Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: IT - Software Development
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Norway
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Lead Software Engineer

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world's first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

People are a key part of our success and how we do business; hence, we invest in our 64,000+ employees in over 120 countries. Fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce is not just the right thing to do, but critical to achieving a competitive advantage.

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Role Summary:

The Lead AME SW Engineer is an active and engaged contributor in a team of engineers committed to deliver results to meet project/business goals. The primary objectives of the role are to lead and perform manufacturing engineering activities in tight cooperation with project leaders, customers as well as leading other resources to perform tasks. This role requires knowledge in software and partially also in FW programming.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Maintenance of existing software and SW-based components used in production
  • Development of new software to facilitate and secure production
  • Maintenance and operation of infrastructure related to software and computers relating to production
  • Implementation and extension of bought SW systems for Manufacturing Execution
  • Identify and define improvement programs that will secure and improve manufacturing output capacity and quality
  • Establish and maintain documentation as required to solve and provide continuity for the above tasks
  • Improve information management systems for the manufacturing
  • Familiarize with business goals and objectives and adjust own initiative and focus to resolve critical issues for the business
  • Perform GE's my learning trainings according to learning plan deadlines
  • Perform GE's Performance Development and create individual development plan together with Manager
  • Follow through on agreed plan and actively contribute to own development

  • Bachelor's degree or more in applicable Engineering field (Computer Science preferred) Experience with Object Oriented software development.
  • Proven ability to be able to analyze challenges and propose practical and efficient solutions
  • Ability to progress and solve tasks that do not yet have an established path to solution (contribute to find possible ways as well as executing established ways to solution)
  • Ability to work in team with other engineers, gather information, share knowledge, include and utilize team as well as supporting organizational development.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to perform in team, with tight deadlines and pressure
  • Ability to understand business goals, adjust initiative accordingly and inform/enable organization on status of critical projects
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English and at least one Scandinavian language
  • Experience with: C#, LabVIEW, MATLAB, SQL Experience working in SAP Biz One at advanced level
  • Ability to interface successfully with all levels of the organization
  • Judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers
  • Proactive with flexible attitude


  • Oslo, Norway

This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization

Baker Hughes, a GE company 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. Learn more

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