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PG&E Senior Data Engineer in San Francisco, California

Requisition ID # 55671

Job Category : Information Technology

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology

Job Location : San Francisco

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 Data & Analytics Team within IT is responsible for working collaboratively with the lines of business (e.g., Electric Operations, Gas Operations, etc.) to implement consumer-grade data platforms and products across various user groups (e.g., asset strategists, inspectors, emergency operations, etc.). This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Deploying best-in-class / rapid delivery capabilities for data solutions and self-service enablement for highly skilled analysts and data scientists

  • Simplifying, improving, and standardizing processes to promote data-driven decisions and drive the digital transformation of the utility.

  • Rapid delivery of back-end solutions for a multitude of applications

Position Summary

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to be part of our exciting and growing team. Your primary focus is to build data products to support risk reduction and digital transformation of the company. As a productive member of a motivated group of engineers, product teams, and technical analysts, you will be producing ground-breaking, forward thinking, and revolutionary projects that are industry changing.

What you will get:

  • The opportunity to contribute to a best-in-class digital organization that ships real products to real users that have a direct impact to company operations and improvements to the safety of California

  • Extreme leadership 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


  • Build awesome big data products within a fun team where culture is the foundation for success

  • Provide input on technical feasibility while collaborating with teams to guide features and provide technical know-how

  • Provide subject matter expertise to design data products and workflows that are robust and fault tolerant

  • Evolve technical solutions to incorporate new technologies

  • Debug and optimize complex applications that have real impacts

  • Build best-in-class cloud-native data products in AWS

  • Effectively communicate the solution to non-technical stakeholders

  • Maintain a productive working environment while fostering an open and honest culture of trust, accountability, and humbleness

  • Be a strong advocate for a culture of quality

  • Follow an agile development methodology

Qualifications :


  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent experience and/or field of study

  • 5 years of programming analysis experience


  • 10 years of IT/Software Engineering experience

  • 7 years of experience working in application development and architecture

  • 5 years of experience developing solution architecture for complex technical problems

  • Hands on experience working with multiple technologies and platforms

  • Exposure to enterprise applications and ERP systems (e.g. SAP)

  • Strong Data Engineering experience specifically including AWS Glue, Python, PySpark and SQL

  • Experience in building and deploying through CI/CD (e.g. Jenkins)

  • Working knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Experience with developing solutions for data driven applications in the cloud

  • Experience in developing fault-tolerant applications

  • Experience with instrumenting applications with health checks and proactive monitoring

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and a strong work ethic

  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with GIS

  • Knowledge of SAP

  • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace

  • Able to further community & elevate team performance

  • Brings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the role and has strong sense of ownership

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.