Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: IT - Software Development, Operations Management
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Delft, So, Netherlands


Are you interested to support software development projects by providing the best skilled, motivated and ambitious team members?

Are you passionate about contributing to department-wide initiatives promoting technical excellence, innovation, engagement, and diversity?

Join our Software Development Teams

For our expanding software development operations in Europe (primarily located in Delft), we are looking for a Senior People Manager / People Operations Manager. As part of the management team, you will be responsible for a large team of employees and contractors working on a variety of software development projects for Wellbore Construction and Subsurface modeling.

Partner with the best

Baker Hughes is a leading energy technology company that takes energy forward - making it safer, cleaner, and more efficient for people and the planet. We develop and deploy the most advanced technologies to serve energy and industrial companies looking for more efficient, more reliable and cleaner solutions. Our diverse software portfolio includes modeling the subsurface, making field development plans and drilling wells to produce oil and gas; a complex process that requires careful planning and calculations.

As Senior People Manager / People Operations Manager you are responsible for:
  • Managing high-performing, agile software teams of employees and contractors in a rapidly growing, global organization. The teams (approx. 50 FTE) are primarily located in Delft, but also includes contractors in other European countries
  • Working with our recruiting team to hire and onboard top engineering talent consisting of software engineers, testers, UX designers, scrum masters, technical writers and DevOps engineers
  • Partnering with Product Delivery to align the business needs with the available capacity and required skills.
  • Contributing to department-wide initiatives promoting technical excellence, innovation, engagement, and diversity.
  • Actively contributing to technical discussions and strategy helping improve our software development processes and teams
  • Encouraging a healthy and innovative team culture demonstrating Baker Hughes values through mentorship and coaching.
  • Constantly detecting and taking advantage of opportunities to improve team performance, quality, and communication


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:
  • Have a Bachelors' degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Have thorough knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle principles, especially Agile.
  • Be a people leader for a large pool of resources. Experience in line management of a team, have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types, make the team grow.
  • Have excellent analytical, problem solving, decision making and conflict resolution skills
  • Have excellent English communications skills (verbal and written)


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:
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive
  • Work in hybrid mode - partially from home, partially from the office


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:
  • Working in a multicultural environment, with an eye on diversity and care for people
  • Working on exciting scientific software in the Energy domain
  • Being part of a passionate community of software development professionals where you can be yourself and develop your technical skills
  • Access to self-learning resources (e.g. Udemy)
  • Flexible working hours, work in hybrid mode
  • Bonus and ESPP program
  • Healthcare allowance (€ 138,70 gross per month)
  • Open and transparent way of working together


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.