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Expert Programmer Analyst

San Ramon, CA, US, 94583

Requisition ID # 31280 

Job Category : Information Technology 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology

Job Location : San Ramon




Department Overview

Information Systems Technology Services is a unified organization comprised of various departments which collaborate effectively in order to deliver high quality technology solutions.


Position Summary

Experienced application development and support professional to work in a fast-paced dynamic team.  This position helps design, develop, modify, configure, debug and evaluate application programs for functional business areas. Analyzes existing applications and systems and formulates logic for new systems, devises logic procedures, logical database design, performs coding and tests/debugs programs. Consults with business analysts and architects to understand, anticipate, and meet current and future business needs. Modifies and configures applications/systems as specified in the requirements and/or technical design document. Prepares and obtains approval of system and development documentation.


Job Responsibilities

  • Internal/External Contact: Regularly represents team and/or manager at client meetings. Collaborates with Project Manager on complex large project timelines, identifying critical path, resource assignments, risks, and dependencies.
  • Freedom of Action: Regularly called on to apply creativity or new approaches to technical assignments that may be unique.  May lead others on technically complex projects or work.  Solid understanding of the impact to all application areas of system/sub-systems modifications and enhancements; understands impact to business; has broad, over-arching understanding of impact to IT.  Leads teams of programmer-analysts.
  • Work Scope: Provides broad cross- functional and technological expertise.  Assignments are broad and complex, have major associated risks with high visibility, and can be sensitive or widely varied requiring expert judgment in applying and adapting techniques.  Collaborates and establishes existing Application Development Frameworks and Coding standard. Support governance of development standards and frameworks.  Responsible for larger initiatives such as transitioning to new technologies.  Full understanding of combined technical, business, and processes areas. Advanced and full knowledge of business requirements; translates complex business language to functional and technical designs.  Solid understanding of PG&E Delivery Method and compliance processes and impact to client projects. May recommend and implement process improvements to methodology and compliance processes. Applies significant technical concepts of subject area and procedures and techniques; ability to use and define technical details of assigned work.
  • The incumbent determines methods and procedures on new assignments with accepted technical guidelines and company policies/procedures.
  • Serves as key technical resource with areas of specialization.
  • Problem Solving: Resolves application development problems of complex scope through cross-functional team participation.
  • Provides guidance to less experienced programmer and is team lead on cross-functional projects and initiatives.
  • Provide MCRM tier-2 applications and Power Generation Outage Management tier-1 application back-up support
  • Support Market Data System (MDS) SOX quarterly audit and external Deloitte annual audit




  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent experience and/or field of study
  • Minimum of 7 or more years of experience in programming/system analysis
  • Proven knowledge with programming principals to enhance system performance
  • Multiple programming languages experience



  • Relevant advanced degree
  • 5 years in technical leadership role
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of using common office productivity software
  • Advanced experience in programming language and/or IT strategy planning, or other related area required
  • Familiarity with source control, branching, merging, and release cycles, preferably using TFS / Serena Version Manager
  • Understanding of Market and Credit Risk Management (MCRM), including Mark to Market (MTM), Credit Exposure and Exceedance, Exchange Margin, Available Credit Limit, Potential Future Exposure (PFE), Liquidity at Risk (LaR), Transaction Control Authority (TCA)
  • Understanding of Utility Generation business, including PGE-owned / Non-PGE-owned Generating Units Outage Management, Renewable Generation, Fossil Generation, Hydro Generation, and NERC Reporting requirements   
  • Demonstrated operational experience
  • Proficient with Full stack development including web, database and building APIs using angular, typescript, java script, and .Net framework
  • Advanced proficiency in C#, Java, or VB.NET
  • Proficient with Windows Server OS and strong MS SQL Server T-SQL and Oracle PL-SQL script skills
  • Familiarity with PG&E OneCloud, networking, UC4, Informatica and security requirements and processes.
  • Competency in building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Able to tackle large programming tasks, independently or working in a team.
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment




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

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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland