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Technical Project Manager - San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 26712 

Job Category : Project / Program Management 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Strategy & Policy

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview

The Strategic Data Science team strives to utilize best in class modeling techniques and industry leading data science to drive PG&E’s transition to the sustainable energy network of the future through quantitative decision making. This work moves beyond descriptive reporting and is focused on pushing the business forward through applied statistics, predictive and prescriptive analytics, and insightful tool design. The cornerstone of these high value analytics is one of the largest smart meter usage databases in the industry, that when combined with billing, program engagement, customer demographic, grid, and other data sources has unprecedented potential.


Position Summary

We have an opening for a full time Technical Project Manager to facilitate and enable the Strategic Data Science team’s efforts. In this role you will work as part of cross functional teams, including data scientists, technology experts, and subject matter experts to develop data driven solutions. Through a focus on iterative development, clear communications, and facilitative leadership this role will help the team continue its history of success. Qualified candidates will have a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of the utility industry and gain a comprehensive view of the nation’s most advance smart grid. It is the perfect role for someone who would like to continue to build upon their professional experience and help advance PG&E’s sustainability goals.


Job Responsibilities

Project Management


  • Define users’ problem statements, use cases, and functional requirements
  • Development of prioritized project plans and resource allocation needs
  • Facilitate on time project completion by codifying roles and responsibilities commitments
  • Identification of project risks, followed by development of contingency plans
  • Solve and document roadblocks the project team faces as part of continuous improvement efforts
  • Conduct user testing sessions as part of an iterative development process
  • Craft regular updates to leadership on a project status, successes, and learnings


Cross-Line of Business Engagement with Teams, Senior Leaders, and Regulators


  • Develop materials for, and lead presentations to, senior leadership
  • Understand and effectively communicate how individual projects fit into a broad strategic landscape
  • Partner with internal clients to advance business processes, based on analytical findings
  • Support the development of external communications explaining PG&E’s analytical capabilities, current project portfolio, vision for the future, and relevant policy positions
  • Work with team leadership to continually improve analytics at PG&E via demonstrations, mentoring, disseminating best practices, etc.





  • BA/BS or equivalent experience in appropriate technical discipline (computer science, engineering, applied sciences, mathematics, statistics, econometrics or similar quantitatively focused subject areas)
  • Project Management certifications (Agile, Lean Six Sigma, PMP, etc.)
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in project management, advanced analytics, data science, or software development



  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to translate business desires into technical requirements
  • History of working on complex multi-stage projects with a diverse team
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and enabling others
  • Experience with relevant project management tools (Git, Jira, Asana, etc.) and methodologies (Agile, Design thinking, Kanban, etc.)
  • Involvement or strong interest in the energy/clean tech industry
  • Expressed interest in learning, experimentation, and incorporation of new techniques
  • Ability to adapt to and improve existing processes



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.

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

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland