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Software Engineer SME | Technology Strategy & Innovation | Houston

Job No. 40357556
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location US - Texas - Houston
Categories Technology/IT - Tecnología/IT
Published | Central Daylight Time
Applications close | Central Daylight Time

Our Vision is to enable a fully integrated and highly automated business from resource to market. BHP Billiton’s global Technology team  is the coming together of a dedicated, innovative team focused on identifying and implementing new ways of raising standards and improving productivity, safety and environmental impact. We will be first to embrace new technologies such as VR, Drones, automation and everything in between to lead our industry globally.


About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager Next Generation Development, within the Digital Strategy team your duties will include:

  • Responsibility for the design and build of innovative solutions to solve industrial decision automation. Working across a range of technology development areas such as server-side development, cutting-edge areas of machine learning and IoT, mobility (iOS & Android)
  • Working as part of cross-functional Agile teams, alongside UX, Data and Hardware roles
  • Become a founding member of the software engineering tribe you will be involved in the way we ship code, the frameworks we use and mentoring others to think differently when problem solving
  • Continuously solving complex programming problems in a clean and test-driven way


Skills and Experience

If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you:

  • Curious about how things work.
  • Technology agnostic, polyglot engineer – always seeking to use the right tools for the right job
  • Thrive on learning new technologies and don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions
  • When things break (or are already broken) you are eager and able to help fix things
  • You have the ability to communicate complex concepts effectively and are able to challenge the status quo


As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:

  • Proficient in distributed systems architectures and implementation
  • Proficient knowledge of one or some of the following languages Python, Java, C#, Go, Server-side JavaScript (Node.js)
  • Unit and end-to-end testing, design, creation and automation
  • Experience with Cloud Services
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Experience building micro-service based architecture and solutions
  • Experience in industrial control and supervision applications is highly desirable
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills


What we offer you

At BHP Billiton, we will provide you an environment to:

  • be autonomous and support (you) to use initiative
  • be accountable and performance driven
  • work flexibly with a focus on outcomes, not hours
  • problem-solve collaboratively together, and
  • activate your improvement mind-set, experimentation and agile learning


Join our Technology expansion

Take the next steps in pioneering your technology career and being a part of our Tech revolution.

BHP Billiton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from men and women of all ages, including people with a disability and Indigenous Australians. Screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertising close date.


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