Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Role Summary:

The Senior Control Systems Engineer will design and develop innovative control systems for the energy industry and industrial applications.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Senior Control Systems Engineer, you will:
  • Work with an interdisciplinary team to design, develop and refine disruptive technology solutions that enable autonomous control for industrial applications
  • Leverage state-of-the-art technology in edge computing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and robotics to create solutions that move customers towards an autonomous future
  • Develop architecture to securely integrate advanced analytics and edge computing technology into traditional industrial OT networks and control systems
  • Identify and evaluate customer-centric value story and risks associated with autonomous operations for various energy and industrial applications
  • Develop analytical methods for processing data sets in real-time
  • Design / evaluate instrumentation, automation and control system hardware architecture including specification of critical components and their communication protocols
  • Design for and implement latest hardware and software cybersecurity standards
  • Integrate off-the-shelf sensors with single board computing platforms to rapidly build and deploy prototypes
  • Interface edge computing systems with existing sensors and/or field equipment and create network interface(s) for data interaction
  • Prepare, review and evaluate interface documentation, specifications, test plans and requirements
  • Support system test programs and analyze system testing
  • Deploy instrumentation and controls systems in customer trials
  • Work with technical teams in development, deployment and application of analytics
  • Generate & review hardware layouts, drawings, block diagrams, reports, annotated code and other project artifacts to document, archive and communicate the work and outcomes
  • Influence from a technical standpoint across the function and business
  • Demonstrated ability to work in highly collaborative, cross-functional environments
  • Working knowledge of advanced analytics methods (machine learning, advanced statistics, optimization, estimation, etc.)
  • Serves as the SME for control systems across EIC and possibly for the broader company
  • Applies deep knowledge of product development process and related process e.g. design reviews - must be able to develop new development processes and improve/optimize/combine existing processes as needed
  • Contributes to visionary identification of market needs and proposal of adequate solutions

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Masters Degree in Electrical / Control Systems Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 10 years of applicable experience

Desired Characteristics:
  • Ph.D. in Control Systems Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Industrial / research work experience of 15 years or more
  • Thorough knowledge of industrial control systems and network architectures
  • Experience developing model-based control systems
  • Expertise in control theory of dynamic systems
  • Fluent in programing languages including Python, C++, C, Embedded C, Java, and CUDA
  • Familiarity with Matlab, Simulink, SysML/UML, VDHL or equivalent tools and how to model system interactions and dynamic analysis of complex systems
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of industrial communication protocols such as Modbus, OPC-UA, CANOpen, HART, EGD, etc.
  • Experience in hardware / software implementation through full scale commercial production of a product
  • Extensive knowledge of control system hardware components including real-time controllers, control valves, Edge Devices, PLCs, PCs, HMI hardware, modems, switches, data acquisition hardware, analog and digital I/O
  • Experience using a variety of operating systems including Windows, Linux, and embedded system operating systems such as QNX, LynxOS, Windows CE, etc.
  • Strong experience in programming control systems, open / closed loop control and non-linear systems
  • Knowledge of engineering analysis methods, mechanical & electrical systems and software systems
  • Experience incorporating engineering analytics or advanced data-driven analytics into control system software
  • Working knowledge and experience with hazardous area and intrinsic safety requirements
  • Proficient written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Detail oriented and demonstrated ability to develop technical requirements based upon proactive analysis of customer needs
  • Effective teaming and problem-solving abilities with strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to think customer-first and effectively prioritize and pivot as required
  • Experience working in an innovation environment, creating concepts without necessarily a clear framework, and challenging norms for technology breakthrough
  • Ability to proactively connect with business units and evaluate a diverse range of technology products in order to identify opportunities for improvement and/or disruption
  • Is able to apply Model-based System Development principles and software to drive the use of model based development for complex multidisciplinary cyber-physical systems that involve the integration of sensors, actuators, electronics and software components

Locations: Oklahoma preferred , all other locations in the USA will be considered.
About Us:
With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

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