IT Systems Optimization Advisor - Energy Procurement

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AboutEnergy Procurement Management (EPM) Organization:
The(EPM) Organization ensuresthat SCE customers have enough electricity to meet their needs, through theoutput of SCE-owned generation plants and the purchase of electricity fromindependent generators and energy markets. We engage in multi-year contractsfrom both conventional and renewable generators, and conduct day-ahead andreal-time trading to serve our customers' electricity demands.
Position Overview:
The Systems OptimizationAdvisor will be responsible for working closely with business clients, subjectmatter experts, IT information architects, data engineers, and other teammembers to ensure that EPM has the systems necessary to turn data into criticalinformation and knowledge that can be used to make sound business decisions inSCE's EPM organization. The successful candidate will lead the development of strategiesand processes to integrate and optimize the EPM systems used by the energyportfolio planning, trading and market operations, and settlements and contractmanagement groups to transact in the wholesale energy markets and manage SCE'senergy portfolio.
The Systems Advisor willbe a creative thinker who will be responsible for automating business processesand providing optimized systems to support EPM's data scientists modelingcomplex analytical problems the using of statistical, algorithmic, data miningand visualization techniques. In addition to advanced technical skills, theindividual in this role should be proficient at preparing and integratinglarge, varied datasets, overseeing the implementation of advanced analyticalsolutions on an EPM data analytics platform, and communicating results.
The position will work incross-functional project teams and will report directly to the PrincipalManager of EPM Systems and Analytics. The successful candidate will have strongproject management skills, extensive knowledge of information technologysystems (especially those used for modern data analytics), data modeling andmanagement, and familiarity with big data systems and business processautomation.
Developstrategy and provide direction for optimizing EPM's systems used by the energyportfolio planning, trading and market operations, and settlements and contractmanagement groups
OptimizeEPM's software suite which includes in-house developed systems, COTS productsand cloud-based applications and platforms
Consult with other experts internally andexternally in order to develop business cases to support investment in newsystems
Participatein or coordinate systems implementation and integration projects that performfunctions such as: transact in energy markets; manage electricity usage andproduction data from customer meters, generators and DERs; manage energycontracts; utilize weather data to perform analytical tasks across EPM; andother similar projects
Developinterfaces and data pipelines to extract and prepare large data sets fromsources such as SCE enterprise data platforms, energy markets, customer meterdata, and transmission and distribution SCADA data
Leadthe integration of IT systems and manage business process automation projects
Demonstratethe Company values of safety, integrity, excellence, respect, continuousimprovement and teamwork through decisions and actions
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor'sDegree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Information Technology,Business or related discipline
6 yearsof experience in implementing information systems
3years of experience working with advanced analytical systems such as R, Hadoop,SAP HANA, SAS, Spark or similar systems
Experience developing, implementing and integrating IT systems in the electricutility or similar industry
Experience participating in cross-functional project teams
Experience in data modeling and knowledge of SQL, XML, etc.
Ability to learn and apply new technologies for data analytics
Desired Qualifications:
AdvancedDegree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Information Technology, orrelated discipline or equivalent experience
Experienceconsulting with clients on the initiation, scoping, development andimplementation of data analytics or IT projects
Experiencewith the PegaSystems business process automation and robotic automation tools
Fiveyears of experience managing cross-functional project teams
In-depthunderstanding of IT systems architecture, data engineering, and data managementprocesses
Experience in IT project management and agile development practices
Experience providing consulting and advisory services
Excellentwritten and verbal communication skills
Theprimary work location for this position is Rosemead, CA
Candidatesfor this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees forany employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
Relocation may be available for qualified candidates.
Southern CaliforniaEdison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population ofnearly 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mileservice area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utilityleader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to ourcustomers for over 125 years.
SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer andwill not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status orany other protected status.

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