Southern California Edison Data Analytics Project Lead (Advisor) in Rosemead, California

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Position overview

TheData Analytics Project Lead, leads big data analytic projects that require in both subject matter expertise and specialized technical skills in data analytics. These projects will be strategic in nature and require understanding of the major data types, repositories and internal and external sources in use across SCE. Defines problems, collects data, applies advanced economic and statistical concepts, establishes facts and draws valid conclusions. Applies an in-depth understanding of advanced mathematical concepts, establishes facts and draws valid conclusions. Leads the mining of the data for insights, development and implementation of new and advanced forecasting models using advanced statistic and machine learning methods, and educating other analysts and management in OUs about the state-of-the-art in big data analytics. The person in this position is expected to have excellent analytical, statistical, and computing skills. Finally, project management, consulting and communication skills are important for this position as the person in this role interacts heavily with management and both technical and non-technical staff across the company.

In this role, the Project lead will work closely and collaboratively with Managers and SMEs in OUs across the company to define, initiate and implement data analytics solutions to meet the needs of strategic use cases.

Typical responsibilities will include :

  • Actsas a consultant/strategic advisor to other organizational units or departmentson the initiation, scoping, development and implementation of big dataanalytics projects. Advice OU clients of what can and cannot be accomplished bythe use of data analytics. Frame the appropriate questions to be answered tosolve complex business problems andcommunicatethe insights gained from data analytics.Collaborates with analytic teams across the company on big dataanalytics techniques and tools to improve analytics capabilities at SCE.

  • Developsadvanced knowledge of sources of data and tools available to accessinformation. Accountable for the accuracy and integrity of findings andrecommendations. Specifically, workswith data scientists and data engineers to analyze large data repositories(e.g. Edison Smart Connect Data Warehouse) using advanced analytical tools suchas R, Teradata Studio, Hadoop, SAP HANA; reviews data for quality andconsistency, and shares insights with other analysts and business users of thedata; coordinates closely with data stewards of data repositories to addressany data quality and access issues.

  • Leadsthe development of analytical solutions using quantitative forecasting,modeling and analysis tools, to produce data to support business processes anddecision-making. Tracks the outcomes andmonitors the results of implemented use cases and performs after-the-factanalysis. Specifically, monitors performance and supports such systems incollaboration with OU personnel.

  • Directs or performs analytical tasks associated with acritical or analytical project or a number of small projects with many complexfeatures. Specifically, helps lead big data analytics projects including suchaspects as: acquire access to, validate, and analyze data collected across thecompany. Identify how data collected forone purpose can be used to solve business problems in other areas

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’sDegree in Engineering, Economics, Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics,or related discipline.

  • Musthave project management experience

  • Sixor more years of experience in field of data analysis/statistics

  • Proven experience in providing well-reasoned andsubstantiated recommendations to senior management on strategic matters

Desired qualifications

  • Familiar with and understanding ofanalytical techniques such as time-series, regression, neural network, andmachine learning models.

  • Demonstrated experience gatheringdata from different sources and formats (MS Excel, Access, Oracle, SQL, XML,etc.) and compiling it for the ease of analysis

  • Experience working with big datatools and data storage such as SAP HANA, Hadoop, Teradata, etc.

  • Experience using statistical toolsfor analysis and forecasting.

  • Specializedunderstanding of one or more electric utility business areas such as CustomerServices, Transmission & Distribution, Power Supply, Generation, systemoperations or planning.


  • Candidates for this position must belegally authorized to work directly as employee for any employer in theUnited States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation is available for this position

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.

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.

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Title: Data Analytics Project Lead (Advisor)

Location: US-CA-Rosemead

Requisition ID: 71020737