Baker Hughes Data Scientist (m/f) Drilling Services in CELLE, Germany

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 is looking for a Data Scientist for Drilling Services in Celle, Germany. 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:

  • Data Scientist will be part of an international data science team on reliability improvement or cost saving projects, typically involves large, structured, unstructured, numerical, binary, text & complex data sets.

  • Potential application area include high-speed time series, historic summary reports, inspection, and maintenance & operations data.

  • Build, validate and update predictive models with confidence bounds to address customer needs.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse, and summarize large data sets with attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ensures models/reports/results are optimized to satisfy the system performance, reliability and conform to BHGE standards and quality.

  • Identify data gaps and work with concerned groups toward filling the data gaps.

  • Write reports to summarize an investigation/results, identify trends and patterns, lessons learned and present findings.

  • Plans and conducts work with limited supervision.

  • Identify potential areas for improvement in legacy systems and communicate to project team.


  • Master's Degree in Engineering/Statistics

  • Proficiency with Excel/VBA/MATLAB/JAVA

  • Demonstrated proficiency in data analysis

  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (hypothesis testing, statistical test, sensitivity analysis, maximum likelihood principal, confidence bounds)

  • Knowledge of optimization algorithms and machine learning

  • Experienced with Reliasoft/Weibull analysis

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

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

  • Must be willing to travel 20%

Desired Characteristics:

  • PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) major.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in one or more data analytics tools and languages (MATLAB, VBA, Python, R)

  • Demonstrated proficiency in data cleaning, outlier analyses, sensitivity analysis, model building and model validation techniques

  • Demonstrated proficiency in automation of large data processing


Celle, Germany

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Job: Services

Title: Data Scientist (m/f) Drilling Services

Location: Germany-Lower Saxony-CELLE

Requisition ID: 1809905