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Southern California Edison Information and Data Management Advisor in Rosemead, California

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ENERGY FOR WHAT’S AHEAD

Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.

About Energy Procurement & Management…

Energy Procurement & Management (EP&M) ensures that our customers have enough electricity to meet their needs, through the output of SCE-owned generation plants and purchase of electricity from independent generators. We engage in multi-year contracts from both traditional and renewable generators, and conduct day-ahead and real-time trading to serve our customers’ electricity demands.

The job…

As an Advisor you will lead our project efforts within the Systems and Analytics (S&A) group of the Energy Procurement and Management (EPM) organization. This will include the development and advancement of our process automation and data management tools. Within S&A the Information and Data Management group is responsible for data engineering and storage, master data management, and meter data management. Systems & Analytics is beginning a program to automate processes across EPM. You will help to advance the capabilities of the organization through small and medium size projects to automate processes using a variety of tools including robotic process automation and desktop automation. You will help expand the scope of our centralized data stores and improve the quality and accessibility of the data. You will be responsible for coordinating diverse groups of partners and consumers to ensure that their needs and requirements are collected and met by our data analytics platform and business process automation projects. You will facilitate the communication between the teams and ensure that they deliver their project contributions on time. You will provide consulting style support to our users who may not have a full understanding of the capabilities of our analytical tools and the breadth of the data that is available to them. Your understanding of the business and IT disciplines will enable you to act as a bridge between the groups to ensure mutual understanding. Daily activities of this role will involve handling multiple project work streams to produce project deliverables. You will gain a broad understanding of the entire Energy Procurement business, how the groups depend upon each other and how their data moves through our systems and data stores. You will be an active participant in company-wide data and analytics efforts.

The day to day…

  • Responsible for project management of data and business process automation projects utilizing Agile Methodologies.

  • Understand and contribute to the development of the Systems & Analytics vision and our technology roadmap. Support the development of business cases and project proposals.

  • Apply Lean Six Sigma principles to develop and improve EPM business processes using automation tools.

  • Understand key objectives and strategy of projects and align project achievements to project priorities. Communicate these priorities and achievements to the team.

  • Communicate and collaborate with our Information Technology groups who are responsible for management of IT resources and managed service providers. Build a bridge between business and IT to improve their understanding of both sides of issues.

  • Help develop, track and monitor project metrics on an ongoing basis.

  • Lead project planning, deliver periodic communication to management and to partners.

  • Capture and lead project feedback and lessons learned.

  • Be a champion of the EPM technology vision.

Qualifications

Qualifications you need…

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science/Information Systems or relevant technical discipline.

  • Seven (7) years of experience in technical project management.

  • Consulting experience with internal or external clients.

  • Experience automating complex business processes.

Other details that will set you up for success…

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.

  • Experience with business process automation tools such as Pega preferred.

  • Experience in utility industry preferred.

  • Hands-on experience with agile project management methods preferred.

  • Passion: You love creating intuitive and breathtaking user experiences that exceed the needs of your users.

  • Compassion: You show great insight for your audience

  • Participation: You love working with a team and are eager to collaborate with business colleagues to find elegant but practical solutions to business challenges.

  • Flexibility: You are deliberate about your project approach, and you rely on feedback from the team and users to improve on your delivery.

  • Confidence: You love working with diverse groups and you are able to keep them on track towards meeting common business objectives.

  • Life-learner: You take pride in learning, as well as sharing what you know with your teammates.

You should know…

  • This position requires you to be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • We offer a fantastic Total Rewards Package that includes things like a wide selection of health plans, preventative health reimbursement, 401(k) savings plan with company match and automatic company contributions, tuition reimbursement, professional development, volunteer programs, employee assistance program, electric service discount, and many more perks.

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

Why Edison?

The people here at Edison don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We are fueling the kind of innovation that is changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. You’ll have a chance to grow your career and make a difference in the world.

SCE serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. As a company, we have big dreams, and we know nothing big is ever accomplished alone. Join one of the nation’s leading electric utilities in making sure California, and all of us who live here, shine bright.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are 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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