General Electric Software Engineer in Stavanger, Norway

Role Summary:

The Software Engineer will be involved in development of new software packages, bootloaders, device drivers, distribution and build automation. In general, the Software Engineer will be involved in all phases from early phase customer discussions through to development, delivery projects and aftermarket. Focus will mainly be on software/electronics for subsea electrical actuators and control system, but other tasks within the subsea controls domain can also be relevant.

Essential Responsibilities:


• Execute and drive the given engineering tasks to completion (Independently or part of a team)

• Sanity check on agreed scope of work, budget, schedule and cost allocation before startup of task

• Estimate and control duration, budget and schedule for assigned tasks, be accountable for delivery

• Identify changes, opportunities and cost savings for tasks assigned

• Highlight issues and/or bottlenecks to Project manager on a timely manner to allow for recovery

• Suggest and develop recovery plans when needed, in cooperation with project manager

• Identify, log and highlight operational and technical risk in projects


• Interpretation of client’s standards and global practices, implement on assigned work

• Create/Review/Approval of engineering Parts/Documents/Procedures/Study Reports/ Design/Requirement as per guidelines and authorization

• Identify customers requirement (technical / products problems, execution issues) and bring effective solutions

• Provide support to Onshore and Offshore operations

• Evaluate consequences, manage risk and make own decisions based on knowledge and experience for projects


• Genuine interest in electronics and microcontrollers

• University Degree within Software engineering, Electrical, Cybernetics, Mechatronics, Electronics and Telecommunication. Equivalent degree with the required qualification can be also considered

• Embedded software development on AVR, ARM and DSP microcontrollers

• Development and maintenance of Hardware Abstraction Layers

• Experience with 8/16 bits and 32 bits architectures

• C/C++, C# and script languages like Python

• TCP/IP, SSL/SSH communication and web service development

• Familiar with different kinds of Real Time Operating Systems

• English fluent verbal and written. Norwegian or other Nordic languages are an advantage

Desired Characteristics:

• Proven years of relevant experience

• Knowledge of CAN Modbus, ethernet protocols

• Experience with motor control (Brushless DC Motors, servos etc)

• Strong technical attitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve problems

• Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

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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