Pacific Gas & Electric Company Manager, Data & Analytics Delivery in San Francisco, California

Manager, Data & Analytics Delivery

Date: Mar 14, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 1342

Job Category : Information Technology

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Information Technology and Supply Chain

Job Location : San Francisco


Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation#s cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. Its the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

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.

Department Overview

PG&E’s Information Technology (IT) organization is comprised of various unified departments which collaborate effectively in order to deliver high quality technology solutions.

The Digital Catalyst Team is a new enterprise team that is responsible for working collaboratively with the lines of business (e.g., Gas Operations, Electric Operations, etc.) to implement consumer grade mobile and analytical solutions across various user groups (e.g., field users, office workers, etc.).

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Deploying best-in-class / rapid delivery capability for mobile & analytics solutions

  • Simplifying, improving, and standardizing business work management processes for mobile needs

  • Delivering high value analytics across all Lines of Businesses

  • Rapid delivery of web applications

Digital Catalyst consists of a staff of highly skilled professionals working together to produce mobile & analytics solutions following an agile methodology and design thinking. We are a “start-up” department within IT and building a driven and creative development team. We take the time to understand our partners’ needs and translate those into solutions that delight our users. Our goal is to deliver products with intuitive user experience that will improve PG&E employees’ and customer’s safety, productivity and overall well-being.

Position Summary

We are seeking an experienced data & technology professional to lead a team of data engineers and data scientists delivering enterprise data & analytics products. The successful candidate will have a passion for building and leading great teams, and will be responsible for developing an environment where teams can be successful by removing roadblocks, fostering a culture of agility, and providing leadership & technical guidance. The successful candidate will bring deep expertise with data product delivery on Public Cloud, including data acquisition, storage, metadata, lineage, modeling, security, and governance.

What you will get:

  • The opportunity to work on some of the most interesting, complex, real world data problems that will make a difference for PG&E, PG&E’s customers, and the Utility industry as a whole

  • The opportunity to contribute to a best in class digital organization that ships real products to real users

  • Extreme management support for your development and your day to day success

  • Autonomy to make decisions in a rapidly growing team

  • Best in class perks and benefits



  • BA/BS in Computer Science/ Information Systems, Business, Engineering, etc. or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 8 or more years of experience in programming/systems analysis, project management, and/or IT strategy planning or other related area required including at least 3 years in leadership role

  • Expert knowledge of data management principles, data acquisition and modeling, data warehousing, business intelligence, metadata management, data security, and data & analytics governance

  • Proficiency with master data management, advanced analytics and “big data” techniques

  • Excellent analytical and technical skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, capable of using common office productivity software

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage to budgets

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate complex organizational, process, technical and political challenges


  • Advanced degree

  • Strong leadership skills in the technology domain and a high level of drive, initiative and assertiveness

  • Experience leading Agile product teams

  • Experience with AWS, Azure, cloud computing & database technologies

  • Experience with SAP Business Warehouse, Business Objects Suite, Tableau, SAS Enterprise Miner, Teradata Warehouse

  • Experience with Python, R, Scala, SQL

  • Experience developing solutions with Pandas/Scikit-learn, Spark or comparable technologies

  • Experience data science notebooks (Jupyter, Zeppelin or other)

  • Experience with software development methodologies and software engineering principles, with an emphasis on data related development techniques

  • Knowledge of program management theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques as needed to perform at the job level

  • Knowledge of principles, techniques, and procedures used for production and design of technology based equipment and systems as needed to perform at the job level

  • Knowledge of statistical theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and analyses as needed to perform at the job level

  • Competency in developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

  • Knowledge of data model design philosophies and methodologies for data warehouse and OLTP systems

  • Knowledge of data governance principals, tools, and processes

  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment

  • Energy industry experience


  • Leads a team of data engineers, developers, and data scientists

  • Instrumental in leading the delivery of data & analytics products that will provide value for the company and its customers

  • Recognizes and prioritizes the most important work and positions the organization for successful delivery

  • Leverages technical experience to provide guidance and direction

  • Participates in “hands-on” development of data & analytics products

  • Owns key data & analytics platforms, provides and manages operational support and maintenance for system applications; may provide 24x7 support

  • Ensures that SLAs are established and met

  • Leads, supervises, trains, mentors and reviews the work of less experienced staff; provides performance feedback and guidance

  • Fosters a culture of Agile delivery, including coaching and teaching

  • Establishes development plans for supervisors and staff

  • May be required to organize, schedule, coordinate and lead communities of practice or other working groups, both temporary and ongoing, to accomplish assigned objectives

  • Contributes to the development of Analytics and Data Governance processes, procedures and standards

  • Thought leader for one or more of: delivering trusted data as a service, enabling self-service BI and analytics, enabling advanced analytics capabilities, or data and analytics governance

  • Develop deep understanding of business drivers and financial levers to provide strategic decision support

  • Partners with leaders to drive high performance in their lines of business

  • Assesses business implications associated with analytical modeling assumptions, inputs, methodologies, technical implementation, analytic procedures and processes, and advanced data analysis

  • Manages the identification, analysis, valuation and execution of system investments for project delivery and support operations; manages the execution of technology roadmaps

  • Analyzes portfolio performance, and recommends changes in investment mix to achieve goals; uses reporting tools to monitor portfolio activities, and regularly brief IT and business leaders on portfolio performance

  • Establishes individual and department objectives that are aligned with organization goals

  • Ensures compliance to standards/regulations and governance processes

  • Collaborates with other teams, leaders, other LOBs, and technology partners in the delivery and sharing of concepts to leverage across portfolios

Work Location: 77 Beale Street, 10 th Floor

City: San Francisco, CA

Zip Code: 94105

Hiring Supervisor: Mike Glass (MSGA)

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco

Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland