skills
• Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices
• Influences and energizes others toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal in the face of unfavorable odds and setbacks


How to Apply
To be considered for a future position, please submit your resume/CV via the GE Careers website http://www.gesoftware.com/careers/

Equal Employment Opportunity
GE Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity.

Locations: India; Bangalore
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