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Southern California Edison Data Engineer, Advisor - Project Regular [REMOTE] in Rosemead, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Data Engineer, Advisor and build a better tomorrow. This position specializes in data engineering and design function specifically leveraging technologies such as Palantir, Python, PySpark, and Cloud Data Warehouse such as Snowflake. The responsibilities include performing extensive data mining, analysis, engineering, and design. The position is responsible for working with advanced analytics groups to facilitate data engineering activities covering data acquisition, extraction, normalization, transformation, management, and manipulation of large and complex data sets primarily using Python, PySpark, SQL, and Palantir.

The job function includes understanding of business requirements, defining data requirements, identifying enterprise data sources, planning, designing, and building data acquisition from sources, defining data model, taxonomy, designing data ingestion pipelines, data normalization, data transformation, and consumption using platforms such as Palantir and Snowflake. The position is responsible for developing and maintaining data ingestion and consumption pipelines for Palantir, deriving data insights using platform capabilities towards the realization of analytics and data science use cases. The job function includes developing data insights, data mining, and support for AI/ML use cases training and deployment within SCE analytics landscape, specifically within Palantir platform. Specifically, the job involves:

  • Development of data transformation scripts using PySpark

  • Development of documentation for data transformation scripts

  • Development of design artifacts to describe technical components of scripts for long term maintenance and support

  • Participation in daily scrum style meetings for update progress on tasks.

  • Participation in sprint planning to provide estimates for time to complete tasks

  • Support of End-to-End testing with SCE System

You will also work closely with data engineers and data scientists across enterprise towards realization of high-valued analytical use cases using AI/ML. You are expected to have a good understanding of utilities use cases and data and is required to proactively derive data insights to facilitate data-driven decision making. A good understanding and experience with CRISP-DM methodology for training and deploying analytical (AI/ML) models will be an advantage.

The position is part of the enterprise IT function supporting all organizational units for data engineering, analytics, and data science use cases. The candidate is therefore expected to design and implement the data architecture, data engineering solutions and best practices for analyzing very large data sets; perform data mining activities to derive data insights; Keep abreast of new and current data science, data engineering, and big data techniques. You will lead/participate in rapid prototyping, evaluating, performing impact assessment, and recommending data engineering technologies and solutions for the enterprise.

Following knowledge and skills are important to be effective in this role:


  • Expertise in building data engineering solutions using Python, PySpark

  • Expertise in building use cases / solutions using technologies such as Palantir Foundry

  • Design, build, execute and deploy data engineering and analytics solutions.

  • Ability to perform complex analysis, consulting, and perform technical activities as assigned.

  • Strong understanding & experience with ETL design and implementation in the context of large datasets

  • Experience working with data warehouses, writing SQL queries of varying complexity

  • Experience working with distributed systems and concepts such as Apache Spark, Parquet, MapReduce, and Hadoop (experience not necessary)

  • Knowledge of API’s based integration, workflow applications

  • Knowledge in deploying, scaling, and optimizing applications in cloud platform

  • Experience in Agile methodologies and development best practices


  • Understanding of electric utility use cases and underlying datasets (specifically Assets Management and Work management)

  • Experience delivering IT solutions in an environment utilizing industry standard methodologies such as TOGAF, CRISP-DM

  • Ability to make effective decisions that meet business needs while minimizing risk and operating within company policies and all levels of regulations

  • Communicate effectively with analytics/data experts, business leaders, and management to develop data driven solutions and deliver data insights.

  • Translate business objectives into data and analytics solutions using appropriate data engineering, analytics, visualization & dashboard applications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills a must

  • Eager to Learn: Development in Foundry can be complex, will work together with Palantir engineers to ramp up and build expertise

As a Data Engineer, Advisor 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!

A multi-faceted role that involves diverse responsibilities such as:

  • Conceptualize, plan, design, and implement various business use cases using technologies such as Palantir, Python, Pyspark, SQL

  • Defining data requirements, identifying enterprise data sources, planning, designing, and building data acquisition from sources

  • Developing/implementing data model and taxonomy within Palantir

  • Designing and developing data ingestion pipelines, data normalization/harmonization, data transformation, and consumption using platforms such as Palantir, Python, Pyspark, SQL

  • Deriving data insights using platform capabilities towards the realization of analytics and data science use cases


The essentials

  • Seven (7) or more years of experience in architecting and designing information, integration, and analytics solutions

  • Three (3) or more years ofexperience in data engineering, data mining, large scale data acquisition, transformation, and cleaning both structured and unstructured data

  • Experience developing solutions using Palantir technology, Python, Pyspark, SQL

The preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Engineering, Statistics/Mathematics, or related field of study

  • Experience with EDW and Analytics platforms such as Snowflake, BW/Hana, Hadoop, PowerBI

  • Experience delivering business intelligence and data engineering solutions preferably in a regulated utility environment

You should know …

  • Work Mode : The position’s work mode is remote .Employee is able to work primarily at home or remote however, the employee may be expected to come to an SCE facility on occasion. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Hiring organizations can add further requirements related to specific jobs. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.

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

  • This is a full-time, project regular position for an estimated duration of up to 24 months. This position is eligible for company benefits and incentives during the duration of the assignment.

  • The primary work location for this position is SCE Corporate offices in Rosemead (General Office Bldg 3), however, the successful candidate may also be asked to work for an extended amount of time at an alternate work location.

  • Position will require occasional traveling to other SCE offices in the SCE service territory.

  • Relocation may apply to this position.


  • 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 Testing Information page for further information and to access information guides. For information guides ( , please reference test 8203. Candidates who have previously passed this assessment, 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.

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