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PG&E Principal Regulatory Analyst in Oakland, California

Principal Regulatory Analyst

Location: Oakland, California

Requisition ID # 157256-en_US

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Our IT professionals are at the enterprise's core, leveraging modern technology to deliver safe and reliable energy to our customers. We use AI, the cloud, data science, and the latest tools and programming languages to solve hard, interesting problems and tackle challenges like the ever-growing threat of climate change, wildfires, and breaches of cyber security. Join us and experience the satisfaction of being a technology enabler for a company that leads the industry in innovation.

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PG&E is proud to provide a comprehensive benefits program to help you take care of your physical, emotional and financial health. In addition to the offerings below, you can expect inclusive programs in areas such as performance recognition, training and employee development, mentoring and more.

Paid Time Off

Vacation, Sick Hours, Holidays, Family Leave

Employee Resource Groups

16 ERGs at the core of our DEIB culture that support employee development and foster business relationships

Professional Development

Leadership and Employee Development Courses, LinkedIn Learning, Mentoring Program and up to $8,000 for Tuition Reimbursement


Low-Cost Medical, Dental, Life/Accident/Disability Insurance and Free Vision

Healthcare & Dependent Care FSA

Pre-tax employee-funded accounts that cover certain out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses

Retirement Plans

401(k) Matching up to 8% AND Cash Balance Pension (no Cost to you)

Job Details

Requisition ID # 157256

Job Category: Government and Regulatory Relations

Job Level: Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Information Technology

Work Type: Hybrid

Job Location: Oakland; Alameda; Alta; American Canyon; 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; Canyondam; 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; Novato; Oakdale; Oakhurst; Oakley; Olema; Orinda; Orland; Oroville; Palo Alto; Palo Cedro; 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; Salida; 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; Watsonville; West Sacramento; Wheatland; Whitmore; Willits; Willow Creek; Willows; Windsor; Winters; Woodland; Yuba City

Department Overview

The IT Investment Management Department provides planning, product, business, and operations management analysis and support in the following areas: planning, research support, data analysis and reporting, resource management, process governance, budgetary requirements and spend, in support of business decision making, strategy, and operations. Provides input, support, and analysis to general IT business processes, assists in the development of a prioritized budget for the IT organization and works with other financial or data personnel to ensure accurate and timely operations, budget, and/or project management. May also be involved in business process improvement, quality control, special projects, and other initiatives.

Position Summary

The Principal IT Regulatory Analyst recommends, develops, and implements IT regulatory strategy and rate case deliverables, and drives supporting processes and tools. This position supports all CPUC and FERC rate cases and proceedings (GRC, TO, RAMP), the IT component of separately filed rate cases (e.g. WGSC), and compliance with all regulatory directives and stakeholder engagement. They do this in partnership with the Chief IT case manager, Director of IT Planning, IT planning leads, IT financial team, IT department leadership, and their subordinates, company regulatory resources, Business Finance and external subject matter experts.

The individual in this position will have daily interaction with individuals at all leadership levels across a variety of functional areas within IT and other Functional Areas (FAs) through direct engagement as well as through participation in various leadership team and committee meetings.

This position is hybrid, working from your remote office and your assigned work location based on business need. The assigned work location will be within the PG&E Service Territory.

PG&E is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job. The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, and internal equity. This job is also eligible to participate in PG&E’s discretionary incentive compensation programs. Although we estimate the successful candidate hired into this role will be placed towards the middle or entry point of the range, the decision will be made on a case-by-case basis related to these factors.

A reasonable salary range is:

Bay Area Minimum: $140,000.00

Bay Area Maximum: $238,000.00


California Minimum: $133,000.00

California Maximum: $226,000.00

Job Responsibilities

Regulatory Strategy, Planning and Testimony Preparation: 90%

  • Oversees and coordinates state and federal rate cases and regulatory proceedings (GRC, TO, RAMP, and others) planning, and testimony development for IT

  • Defines and implements ongoing processes to support integrated regulatory planning

  • Works with Senior IT leadership to develop rate case strategy

  • Works closely with IT witness teams to develop rate case testimony and workpapers

  • Works with IT line organizations to establish roles and responsibilities, process, content, deliverables and timeframes around rate case planning

  • Works with IT witness teams and FA partners to determine IT rate case content, timing and deliverables to meet all obligations and deadlines

  • Researches and studies utility industry practices and/or benchmarks with industry peers to better support case and company position

  • Develops processes and tools to ensure IT regulatory plan is aligned with organizational goals and vision and IT roadmaps are aligned to regulatory requirements

  • Coordinates and manages all required IT regulatory filings

  • Works with IT leadership and IT finance to build processes and controls that identify, track, monitor and implement all compliance items for rate case decisions

  • Defines and helps develop a repository for all source material used in the development of rate cases and other regulatory proceedings

  • Prepares materials and may present at external regulatory workshops, conferences or meetings

  • Works with IT witness team and FA partners to identify continuous improvement opportunities

Other Duties as Required 10%

  • Manages and coordinates the activities of the Senior IT Regulatory Analyst to support annual planning effort



  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Job-related experience, 8 years


  • Seven or more years related budget, financial and program systems and processes experience desirable

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)

  • Six Sigma or ITIL certifications

  • Excellent knowledge of the regulatory ratemaking process and the research materials, rate cases and tools required to effectively advise IT leadership on strategic regulatory alternatives

  • Excellent knowledge of the business of IT and how it fits within the overall enterprise regulatory setting

  • Ability to influence and educate business leaders and key stakeholders about how to develop IT regulatory strategy, develop rate case testimony, and evaluate IT needs in the context of the overall enterprise rate case strategy

  • Strong understanding of technology and its role in the company and the ability to quickly assess the impact of decisions on the company based upon recommend strategies and actions

  • Ability to quickly assess the impact of decisions on the company and recommend strategies and actions

  • The ability to work across department lines and with FA partners and exert influence to achieve the desired outcomes.

  • Excellent partnership-building, communications and influencing skills with both internal and external stakeholders

  • The ability to direct cross-functional teams and work streams across a diverse organizational landscape

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving capabilities

  • Strong project management skills

  • The ability to manage concurrent time-sensitive work streams with multiple dependencies

  • The ability to function in a rapidly changing and developing environment

  • The ability to build strong collaborative intra and interdepartmental relationships

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills