General Electric Lead Firmware Engineer 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.

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Role Summary:

In this role as a Lead Firmware Engineer, you will be part of a development team working in new product introduction and existing product sustaining / support. This team is responsible for long term development programs as well as short-cycle custom design tasks that leverage existing product platforms.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role as a Lead Firmware Engineer you will:

Own technical leadership responsibilities for product feature development. implementation, validation, and sustaining

  • Engage in all aspects of product development ranging from system level design and requirements analysis through code development and testing

  • Work with NPI and sustaining engineering teams in development and execution of product enhancements, product upgrades, and new product introductions

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives related to embedded product functionality and team processes

  • Design using object-oriented techniques and associated languages

  • Analyze embedded code to determine root cause of defects and implement corrective action

  • Develop systems using real-time embedded operating systems (VxWorks, QNX, etc.)

  • Develop and implement embedded software ranging from high-level application to low-level hardware device drivers

  • Perform Third Party Review of firmware development code

  • Involved in all aspects of product development ranging from system-level design and requirements analysis, feature development, through prototype generation ad testing, to final design validation, documentation, and product release Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum 5 years of experience related to embedded product development.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience using C / C++ programming language Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience

  • Strong oral, written communication and presentation skills.

  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility

  • Demonstrated skills of C / C++ programming language

  • Experience creating an embedded application, deploying to an embedded target, and debugging from an embedded target

  • Experience troubleshooting customer issues

  • Green Belt certified and DFSS trained (GE Employees Only) Locations: United States; Nevada; MindenGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.