Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

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:

BHGE have an opportunity for a Senior Electronics Engineer to provide ongoing electronic and electrical design expertise for BHGE Sensors, Zenith Product Line based in UK.

Essential Responsibilities:

Support the continuous improvement of the electronic design of the companies downhole telemetry systems by;
  • Working with engineering and operational colleagues to assess and implement potential improvements.
  • Demonstrating the suitability and robustness of design changes via calculation and analysis.
  • Demonstrating changes implemented are in accordance with relevant codes of practice (where applicable).
  • Checking of and where required production of drawings of electronic and electrical PCB assemblies.

Support the global sales team by;
  • Providing technical input into proposed new designs.
  • Ensure equipment is designed for manufacturing.
  • Ensure equipment is designed for test.

Support BHGE product development by:
  • Production of electronic circuit design, including relevant calculations in support of the new development of Zenith downhole gauge / telemetry systems.
  • Production of conceptual designs for new electronic surface equipment and downhole tools.
  • Develop and optimise conceptual designs through simulation.
  • Produce prototype designs and support manufacture.
  • Production of design reports.
  • Produce test plans and coordinate new product testing.
  • Production of test reports.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering or other relevant technical degree (i.e. Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering) with equivalent experience. Minimum upper class 2:1 is essential
  • Proven experience working in a similar role with strong experience including the design of oilfield (preferably downhole) equipment is essential
  • Good understanding of electronic design, analytical and numerical design techniques.
  • Conversant with Altium and Spice modelling software is essential
  • Awareness of (PLM) Product Lifecycle Management systems would be an advantage.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Self-driven with a positive attitude to new challenges. Comfortable working alone and within teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A practical background prior to or since achieving academic qualifications would be very advantageous. For example, applicant may have served an engineering apprenticeship and worked in a relevant discipline prior to university.
  • Conversant with the electrical simulation software including SPICE and LISA.
  • Experience in the design of permanent downhole production monitoring equipment.
  • An understanding of the various artificial lift techniques employed in the recovery of hydrocarbons worldwide.
  • Awareness of relevant codes / standards associated with the CE certification of electronic products including EN 61010.


  • Stoneywood, Aberdeen, UK

Salary Competitive

Closing Date for Applications 1st November 2019

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