Southern California Edison Manager of Data Center Operations in Alhambra, California


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About IT

The role of IT goes beyond the traditional Information Technology “service provider.” Many of the innovative ideas and projects that shape the company’s future and move SCE forward are dependent on technology. IT employees are at the heart of these projects, collaborating, designing and executing technology solutions that are transforming our industry.


The selected candidate will be responsible for providing operational and technical leadership in support of the Grid Data Center Operations supporting a broad range of technical areas including servers, storage, data center infrastructure, networks, cabling, and logistics. Additionally, you will be responsible for the operations in the support, maintenance, deployment, upgrade and optimization of infrastructure. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a fast paced environment with rapidly shifting priorities, while maintaining availability and uptime.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Plans,develops, and implement strategies in support of monitoring, maintainingreliability, availability, security, and quality of the overall infrastructuresupporting the Power Systems Control.

  • Activelymanages the provisioning of users across relevant platforms andapplications. Coordinates resources tomanage patching and administration of operating systems. Including NERC-CIP compliance controls andevidence. Manages client communications and coordinates resolution ofoperational events and problems.Contributes to and maintains accountability to maximize availability ofthe Control System to the client.

  • Fosterspartnerships with clients/vendors and manages strategic relationships with keyIT product and service providers. Develops relationships that promote trust andincrease efficiency and effectiveness. Balances individual client needs withbusiness priorities ensuring alignment with business strategies and objectives.

  • Developslong-term plans for power systems controls/SCADA systems and equipmentrequirements necessary to enable future smart grid technologies. Developslong-term forecasts for capital and O&M budgets which contribute tomaintaining and enhancing company-wide SCADA systems as well as testimony forthe General Rate Case (GRC). Ensures budget is monitored monthly and compliancereporting is maintained. Manages IT resource requirements to ensure appropriatebalance between tactical and strategic demands.


  • Five or more years of experience leading ateam, unit, or department supporting IT Data Center Infrastructure

  • Two or more years of experience with supportingSupervisory Controls and Data Acquisition Infrastructure (SCADA)

  • Must have valid U.S. Drivers License


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination ofeducation, training and experience

  • 5 years of experience in managing a PowerSystems Control group

  • Knowledge of Information TechnologyInfrastructure Library (ITIL) practices, processes and principles

  • 3 years of experience in a regulated utilityenvironment


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to workdirectly as employees for any employer in the United States without visasponsorship.

  • Position will require local travel

  • Relocation may apply to this position”

  • This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position- Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel RiskAssessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate mustcomplete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned worklocation and performing necessary job duties.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

Edison/SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Southern California Edison, please call Human Resources at (800) 500-4723, and choose option 3 for the Employee Information Center. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pacific time, except Wednesdays when the center closes at 2:30 p.m., and holidays, or (800) 352-8580 (Telecommunications device for the hearing impaired - TTY).

Job Information Technology

Title: Manager of Data Center Operations

Location: US-CA-Alhambra

Requisition ID: 71020797