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PG&E Senior IT ERP Functional Analyst in San Francisco, California

Requisition ID # 47540

Job Category : Information Technology

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview

The SAP Department of Pacific Gas & Electric Company is responsible for Enterprise Wide SAP implementation and usage. This department is under the umbrella of Business Technology Shared Services and Work Management.

Position Summary

This senior position is in the SAP PS and PPM Design Team supporting multiple PG&E lines of businesses. This position works closely with IT Architects, Requirements Analyst, Developers, Testers and business subject matter experts to design, implement and maintain SAP PPM and PS Modules. Candidate must be highly motivated and take initiative to work with other members on application issues openly, directly and respectfully.

Job Responsibilities:


  • SAP PPM, or PS Module Functional Expertise & Strategy - Work with IT and Business to provide strategic guidance within the overall SAP technology and promote standard SAP solutions and best practices

  • Provide consulting in information technology to the client to identify and satisfy the business needs


  • Demonstrates understanding of business processes for several business functional areas, and can effectively coordinate the work on analysis and requirements for several projects

  • Demonstrates good understanding of the following areas: testing, project management, related Lines of Business processes, software development, SOX compliance, regulatory compliance, operational/disaster recovery, operations, maintenance, etc

  • Demonstrates a level of expertise to act as a recognized authority for a project or initiative

  • Analyze end-to-end complex business processes and information needs for multiple business functional areas

  • Provide consulting in information technology to the client to identify and satisfy the business needs, while help anticipate potential problem and issues

  • Facilitate, influence and build agreements on IT requirements and deliverables for multiple business clients

  • Take initiative to understand in detail of current and future business environment

  • Define and document business requirements for projects

  • Evaluate, design and document solution alternatives to accommodate business needs or solve business issues

  • Build Functional Designs for SAP Project Systems and Portfolio Project Management processes based on business requirements

  • Performs system functionality gap analysis and provides RICEFW inventory for assigned projects

  • Work with Development and Implementation Team to build technical designs and configure applications

  • Assisting with data conversion/migration, testing, training, and cutover activities

  • Provide knowledge transfer/training to other team members

  • Serves as key technical and functional resource within the area of Plant Maintenance

  • Participate in defect management process, set priorities, research issues, and discuss compliance impacts and timelines

  • Provide estimates for new development and enhancements

  • Incident Response and end user support – Provide Level 3 support to the TSC. Provide expertise for issue resolution

  • Mentors the associate, career, and entry level team members

  • Provide timely responses to client inquiries or delegate as appropriate

  • Interact with third party interface providers for end-to-end solution support



  • BA/BS in Computer Science/ Information Systems, Business, Engineering, etc. or equivalent work.

  • 4 Or more years of job-related experience in information technology. 3 years of experience in business analysis. Can have less experience in case of an advanced degree.

  • 3 years of experience implementing or supporting an ERP system (ERP - e.g. SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle)

  • Participation in ERP projects of medium to high complexity.

  • Knowledge in understanding SAP BW, BOBJ basic functionality w/ -\

  • Strong knowledge of the Application Development Lifecycle

  • Skill and experience leading solution design and development on multiple SAP PM implementation projects

  • Experience in application integration

  • Hands-on configuration experience and strong technical understanding of SAP PM objects and transactions Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Advanced degree is a plus.

  • Experience in Utility Industry

  • Having good understanding and/or experiences in SAP PM module

  • Having good understanding of SAP HANA platform

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively recruits and hires a diverse workforce.