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General Electric Lead Software Test Engineer in BILLERICA, Massachusetts

Role Summary:

About Us

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only full stream 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/Purpose

The product development team at BHGE Measurement & Control is seeking a talented Lead Software Test Engineer to join the Engineering team to validate ultrasonic flowmeters, and gas and moisture analyzers for the Oil & Gas as well as other industries.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensuring requirements are translated correctly into cohesive verification solutions.

  • Development of embedded software/firmware (C/C++/C#) test cases

  • Perform manual and/or automation testing of software/firmware.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Designing automated software testing techniques and Continuous Integration.

  • Collaborate with global resources to develop test cases and automated test solutions.

  • Working closely with the design team

  • Responsible for technical quality assurance


  • 5 years’ experience in Software programming language experience (C/C++), software scripting language (Python, shell)

  • Experience conducting software/firmware design verification reviews and working with microprocessor and/or microcontroller (16-bit and above)

  • Experience of testing low level drivers for embedded systems (i.e. device drivers).

  • Knowledge of hardware level interfacing (e.g. device drivers)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software/Electronic, Controls or Electrical Engineering

Desired Characteristics

  • Interpretation and understanding of hardware datasheets and device capabilities

  • Time management skills, work to deadlines and respond effectively to demanding customer requests.

  • Awareness of cybersecurity related issues and potential countermeasures-Desired

  • Experience with Change Management and Configuration management tools

  • Work within an Agile development environment

  • Mobile/Tablet platforms (e.g. Android, iOS, Linux).

  • Experience Low-Level (Unit) Testing (LLT) using industry standard software (e.g. Cantata, CppUnit, LDRA).

  • Instrumentation and stubbing of code to enable unit testing.

  • Experience in source control packages (e.g. SVN, Github).

  • Verification of communications protocols -Desired

  • Experience of verifying embedded firmware with or without an RTOS.

  • Experience with LabVIEW or any other process-controlled automation software

  • Embedded platforms (including use of instrumentation such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.)

  • Desktop software (e.g. Windows based, or Linux based).

  • Desire to learn and try new things


  • Billerica, MA USA

BHGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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 at

Locations: United States; Massachusetts; BILLERICA

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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