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Sr Staff Data Scientist – Process & Systems Modeling

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:45:22 PM
  • 2845456
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States; Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia; San Ramon, Remote


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 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 Senior Staff Data Scientist – Process & Systems Modeling. As the Senior 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 – Process & Systems Modeling,
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 8 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 (10%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San
    Ramon, CA



Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of engineering/chemical analysis methods, software
    systems, and advanced analytics methods (machine learning, advanced statistics,
    optimization, estimation, etc.).
  • 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:

  • Experience working with large scale engineering and system
    level models
  • In-depth experience working with process/chemical modeling
    in HYSYS
  • 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
  • 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 technical expertise in detailed
    system/chemical/process simulations in O&G applications
  • Hands on experience in modeling industrial equipment/systems
    with HYSYS
  • Proficient in MATLAB, Python, R or Java and simulation tools
  • Experience in project management including resourcing,
    program planning, execution and financial management

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 acts 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
  • 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:

  • 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

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Locations: United States; Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia; San Ramon, Remote

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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