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Baker Hughes Lead Data Scientist in BILLERICA, Massachusetts


At Baker Hughes, we are transforming the future of energy. With operations in over 120 countries, we are developing and deploying industry-leading technologies and services to take energy forward.

For more than a century, our inventions have revolutionized energy. Today, we are bringing our expertise to make oil and gas safer, cleaner, and more efficient.

Our people are the trusted experts, relied on to solve customer challenges big and small. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent, and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

We believe in creating an environment of diversity and inclusion, without bias. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged, and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work.

We’re makers, inventors, and leaders who aren’t afraid of the tough challenges. We believe pushing boundaries will help to lead the way for a new energy future.

This is an opportunity to make an impact across the O&G industry in a fast-paced environment where rapid prototyping and experimentation are prized.


Lead Data Scientist role will be responsible for applying physics and data science modeling techniques to data that originates from the field, and returning results that deliver value to customers. The Lead Data Scientist will very closely work with subject matter experts, business analysts to rapidly understand the domain, and build, test and iterate the analyses and models to create high-fidelity solutions.

In the role of Lead Data Scientist, you will:

  • Work closelywith Subject Matter Experts to gain deep understanding of various business andoperations related data sets

  • Conceive,design and implement machine learning and advanced analytics solutions toimprove various business KPIs

  • Provideexpertise in physics-based modeling

  • Work withengineers and product managers to incorporate your analyses and solutions,including working with the visualization team to create intuitive UI and richUX stories

  • Communicateeffectively with technical experts, business managers and customers

  • Collaboratewith cross-functional teams across multiple offices and regions


  • Bachelor’sDegree in Computer Science, Civil or Mechanical Engineering with specific focuson physics-based modeling, machine learning or advanced data analytics from anaccredited college or university

  • Minimum 3years’ experience in Data Analytics or Engineering industry work experienceusing well-established supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods forlarge industry-strength data analysis problems

  • Minimum 1 yearof experience with frameworks and languages such as Python, MATLAB, or R


  • MS or Ph.D. from anaccredited college or university in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineeringwith specific focus on physics-based modeling, machine learning, advanced dataanalytics or closely related quantitative discipline

  • Experienceusing version control (Git, Mercurial, SVN, etc.) for collaborative codedevelopment

  • Demonstratedawareness of how to succeed in ambiguous circumstances

  • Ability tosolve ordinary differential equation and partial differential equation

  • Experience inphysics based predictive modeling

  • Experiencewith analytics development for industrial applications in a commercial setting

  • Excellent organizational,interpersonal, communication skills

  • Fluent withsoftware development best practices, including version control, documentation,testing and CI/CD

  • Up to datewith industry best practices for production-grade machine learning systems


  • Billerica, MA

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 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 at

Job: Engineering/Technology

Title: Lead Data Scientist

Location: Massachusetts-BILLERICA

Requisition ID: 1930077