General Electric Engineering Manager - Firmware in Minden, Nevada

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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.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

The Engineering Manager - Firmware demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. Integrates and develops processes that meet business needs across the organization. Involved in long-term planning. This role contributes to the overall strategy and manages complex issues within functional areas area of expertise.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Engineering Manager - Firmware, you will:

  • Grow, develop and mentor leaders & technologists by attracting, training, and motivating top tier technical talent

  • Build & maintain expectations of ownership, accountability, customer focus and quality at the individual and team level

  • Foster technical collaboration between business teams at GRC, M&C, and other experts across GE

  • Drive / Support technical integration of design engineering teams to help build one global Measurement & Control technology engineering group

  • Drive/support platform development across hardware, firmware and software.

  • Participate in strategic 3 year & short term planning for Multi Generation Technology Plans and required resource structure

  • Own functional budgets, advocating for funding necessary to execute on deliverables to create value for our customers

  • Lead the design team to achieve on-time execution of the deliverables through design reviews & tollgates, while ensuring conformance to M&C design practices & procedures, assuring product quality

  • Lead cooperative research programs with universities to establish long term sustained relationships that provide opportunities to recruit engineers with embedded software expertise

  • Be responsible for Employee Development & Performance Management

  • Drive "No excuses" leadership culture with integrity and EHS

  • Build and maintain expectations of ownership, customer focus, and quality at the individual and team level Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical, Computer Science, Software, or Engineering degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 10 years of Engineering experience

  • Minimum 1 year management / leadership experience in a matrix structure organization Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in firmware / embedded systems development and maintenance

  • Minimum 3 years experience in firmware platform development

  • Demonstrated ability to meet goals and objectives

  • Proven strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels of an organization

  • Proven leadership capabilities with ability to motivate others and achieve results within a highly technical environment

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and lead design & development projects

  • Proven success embracing and leading change initiatives Locations: United States; Nevada; MindenGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.