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Lead Optical Engineer - (Fiber-Optic Sensing) - Blacksburg, VA ( Job Number 1922479 )

Role Summary

Baker Hughes, a GE company is seeking to add a dynamic and highly motivated Lead Optical Engineer to our fiber-optic well monitoring product development team in Blacksburg Virginia The role will span the range of engineering work from research, to new product development to continuous product improvement and modification and will include substantial interaction with manufacturing team members and field deployment personnel The role is ideal for a creative multidisciplinary leader, with a main emphasis on optics and fiber-optic test but also involving material sciences, mechanical engineering and possibly electronics and software as well

Essential Responsibilities

The role will be responsible for

Development of novel fiber-optic sensing devices and systems possibly including novel optical fibers, fiber-optic cables, Bragg grating devices and optical interrogators

Providing expertise in optical-sensing systems, techniques and devices while focusing on opto-mechanical design, optical materials and some electronics as needed

Packaging issues for novel fiber-optic sensing systems for deployment into optical well monitoring applications

Modification of existent sensing products to meet new oil and gas markets

Leading projects through structured product development process, including documentation of gates and milestones

Interaction with suppliers to identify new materials and components for use in products

Interaction with field personnel and customer personnel to identify and solve field issues and support successful deployments


Bachelors degree in Engineering with 5 years of engineering experience OR Masters degree in Engineering with 3 years of engineering experience OR PhD in Engineering with 2 years of engineering experience

2 years of experience in fiber-optics or optical sensing particularly with packaging, materials, optics or opto-mechanical skills

Leadership skills ability to organize meetings, project tasks and problem solving sessions for small teams of individuals

Communication skills, both verbal and written

Demonstrated problem solving skills for engineering challenges

Good organizing, planning, and presentation skills

Must be action oriented, ethical in value, and customer focused with a drive for results

Ability to manage time, make quality decisions, and manage and measure work

Desired Characteristics

Direct work with optical fiber handling, splicer technologies, fiber cables, and downhole deployment requirements

2D and 3D CAD software experience preferably with SolidWorks is a plus

Experience programming control for lab test equipment and modeling of optical systems is also helpful


Blacksburg, VA 24060


This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization

Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law Learn more

Job Engineering/Technology

Primary Location North America-United States-Virginia-BLACKSBURG

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Petroleum/Oil and Gas/Power, Projects/Infrastructure/Power/Energy
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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