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Agile Tech Lead, Expert

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 23699 

Job Category : Information Technology 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology and Supply Chain

Job Location : San Francisco

Company

 

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

 

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.

 

Job Description – Agile Tech Lead, Expert, Data & Analytics Delivery

 

Looking for Cloud Experts - preferably AWS (Kubernetes/Docker/Serverless, etc.)!

Note: There are 2 openings: One is App Focused and the other one is TDD -Test-Driven Development

 

Team Overview

  • A Tech Start-Up within a very established organization.  
  • Freedom to use our creative mindset and Agile methodologies to build products users will love.
  • Utilizing the latest cloud technologies (AWS Cloud Infrastructure/Serverless, CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes) enables AI to take utility operations to the next level.
  • Brings to life evolutionary real-world technology contributions to help stop wildfires, literally saving lives.

 

At PG&E, the Data and Analytics organization is focused on unlocking the value of PG&E’s data to support the company’s Wildfire Safety Program. As part of that focus, we focus on delivering data and AI/ML centric products to support these initiatives. Some of the products that are being delivered include Remote Inspections, AI Enabled Inspections, Vegetation Management through LiDAR capabilities, Transmission Line Asset Master, Electric Distribution Asset Master, Asset Risk Modeling, and a Cloud Native Foundational Platform.

 

A critical part of how we operate is to apply design thinking, work and observe the Agile development methodology, and co-location. Through these principles, we work as product teams to help deliver a valuable product to our business.

 

What you will get

  • The opportunity to work on some of the most interesting, complex, real world data problems that will make a difference for PG&E, PG&E’s customers, and the Utility industry as a whole
  • The opportunity to contribute to a best in class digital organization that ships real products to real users
  • Extreme management support for your development and your day to day success.  Recognition is given, regardless of level!
  • Autonomy to make decisions in a rapidly growing team
  • Best in class perks and benefits

 

Position Summary:

We are seeking an experienced data & technology professional to work in a fast-paced dynamic team of other technical leaders. This position helps define the groups’ technology strategy, decisions, and patterns. This leader is also responsible for mentoring Full Stack Developers to ensure common understanding and guidance on how to implement the technologies chosen through hands-on and show-by-doing techniques. The successful candidate will have a passion for building and leading great teams and will be responsible for developing an environment where teams can be successful by removing roadblocks and fostering a culture of agility.  The successful candidate will bring deep expertise with data product delivery on Public Cloud, including data acquisition, storage, metadata, lineage, modeling, security, and governance. 

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Create and contribute to technology decisions that are consistent with enterprise standards, architectures and strategies
  • Contributes to the development of Data & Analytics procedures and standards
  • Mentors a team of data engineers and full-stack developers including leading-by-doing, hands-on delivery support
  • Instrumental in leading technology direction of data & analytics products that will provide value for the company and its customers
  • Support ownership of key data & analytics platforms, provides and manages operational support and maintenance for system applications; may provide 24x7 support
  • Enable defined SLAs and metrics through foundational technologies; Provide recommendations and implement as needed
  • Fosters a culture of Agile delivery, including coaching and teaching
  • May be required to organize, schedule, coordinate and lead communities of practice or other working groups, both temporary and ongoing, to accomplish assigned objectives.
  • Creates system design models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to system programmer and development team
  • Develop understanding of business drivers and financial levers to provide delivery decision support
  • Partners with leaders to drive high performance in their lines of business
  • Ensures compliance to standards/regulations and governance processes
  • Collaborates with other teams, leaders, other LOBs, and technology partners in the delivery and sharing of concepts to leverage across portfolios

 

Minimum Education/Skills:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science/ Information Systems, Business, Engineering, etc. or equivalent work experience. Relevant advanced degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 or more years of experience in programming/systems analysis or other related area required including at least 3 years in technical leadership role
  • Proficient knowledge of data management principles, data acquisition and modeling, data warehousing, business intelligence, metadata management, data security, and data & analytics governance
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, capable of using common office productivity software

 

Desired Education / Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills in the technology domain and a high level of drive, initiative and assertiveness, including up-leveling and mentoring developers.
  • Extensive working experience with the entire application/API lifecycle and building at scale. Particularly in AWS (Kubernetes/Docker/Serverless, etc.)
  • Experience leading Agile product teams
  • Experience with AWS, cloud computing & database technologies, including evaluating platform and stack architecture along with knowledge of industry best practices
  • Competency in building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. Soft Skills/Cultural Fit a must.
  • Experience with software development methodologies and software engineering principles, with an emphasis on data related development techniques
  • Knowledge of program management theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques as needed to perform at the job level
  • Knowledge of principles, techniques, and procedures used for production and design of technology based equipment and systems as needed to perform at the job level
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment

 

About the Company

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation’s cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, “Together, Building a Better California” is not just a slogan. It’s the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

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.

 

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Company
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

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EEO
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.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland