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PG&E Expert, Product Owner (Flexible Location) in Fresno, California

Requisition ID # 61446

Job Category : Information Technology

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Alameda; Alta; Angels Camp; Antioch; Auberry; Auburn; Avenal; Avila Beach; Bakersfield; Balch Camp; Bear Valley; Belden; Bellota; Belmont; Benicia; Berkeley; Brentwood; Brisbane; Buellton; Burney; Buttonwillow; Calistoga; Campbell; Canyon Dam; Capitola; Caruthers; Chico; Clearlake; Clovis; Coalinga; Colusa; Concord; Concord; Corcoran; Cottonwood; Cupertino; Daly City; Danville; Davis; Dinuba; Downieville; Dublin; Emeryville; Eureka; Fairfield; Folsom; Fort Bragg; Fortuna; Fremont; French Camp; Fresno; Fresno; Fulton; Garberville; Geyserville; Gilroy; Goodyear; Grass Valley; Guerneville; Half Moon Bay; Hayward; Hinkley; Hollister; Holt; Houston; Huron; Jackson; Kerman; King City; Lakeport; Lemoore; Lincoln; Linden; Livermore; Lodi; Loomis; Los Banos; Lower Lake; Madera; Magalia; Manteca; Manton; Mariposa; Martell; Marysville; Maxwell; Menlo Park; Merced; Meridian; Millbrae; Milpitas; Modesto; Monterey; Montgomery Creek; Morgan Hill; Morro Bay; Moss Landing; Mountain View; Napa; Needles; Newark; Newman; Non-PG&E Non-US Off Shore Work Location; Non-PG&E US Work Location; Novato; Oakdale; Oakhurst; Oakland; Oakley; Olema; Orinda; Orland; Oroville; Palo Alto; Paradise; Parkwood; Paso Robles; Petaluma; Pioneer; Pismo Beach; Pittsburg; Placerville; Pleasant Hill; Point Arena; Potter Valley; Quincy; Rancho Cordova; Red Bluff; Redding; Richmond; Ridgecrest; Rio Vista; Rocklin; Roseville; Round Mountain; Sacramento; Salinas; San Bruno; San Carlos; San Francisco; San Francisco; San Jose; San Luis Obispo; San Mateo; San Rafael; San Ramon; San Ramon; Sanger; Santa Cruz; Santa Maria; Santa Nella; Santa Rosa; Selma; Shaver Lake; Sonoma; Sonora; South San Francisco; Springville; Stockton; Storrie; Taft; Tracy; Turlock; Twain; Ukiah; Vacaville; Vallejo; Walnut Creek; Wasco; Washington; Washington D.C.; Watsonville; West Sacramento; Wheatland; Whitmore; Willits; Willow Creek; Willows; Winters; Woodland; Yuba City

Department Overview

The men and women of Electric Operations ensure the delivery of clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. Electric Operations is responsible for every aspect of PG&E's electric distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, asset management, business planning, restoration and emergency response.

Within Electric Operations, the Major Projects and Programs (MPP) organization is responsible for the end-to-end project management, design, estimating and construction of all distribution and transmission projects. These projects and programs include Vegetation Management, State Infrastructure, Pole Replacement, Rule 20, Capacity/Reliability Planning, Storage, WRO, and Mobile Home. MPP is also responsible for overseeing two major programs in our wildfire risk mitigations plans, the system hardening of distribution line miles and the system inspection of all distribution assets. MPP strives to deliver certainty in work execution by performing work safely, effectively and efficiently.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for product ownership of mobile technology applications within the Estimating and Design environment. The Product Owner will be a key member of the Innovative Design Solutions team and will be involved in the development and enhancement of tools and applications. He/she provides a clear vision of the product that will be built and ensure its integration with the company's enterprise systems, SAP, ESRI ArcGIS, Palantir...

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who works well with all levels of the organization, is an effective communicator who can translate technical information into business terms for stakeholders; has a keen process understanding; works well with ambiguity; has high energy and is adept at overcoming resistance to change.

This position offers a flexible work location within the PG&E service territory.


  • Acts as primary liaison between various departments and stakeholders, under the assigned group of applications

  • Develops and maintains iOS mobile technology solutions for a variety of systems and platforms.

  • Develops implementation plans and leads team to introduce new technology.

  • Develops and tracks metrics for business performance reporting.

  • Facilitates insights on reporting deliverables.

  • Compiles and analyzes data related to current and in development reporting deliverables.

  • Applies broad expertise and advanced knowledge to wide-ranging issues.

  • May act as a team lead and provide direction to less experienced employees.

  • Performs business process improvement activities in support of the business. Activities may include developing, managing or coordinating metrics and reporting processes, change management, communication, and training.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or job-related discipline; or equivalent experience

  • Job-related experience, 5 years

  • Proficient in Objective-C, Swift, and Cocoa Touch.


  • Knowledge of UI and UX with insight into the latest technology in mobile applications

  • Familiarity with push notifications, APIs and cloud messaging.

  • Extensive experience with iOS Frameworks such as Core Data and Core Animation.

  • Knowledge of iOS back-end services.

  • Strong verbal and written communication

  • Creative problem-solving skills to develop solutions.

  • Working experience with Salesforce, ArcGIS or ESRI products

  • Working experience in an Agile environment

  • Product Owner, Scrum Master, or other Agile certifications

  • Influence skills to effectively gain buy in from leaders inside and outside of the department.

  • Adaptable to changing business conditions and ambiguity.

  • Experience with technology deployments.

  • Able to present complex data and technical information in a simple and easy-to-understand manner

  • Able to build working relationships across the organization

  • Ability to effectively work with people of all levels, from executives and managers to field-based personnel

  • Positive attitude and team-first approach

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.