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Job Ref:  1606921
Employer:  baker hughes
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  India
City:  Kochi
14/10/2016 01:01


Product Owner - Remote Operations Drilling Suite Software


Cochin, India

Employment Status

Full Time Regular (Local)

Job Description

The seasoned engineer is assigned to interface with the product engineering team. As the Product Owner this role will support the development and delivery of Software which will be fit for purpose to the operations groups within the Drilling Services Product Line and external customers by representing key stakeholders to the development team. The Product Owner will provide Operational needs, guidance and core subject matter to the development "Scrum teams" utilizing the "Agile" software development process as part of the Remote Operations Product Management group.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities
  • Ownership and Management of the Product Backlog based on communication and guidance from global stakeholders, (Regional Technical Support teams, Product Line Managers, Global Operations, External Customers, Reliability and Service Delivery)
  • Responsible for the prioritization of work items within the Product Backlog to meet preset release dates agreed with Product line management within the PDM process
  • Accountable for the refinement of Stories/Product backlog Items (PBI's) with the Scrum teams, which includes the development of user stories, Use cases, Feature/Functionality definitions, refining acceptance criteria and defining the definition of "Done"
  • Responsible for the creation and development of acceptance testing to meet the required criteria of the definition of "Done"
  • Accountable to review, validate and accept each PBI/Story is completed as per the acceptance criteria and meets the definition of "Done" prior to release
  • Assists "Scrum" teams in decision making and sequencing of key technological infrastructure work, but will not drive technological decisions or solutions
  • Provide detailed core technical and operational knowledge transfer input to the Software development teams to ensure a fit for purpose product is delivered
  • Accountable to ensure all stake holders are informed of progress and leads the end of sprint demonstrations

Secondary Responsibilities / Accountabilities
  • Focal point to the PDM (Product Development & Management) process Development of Operational Needs, Attend Product Design Reviews and provide input at gate meetings as required
  • Responsible for the development of Field Test documentation including Field test planning, test case scenarios and reporting of Surface Software for Tech Transfer projects
  • Plans, executes and reviews results of Field Test of new surface Software in coordination with engineering and the deploying region.
  • Owner of Drilling Suite software Technical Content. Responsible for the updating and development of technical documentation for the Drilling Suite in Baker Hughes Operating System (BHOS)
  • Responsible for the ensuring operational procedures are current when updates to software and hardware are implemented, liaise with Training and Development to ensure Training materials are up to date
  • Responsible for the development and transfer of Software technical knowledge within the Geomarkets and ensure knowledge transfer to local technical support groups
  • Liaise with Technical Support resources in Geomarkets/Regions for operational issues and provide practical assistance to Geomarkets for critical performance issues
  • Ensure timely response to inquiries from Operations
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) to Solution Engineering and Software Quality Assurance teams enabling the timely resolution of Drilling Suite Software related field/operational incidents; work with software sustaining team to ensure reported issues are resolved.
Essential Qualifications / Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent. 5 years' experience in related field.
  • MUST complete Product Owner training and achieve certification with 3 months of accepting the role
  • Strong working knowledge Drilling Services Surface Software Systems with relevant, recent field experience is desirable
  • A proven ability to recognize, analyze and solve technical issues, coupled with a process oriented working style
  • A good awareness of drilling technologies, products and services
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both Verbal & written), and fluent in English
  • The ability to work well both independently and as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications / Requirements
  • Working knowledge of other Drilling Services products would be also desirable but not essential
  • Technical knowledge of Drilling Services software and the "Agile" development process
  • Previous experience in a Technical Support role is desirable, but not essential
Other Details

At Baker Hughes we make a commitment to the success of each individual team member. We offer benefits to chart your career path such as training, specialty assignments, cross-functional team projects, and much more. Additionally, Baker Hughes offers you the flexibility - and opportunities - you need to achieve your career goals.

For this position, we are ideally seeking candidates who have permanent work authorization in Cochin, India. If you do not have current eligibility to work in Cochin, India, then please visit our website NA and explore one of the many other opportunities that we have to offer in other locations that you may be eligible for.


Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers' expectations, Baker Hughes Advances Reservoir Performance. The company's 39,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources. Baker Hughes' technology centers in the world's leading energy markets are pushing the boundaries to overcome progressively more complex challenges. Baker Hughes develops solutions designed to help manage operating expenses, maximize reserve recovery and boost overall return on investment through the entire life cycle of an oil or gas asset. Collaboration is the foundation upon which Baker Hughes builds our business and develops next-generation products and services for drilling and evaluation, completions and production and fluids and chemicals. For more information on Baker Hughes' century-long history, visit our website.

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