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Sr Analytics Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/17/2017 5:09:57 PM
  • 2922020
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Applications
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Roanoke

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:
The Sr. Analytics Engineer will be responsible for delivering new, commercially re-usable Predix APM solutions (Intelligent Asset Strategies Content) to drive growth in asset, application and industry coverage supportable product support teams (Software as A Service model). You will leverage standard suite of platform and core module analytics & algorithms, software application capabilities, strong engineering & analytics backgrounds.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will engage key technical & subject matter experts (SMEs) across the business for knowledge capture into the solutions. You will also provide core product requirements to Product Management, Software Engineering and UX Design teams.

As a Sr. Analytics Engineer, for GE Digital’s Asset Performance Management (APM) Product line, you must have a good understanding of basic industrial equipment – reliability and failure causes, the ability to quickly understand the key operational characteristics of new equipment, interview domain experts for failure mode knowledge, and assess how possible failure models will affect measured parameters and key performance indicators (KPIs). An Intelligent Asset Strategy is a complete configuration template for a class or type of equipment; includes the Sematic Data Model, Equipment Tag Model, Component Groupings, Failure Indication Logic and relation parameter configuration applied to Asset Based Modeling for all pillars in GE Predix APM Solution Vertical and the orchestration of one or more of these modules.
• Work on a team of Analytics Engineers and Subject Matter Experts who analyze equipment operation and failure modes to detect the failures through the analysis of process environment, equipment operation and real-time sensor data and transactional data.
• Apply a structured process to design and build new asset content packages. Review technical documents like Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams
• Create of derivative analytics for variants of known equipment, incorporation of field feedback to improve the performance and actionability of the content, maintaining the Intelligent Asset Content catalogue
• Write Functional Documentation for the Field Services teams, gather end-user and customer requirements and support product engineering in development of new generations of GE Digital’s software solutions
• Develop a trusted advocate relationship with internal and external customer constituents. Serve as the communications hub and "source of truth" for applications of the analytics in the field. Ensure that all teams have correct and timely information they need in order to ensure successful delivery of analytics to customers
• Provide supporting technical materials, education and in person expertise during commercial cycles, partner and cross-business collaboration. Evangelize the portfolio capabilities by presenting to customers (internal and external) and user groups where applicable
• Drive repeatability in solution component architectures. Foster an environment that encourages innovation, creative risk taking, speed and agility designing and managing Analytic Blueprint Packages

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or Higher in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial etc...), Applied Mathematics, Decision Sciences or similar STEM field) from an accredited university or college
• A minimum of 3 years of post-undergraduate professional engineering experience in Power Generation, Aviation, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Chemical or Mining & Metals industries OR Master’s degree with at least 2 years of such experience. Or five (5) years’ experience is deploying APM solutions.
• Demonstrated ability on Machine and process problem analysis and troubleshooting
• Awareness of the development and application of data and analytics models based on physics or SQL design solutions for industrial equipment and processes.
• Demonstrated experience with Design or Application of Failure Modes and Effects Analyses (FMEA) Techniques
• Understanding of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) principles or other such Industry Maintenance and Operating practices

Eligibility Requirements:

• Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
• Must be willing to travel up to 15%
• Must be willing to work out of an office located in Roanoke, VA

Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
• Demonstrated ability to work within a small, collaborative project team
• Attention to detail with a willingness to follow a rigorous quality process.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Aptitude for the use of complex software applications, abstract concepts, use of data
• Understanding of industrial equipment and process operations, especially in the areas of maintenance and process control
• Experience designing Asset Content related algorithms queries
• Strong organizational and project management skills
• Strong analytical and problem resolution skills
• Clear understanding of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology and respective experience with its application in design and development phases
• Proven experience designing, deploying or operating applications / infrastructure in a public or private cloud environment
• Knowledge and experience using GE Preix APM family of software. Programming experience with SQL source scripting and data analysis packages like Python, R is a plus.

Business Acumen:
• Strong Customer mindset and ability to understand commercial and product strategy
• Bridging between Research and Solution design
• Demonstrates awareness of important current trends (economic, political, environmental, regulatory, etc.) affecting the industries that GE Digital operates in
• Experience working effectively on multiple outcome-focused commercial solutions simultaneously
• Ability to synthesize broad-based user requirements into a unified plan to meet key business objectives

• Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytics skills and best practices by actively incorporating input from various sources
• Strong analytical and strong problem solving skills - effectively evaluates information/data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve
• Continuous improvement oriented – actively generates process improvements; champions and drives change initiatives
Personal Attributes:
• Emotional Intelligence, ability to influence up and out and the ability to work independently
• Must be a team player with a strong desire to win
• Highly organized and efficient; able to balance competing priorities and execute accordingly
• Strong oral and written communication skills.

Locations: United States; Virginia; Roanoke

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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