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Oil & Gas Data Scientist

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:56:46 AM
  • 2780139
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Turbomachinery Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Texas; Houston


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 Oil & Gas fuels the future. We push the boundaries of technology to bring energy to the world. We are inventing the next industrial era in the oil and gas sector. In our labs and factories, and in the field, we constantly push the boundaries of technology to solve today’s toughest operational & commercial challenges. We have the skills, knowledge and technical expertise to bring together the physical and digital worlds to fuel the future. GE Oil & Gas is a “fullstream” company, working from exploration and production to downstream. A $19 billion leader designed for a world of complex resources. The deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more GE Oil & Gas can help.

Through project management expertise and technology innovation, we work to help lower costs, make things faster, simpler and more productive for our customers.

In today’s era of complex resources, the deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more we can help. The GE scale helps us bring new solutions to market quicker to help our customers adapt to the industry’s changing environment.

We go where you go and operate side-by-side in 120 countries. The closer we are to our customers, the quicker we can anticipate and solve their challenges.

We’re at work today, to ensure the next generation is equipped and empowered to go further and deeper, helping to
fuel the future.

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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:
At GE, we are always searching for great talent. While we might not have a specific job for you today, we want to know about you when we do. As actual openings become available, you may be contacted to discuss a potential opportunity.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, the candidate will establish and manage a robust, systematic, interdisciplinary
approach that transforms customer needs into simplified and holistic data-analytic system
solutions using all levels of analysis tools. They will also lead the development and evaluation of complete systems level simulations using advanced data analytics techniques and analysis tools. This will apply to components and sub-systems, and their optimization

In the role of Data Scientist - O&G, you will:

  • Develop analytics to address data science needs and opportunities
  • Work alongside software developers and software engineers to translate algorithms into
    commercially viable products and services
  • Work in technical teams in development, deployment, and application of applied analytics,
    predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics
  • Perform exploratory and targeted data analyses using descriptive statistics and other methods
  • Work with data engineers on data quality assessment, data cleansing and data analytics
  • Generate reports, annotated code, and other projects artifacts to document, archive, and
    communicate your work and outcomes
  • Share and discuss findings with team members

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in geosciences (oil and gas) and machine learning from an accredited college or university or other STEM programs
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in advanced modeling and data analytics with 2 years of experience in analytics development experience with high-level languages, such as R, Python, Ruby, Scala or similar scripting languages
  • Minimum 1 year of hands-on experience in sourcing, cleaning, manipulating and analyzing large volumes of data

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel, as required

    Desired Characteristics:
  • PhD in geosciences (oil and gas) preferred
  • Familiarity with Linux / Unix / Shell environments
  • Strong problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization both internally and
    externally
  • Strong customer satisfaction mindset
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

    Locations: United States ; Texas; Houston

    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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