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Data Systems Senior Data Analyst

LocationSan Francisco, California;

Requisition ID # 85285 

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Department Overview

The men and women of Electric Operations ensure the delivery of clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. Electric Operations is responsible for every aspect of PG&E's electric distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, asset management, business planning, restoration and emergency response.

Position Summary

The Senior Data Analyst will be part of Electric Operations new Data Management and Analytics department, specifically the Data Systems Improvement and Integrity team. The position will focus on developing technical solutions inside and outside of Palantir Foundry Enterprise Data Management System to improve Electric Operations myriad of data systems - resulting in reliable, easily accessible, and curated data sources for use in operations, decision making, and reporting.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop deep understanding of EO’s existing data systems
  • Develop, and advance functional skills in Palantir Foundry

  • Create complex data routines supporting work on creating custom curated views and data access pipelines that support analytics and decision-making processes:
    • This includes responding to requests as well as proactively creating and supporting data ecosystems that enable analytics
  • Work closely with the team’s expert data analysts on implementing technical solutions per requirements from business clients/partners sessions
  • Participate in technical sessions with IT partners to improve data and systems solutions
  • Work closely with the team’s expert and principal data analyst on reviewing and making recommendations on EO’s portfolio of data related tools, platforms, etc.
    • This includes both having an eye for opportunities to eliminate technical debt as well as preparing for the needs of the future
  • In collaboration with IT partners and following the guidance of the team’s principal data analyst, engage in the team’s development work on data transfers as well as system migrations and retirements while continuing to support business processes and tasks that depend on these systems
  • In collaboration with the team’s expert data analyst, manage the work on developing high-quality metrics, and complex reports that support a deep understanding of EO’s data quality and data systems
  • Manage and co-lead the work on developing visual data solutions as self-serve tools supporting Electric Operations’ business clients and partners’ community
  • In collaboration with the Data Quality Improvement and Integrity team, contribute to creating and evangelizing best practices for data quality management
  • Help in mentoring employees within and outside the department who are interested in developing their skills in database development and data management
  • Demonstrate and use advanced knowledge of data processing and data analysis techniques
  • Work closely with the team’s expert and principal data analysts on identifying, proposing, influencing, and implementing solutions to complex problems
  • Anticipate client concerns and questions, and provide proactive, timely and professional client-focused communications

The organization and PG&E’s needs in this space are evolving. To this end, this individual may also be asked to:

  • In partnership with other members of the department, collaborate in implementing data governance best practices such as role-based data access procedures
  • Manage the scoping, development, and continuous improvement of data access portals used for communicating with government agencies and other partners
  • Support initiatives and completing other relevant tasks that advance Electric Operation’s data management maturity

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • BA/BS Degree in Marketing, Business, Computer Science, Engineering or other related field or equivalent work experience

  • Job-related experience, 4 years

Desired:

  • Good knowledge of and work experience with relevant databases/ programming languages: SQL (Oracle, SQL Server).
  • Flexibility in adopting new technologies: AWS Platform, Redshift, PostgreSQL, python, pySpark (Palantir Foundry)
  • Good knowledge of and work experience with visual data solutions implementation tools: Tableau, PowerBI
  • Competency in applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization goal
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to effectively prioritize work, meet deadlines and work on multiple tasks independently
  • Ability to work independently with limited oversight
  • Competency in holding self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project management skills
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