General Electric Physicist/Algorithm Developer (Pipeline Services) Calgary, Alberta in CALGARY, Alberta

Role Summary:

About Us:

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:

Baker Hughes Incorporated has an opening for a Physicist to join our Pipeline Inspections Technology team based out of our Calgary, Alberta location. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Development of detection and classification algorithms for data collected our inline pipeline inspection tools

  • Development of algorithms for the interpretive analysis of data measured by our inline pipeline inspection tools

  • Interdisciplinary interaction in the integration of algorithms into software applications

  • Magnetic modeling for the evaluation and optimization of tools and associated sensor systems

  • Integrate data from new sensor technologies into analysis process

  • Develop and maintain processes to ensure data accuracy and integrity


  • Very good and broad basic physical understanding

  • Graduate degree in electrical engineering, Physics, Math or equivalent

  • 2-10 years of experience in a R&D environment or related fields

  • Strong knowledge of at least one programming language (eg Python, C / C ++, Java)

  • Experience working scientific programming language Matlab/R

  • Analytical skills, modelling skills and statistical knowledge

  • Project management experience managing budgets, timelines and small groups of individuals

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to work in small teams and independently with minimal direction

  • Pipeline inspection experience is preferred

  • Effective communication skills verbally along with technical writing and documentation experience.


Calgary, Alberta

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Locations: Canada; Alberta; CALGARY