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Southern California Edison Data Scientist (Advisor) in Pomona, California

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Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Data Scientist Advisor at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will be responsible for analyzing incoming data, discovering insights, identifying opportunities, and recommending solutions using statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques. You will use advanced analytical approaches using predictive modeling, optimization, and simulation abilities and apply statistical and pattern recognition techniques to perform description, prediction, and optimization. In addition, the Data Scientist will generate business insights and propose recommendations for data-informed solutions The Data scientist will need a combination of business understanding, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and programming knowledge with emphasis on manipulating data extracted from CSV files.

As a Data Scientist , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Works with Aerial Inspection Program and SCE stakeholders to understand business problems, goals, and objectives, translate them into data science projects and appropriately prioritize.

  • Work closely with business, engineering, and technology teams to develop solutions to organizational problems.

  • Provide thought leadership in algorithmic and process innovations, and creativity in solving unconventional problems.

  • Design, develop, data mine, and evaluate highly innovative models for predictive learning based on output of Aerial Program

  • Must be able to create predictive models

  • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation.

  • Translate business problems into mathematical problems and vice versa. Develop simple visualizations of results in an easy-to-digest business format.

  • Produce model performance metrics. Prepare deliverable reports for business teams.

  • Track record of leading and collaborating on Advanced Analytics strategic initiatives.

  • Ability to lead small SME teams.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Strong Problem-solving ability

  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to work independently.

  • Knowledge of one or more business/functional areas in Electrical Utilities domain

  • Keep abreast of new and current data science / big data techniques, develop relationships with data science individuals at other utilities and participate in relevant industry forums and groups.

  • Ability to come up with solutions to loosely defined business problems by leveraging pattern detection over potentially large datasets


The essentials

  • Bachelors Degree in any STEM curriculum or related technical discipline

  • Seven or more years of experience using Data Science to evaluate program/departmental results

  • Proficiency in some combination of SQL, R, Python, SAS, Power BI, Excel VBA; expertise in extracting and transforming large datasets.

The preferred

  • Bachelors Degree in any STEM curriculum or related technical discipline

  • Certification in Data Science and/or Predictive Analytics

  • In-depth industry/business knowledge in Electric Utility domain

  • Experience in leading and mentoring junior team members, and guiding them on data science and advanced analytics

You should know

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page ( to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. We invite you to visit our Candidate Resource page for further information and to access information guides. For information guides, please reference test 8203 - 8203 Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles. Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are 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.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.