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Senior Strategic Analyst

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 29605 

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Strategy & Policy

Job Location : San Francisco



Position Summary

This Senior Analyst will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to support’s PG&E strategic analysis on energy policy and planning work streams, particularly focusing on the integration of renewable – supply and demand side – resources. The successful candidate is able to take a conceptual issue, and independently design and complete innovative analysis in order to draw meaningful conclusions that will inform internal decision making and help advocate PG&E’s position in external forums.


Department Overview                                                                                                      

Energy Policy & Procurement (EPP) secures electricity and natural gas from wholesale markets for PG&E customers to ensure system reliability, maintain affordability, and support the environment. EPP is responsible for long-term planning, risk management, and compliance for PG&E’s energy portfolio. EPP also actively participates in regulatory and legislative proceedings that shape the design and implementation of state, regional, and federal energy regulation and policy.

This position resides within EPP’s Portfolio and Resource Forecasting (PRF) team. PRF is responsible for forecasting volumes, costs and impacts of demand and supply-side energy resources, and portfolio positions for commodity market products and services and compliance instruments. We also provide market intelligence and support PG&E’s overall natural gas and electric planning and procurement functions.



  • Integrated Resource Planning and Analysis: Designs, develops and completes complex or innovative analysis associated with energy policy and planning, taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions for an evolving electric grid composed of large amounts of renewable and increasingly distributed generation. Acts as a thought leader and subject matter expert in the renewable integration arena, capable of identifying emerging issues and developing solutions.
  • Electric Market Intelligence: Leveraging subject matter expertise in integrated resource planning, supports broader PG&E teams to help others gain a deeper understanding of emerging resource planning issues such that they can apply this knowledge and be more effective in their own analysis and regulatory activities.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Sociology, Engineering, Physics or other related fields or equivalent work experience
  • 4 years of job related experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a technical or business field
  • Basic knowledge of gas and electric markets and regulatory issues
  • Experience in utility industry
  • Solid understanding of gas and electric utility operations and business processes
  • Experience in managing complex, cross-functional projects
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills; the ability to concisely convey information based on unique audience needs
  • Strong capability in building internal and external relationships and identifying customer concerns
  • Strong capability in planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Experience with simulation models, especially pertaining to electric markets
  • Fluency in basic technology applications (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau); ability to anticipate and adopt technology changes
  • Deep appreciation for different perspectives and cultural diversity, and the ability to further such a cause in an organization



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 climate 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.

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.

More About Our Company

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.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.