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Role Summary: We are looking for a highly motivated & passionate technology leader to join GE Oil & Gas Digital team. As the Senior Director, GE O&G Digital, this role will focus on driving and delivering innovative enterprise-grade industrial analytics products for transforming the O&G industry. You will be responsible for building and leading a team of highly talented multi-disciplinary data scientists, engineers and software scientists.
You will be responsible for the development and delivery of analytics products that conform to world class technology principles and maximize re-use and commercial opportunity. You will work closely with Product Management & Strategy teams to arrive at the overall strategy & delivery plans of various features in the Asset Performance Management (APM) suite of products. You will be responsible for shaping technology, product, and service roadmaps in alignment with business strategy and blueprint. You may manage other managers or individual contributors. You will also be responsible for developing and coaching employees within the function.
As Sr Director, you will:
Lead multiple data science and engineering teams to deliver industrial scale analytics frameworks. Motivating these teams to be innovative, agile and quality aware for a timely release of product features is critical.
Accountable for IP portfolio management and stewardship in alignment to data science and analytics strategy and vision
Responsible for building and maintaining critical relationships and partnerships across functions, business units, and external organizations to drive adoption of GE O&G data science and analytic offerings, methodologies, tooling, and philosophy.
Manage other Engineering Managers and Individual Contributors - The leader is both a technical leader within the function and is responsible for developing and coaching his/her employees within the function
Work with product strategy & product management teams to conceptualize new analytics products and features and jointly arrive at plans to delight customers.
Should be able to influence from both a strategic and technical standpoint across the function and business. Ability to influence at the peer level is key.
Provide core product requirements to Product Management, Software Engineering & UX Design
Optimize and define new processes and tools, to enable large scale enterprise-grade analytics development, deployment and delivery.
Perform as a champion within the organization, possessing strong cross-functional collaboration and influencing skills.
Provide coaching, feedback, developmental opportunities, etc. to direct/indirect reports within broader team.
Expertise in technical project management and a proven track record for delivering projects on time with limited budget and resources
Master’s degree in STEM major (Mechanical or Electrical or Chemical engineering) with relevant work experience of 15 years or more
10+ years’ experience in leading analytics teams on architecture, scalability, deployment and big-data implementations
10+ years’ experience in technical project management including resourcing, program planning, execution, delivery and financial management in an engineering or research environment.
Legal authorization to work in USA 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 (20%)
Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA, USA.
Prior experience in leading teams that work across multiple data science and engineering domains.
Ph.D. in a “STEM” major (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) plus 10+ years industry/research experience in analytics
Experience with the Oil & Gas industry and modeling tools for Upstream, Midstream and Downstream processes.
Provides excellent influential communication skills and business acumen to both an arbitrator and advocate for technical issues.
Able to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and external customers
Expertise in at least two of the following domains – Sensor/Data collection and handling, Physics and Data Driven Modeling, Diagnostics & Prognostics, Optimization, Sensor Fusion and Time Series analysis.
Knowledge of GE industrial products, experience in delivering end to end solutions
Proven experience working with advanced machine learning and deep learning frameworks. E.g. Caffe, Tensorflow, MLlib/Spark, Scikit-learn, etc.
Expertise in multi-modal learning systems including images, video, audio and time series data streams.
Hands-on experience working with large software systems in Python, R, C, C++, Java, etc and data base technologies including SQL, NoSQL and Hadoop tech stacks.
Experience working directly with Cloud providers/infrastructure (AWS, Azure etc.), database technologies, operating systems (Windows, Linux) and orchestration tools (Chef, puppet), CloudFoundry
Spearheads adoption of industry standards within the company and evangelizes shared best practices across teams at GE.
Guides, influences and determines decisions regarding companywide adoption of new technologies. Evangelizes modern technologies to development teams, stakeholders and GE executives.
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
Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes
Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or 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
Effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills
Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking, analytical skills and best practices
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