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Principal IT SAP Work Management Functional Analyst

Location: Oakland, California

Requisition ID # 157281-en_US

Our IT professionals are at the enterprise's core, leveraging modern technology to deliver safe and reliable energy to our customers. We use AI, the cloud, data science, and the latest tools and programming languages to solve hard, interesting problems and tackle challenges like the ever-growing threat of climate change, wildfires, and breaches of cyber security. Join us and experience the satisfaction of being a technology enabler for a company that leads the industry in innovation.

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PG&E is proud to provide a comprehensive benefits program to help you take care of your physical, emotional and financial health. In addition to the offerings below, you can expect inclusive programs in areas such as performance recognition, training and employee development, mentoring and more.

  • Paid Time Off

    Vacation, Sick Hours, Holidays, Family Leave

  • Employee Resource Groups

    16 ERGs at the core of our DEIB culture that support employee development and foster business relationships

  • Professional Development

    Leadership and Employee Development Courses, LinkedIn Learning, Mentoring Program and up to $8,000 for Tuition Reimbursement

  • Healthcare

    Low-Cost Medical, Dental, Life/Accident/Disability Insurance and Free Vision

  • Healthcare & Dependent Care FSA

    Pre-tax employee-funded accounts that cover certain out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses

  • Retirement Plans

    401(k) Matching up to 8% AND Cash Balance Pension (no Cost to you)

Job Details

Requisition ID # 157281 

Job Category: Information Technology 

Job Level: Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Information Technology

Work Type: Hybrid

Job Location: Oakland

Department Overview

Information Systems Technology Services is a unified organization comprised of various departments that collaborate effectively to deliver high-quality technology solutions. The SAP Electric Ops Work Management Delivery organization provides SAP IT services to the Electric line of business. The organization is responsible for strategic technology planning, roadmap development, solution design, solution delivery, and solution support. 

Position Summary

The role of the Principal IT SAP Work Management Functional Analyst is to configure, implement, maintain, and upgrade SAP Enterprise Resources Planning Plant Maintenance and Project Systems application modules.

The Functional Analyst analyzes business requirements, creates functional design documents, and performs ERP system configuration and customization to provide system solutions for the Line of Business and IT organizations. The principal FA is viewed as an integral strategic partner and business liaison in technology decisions and provides ongoing ERP system support. This includes analyzing business requirements and developing integrated IT and complex business solutions.

PG&E is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job.  The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, and internal equity.  We would not anticipate that the individual hired into this role would land at or near the top half of the range described below, but the decision will be dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.​

A reasonable salary range is:​

Bay Area Minimum: $129,000.00

Bay Area Maximum: $207,000.00


California Minimum: $123,000.00

California Maximum: $197,000.00

This position is hybrid, working from your remote office and your assigned work location based on business need. The assigned work location will be within the PG&E Service Territory.

This new teammate needs to be able come to Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Oakland headquarters 3 days a week, since all project team is here in person Tuesday to Thursday.


Business Support and Consulting:

  • Define standard processes in SAP S4 and drive adaptation in enterprise work management area, specific focus on design and estimation tools, integration with graphical tools such as, (AUTOCAD Utility Design (AUD), OCalc Pro Pole Loading Software, Heavybid Estimating Software etc.
  • Analyze end-to-end complex business processes in scheduling, dispatch, and field mobility solution for across business functional areas.
  • Understand in detail the current and future business environment of the business organizations; effectively anticipate, identify, and fully meet the business needs using an integrated approach leveraging existing and new SAP S4 HANA capabilities.
  • Identify, propose, and influence IT solutions to complex cross- organizational business problems utilizing ERP capabilities; negotiate requirements and deliverables across multiple business and IT customers and organizations.
  • Evaluate current customizations in the system to help business and IT partners understand risks and costs of customizing vs. using standard functionalities, advocating for using standard functionalities to lower future implementation cost and total cost of ownership (TCO) for solutions.

    Functional Analysis:

  • Automate/optimize SAP work management processes through a third-party enterprise resource planning system.
  • Map business requirements to SAP S4 system capabilities and configure to meet requirements.
  • Review design and technical specification documents for alignment with business solution.
  • Perform complex configuration of SAP S4 system and do quality review and testing activities.

Additional Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level:

  • Able to analyze and design solutions independently even on the most complex projects in SAP work management and plant maintenance module.
  • Develop a community that drives standard business processes in Enterprise work management.
  • Demonstrates broad knowledge of industry best practices for ERP projects. This position also requires knowledge of business processes for all corresponding business functional areas and ERP modules.
  • Maintains industry knowledge of ERP systems and understand future capabilities/roadmap of ERP system in work management and project system area.



  • 10 years of job-related experience in Information Technology
  • 8 years of experience as a Functional Analyst in Enterprise Asset management and plant maintenance in SAP ERP system.
  • Experience in SAP compatible units; configuring and setting up the master data of SAP compatible units and assemblies and using CUs to create SAP designs using one or many design builders.
  • Experience in Graphical Work Design and estimation tools, and integration of these tools with SAP CU designs; for e.g. AUTOCAD Utility Design (AUD), OCalc Pro Pole Loading Software, Heavybid Estimating Software etc.


  • MA/MS in Computer Science/ Information Systems, Business, Engineering, etc. or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in mobile platforms for capital construction projects including redlining and documentation of as built vs. as designed.
  • Extensive participation in projects of high complexity or simultaneous participation in multiple projects of medium to high complexity in a leading role
  • Proficiency and hands-on experience on SAP S4 Hana, Plant Maintenance, EAM (enterprise asset management module), Intelligent Asset Manager, Oracle P6/Primavera, or similar tools such as Infor EAM, Maximo. 
  • Gas and / or Electric utility industry experience.
  • Exposure to writing business requirements documents, software specifications or preparing business process flows.
I'm Interested


PG&E combines an established company’s stability with the autonomy of a startup. I enjoy high levels of trust and openness among my coworkers in a dynamic environment where I’m included in important decision-making discussions. As our company evolves, I look forward to career growth opportunities ahead.

Jonathan A. Solutions Architect, Expert
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