Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Geophysicist
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Chief Scientist/Engineer (Headquarters - Electromagnetic/Electronics) - U.S. Multiple Locations

Are you passionate in scientific and engineering methodologies?

Do you enjoy motivating others to deliver successful solutions for business and customers?

Join our team!

With operations in over 120 countries, Baker Hughes provides 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.

Partner with the best

As a Chief Scientist/Engineer, you will be responsible for:
  • Coordinating and providing oversight of Product Line development efforts related to the domain of Resistivity, Dielectric and other electromagnetic measurements
  • Modeling and inversion of field propagation in anisotropic media
  • Design of transmitter and receiver antennae, associated electronics and signal processing code for geophysical measurements and communication
  • Adaption of inversion software to accommodate new sensor configurations
  • Testing and Verification of signal processing performance and electromagnetic inversion code
  • Development of QC measurements, sensor calibration routines, measurement error models, borehole corrections and tool performance specifications
  • Defining through theory a measurement concept, prototyping the concept in the lab, then refining and ruggedizing the prototype to function in a downhole environment


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will have:
  • MSc, Diploma, or PhD in Physics, Mathematics, Geophysics, or other related science discipline
  • Programming skills (MATLAB, Python, C, Java, or other similar modeling and analysis software)
  • Experience with multi-physics simulation, including electro-magnetic measurement, inversion, and interpretation techniques
  • Expertise in analog and digital and signal processing
  • Ability to work independently, but also as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Key responsibilities / accountabilities


Preferred qualifications / requirements:
  • 10 years of working experience, ideally within Oil and Gas or related industry
  • Knowledge of wireline, logging while drilling and measurement-while-drilling OFS field operations
  • Understanding of modern multi-modal well logging and interpretation techniques, with specific expertise in electromagnetics
  • Knowledge of Reservoir Navigation Service practices
  • Data science, AI and ML techniques
  • Expertise in analog electronics design for mixed-signal environments, covering a broad range of topologies and components including op-amps, discrete MOSFETs/IGBTs, power switching ICs, PWM controllers and passives
  • Experience with signal conditioning, integrity, and error modeling applied to the design of high precision analog and digital electronics
  • Knowledge of low noise design techniques including filters, grounding practices, Power System noise analysis


Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:
  • Occasionally remote working from home or another work location


Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:
  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits


Join Us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

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.

Baker Hughes 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.