General Electric Staff Build & Release Engineer-New Orleans, Louisiana in NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana

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. Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of STAFF Build & Release Engineer, you will:

  • Own builds, releases and continuous integration process for large and complex releases of a product and at times expands the scope across multiple concurrent releases

  • Own, manage and improve release process. Focuses on scale and efficiency. Deploys the right builds across environments

  • Manage key deliverables and mentors junior team members

  • Contribute in driving initiatives such as defining standards and processes to ensure quality

  • Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables

  • Develop and enhance the test infrastructure and continuous integration framework used across teams

  • Determine best practices and principals and promotes them across the team

  • Demonstrate expert knowledge in developing and executing automated builds and scripts

  • Learn new build and releases techniques and methodologies and trains the team in the same

  • Work with developers and stakeholders to deliver quality software through the build and deployment system

  • Partner with and provides direction to fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions

  • Use industry best practices to improve Build, Release and Continuous integration processes

Role Summary/Purpose

STAFF Build & Release Engineer will be responsible for providing build and release strategy for highly complex as well as parallel and concurrent releases for a Software Product. Manages Continuous Code Integration within SDLC. Works independently and is seen as a Technical Leader. The role demonstrates deep understanding of concurrent software development, its effect on build management and releasing the builds across versions and environments.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • Minimum 8 years of professional experience in Software Engineering or Build and Release Engineering OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in Software Engineering OR PhD with 3 years of experience in Software Engineering

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

  • Travel 10% of the time, as required

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA

Desired Characteristics

  • Technical Expertise:

  • Contributes in driving initiatives such as defining standards and processes to ensure quality

  • Expert in developing code for other developers to learn from

Business Acumen:

  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments

  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems

  • Skilled in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks

  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective


  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas

  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

  • Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work

  • Applies values, business strategy, policies, precedent, and experience to make complex decisions in ambiguity and with uncertain consequences


Locations: United States; Louisiana; NEW ORLEANS

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.