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Sr Innovation Tech Specialist

Location: PHILADELPHIA, PA, United States
Organization: PECO Energy Company
Job ID: 242091
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2022
Job: Technical

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Job Description

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Be a part of something powerful at America's premier energy provider!

At Exelon, we are united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities � Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are empowered to evolve and advance our careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come and stay. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives and health and retirement benefits.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

The primary purpose of this position is to support the identification and evaluation of potential investments in operating, information and customer-side technology consistent with the Company's Utility of the Future strategic plan. Work closely with team responsible for developing the Utility of the Future strategic plan and Smart Grid & Technology department to support technologies, products and services that are needed to help realize the goals of the plan and to assess those technologies to determine feasibility, availability, economics, market potential and customer receptivity. Primary responsibility is to support the identification and investigation of technologies that enable producers and consumers to transact on a utility platform, including core utility technology, distributed resources, and information technology. Assist in analysis and report preparation to develop business cases for these technologies. Assist with conducting modeling, forecasting, trending, variance analysis, and other general financial and operational analysis to be included within business cases. Additional responsibilities are to plan and manage resources, finances, scope and services within a functional area of Innovation to deliver business results. Provide technology products, services and solutions on time, within budget and with the required functionality. Establish, maintain and enhance relationships with clients and vendors. Participate in developing and implementing strategy/policy. Integrate innovation and innovation driven processes within the utility operating environment. Works closely with operational units of the business to test, deploy and track the performance of technologies identified as critical to realizing the aims of the Utility of the Future strategic plan and to ensure strategic coordination and alignment. Develop, organize and present performance reports for both internal and external use. The position will work collaboratively with other departments (Finance, Regulatory Strategy, Smart Grid and Technology, Customer Operations, HR and Communications) across the enterprise, including EU and Exelon, to ensure strategic coordination and alignment. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Identify and evaluate specific technologies required to support the Utility of the Future platform model/Smart Grid. Develop specific technologies and industry trends. Collaborate with Distribution and Customer Operations and other key stakeholders in EU and Exelon focused on technology evaluation to ensure strategic coordination and alignment with Smart Grid and distribution technologies. (40%)
  • Perform high-level analysis and prepare comprehensive reports to develop business cases for these technologies. Conduct complex modeling, forecasting, trending, variance analysis, and other general financial and operational analysis to be included within business cases.
  • Develop and implement short and long term strategic technology initiatives designed to test the technical and economic feasibility and market appeal of emerging technologies � both physical and information/data-based. (20%)
  • Works closely with operational units of the business to test, deploy and track the performance of technologies identified as critical to realizing the aims of the Utility of the Future strategic plan and to ensure strategic coordination and alignment.
  • Manage Technology Innovation projects and associated system integrators to deliver projects of medium to high complexity. (20%)
  • Maintain current business knowledge/acumen, including application of technology solutions to deliver business results. Maintain engagement with business units (20%)

JOB SCOPE
  • Independent contributor reporting to Manager of Smart Grid Technology.
  • Takes direction from VP, Directors, Managers and/or project teams. Interacts regularly with other lines of business.
  • Provides periodic written/oral presentation to managers, key managers and other stakeholders.
  • Able to travel across Exelon sites and business units (up to 20%)
  • May require working extended hours and/or shift work to support business operations.
  • Determine and help others learn appropriate theories, practices and principles that relate to their skill set portfolio and related sciences and disciplines.
  • Make judicious decisions in familiar and new situations and contributes to strategic decisions.
  • Represent business client's perspective with Technology Innovation team.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline (business administration, engineering, finance, etc) with at least 5 years industry related experience.
  • Customer focus driven with strong interpersonal skills and solid written and oral skills
  • Ability to translate project initiatives to core team members and business units
  • Demonstrated adaptability to apply strategic and critical thinking to problem solving
  • Ability to work productively with diverse teams
  • Strong knowledge of business practices and processes in technology and innovation.
  • Self-starter who can identify opportunities based on other industries and analogous businesses. Creative thinker, intellectually curious, and interested in emerging technologies
  • Strong organization and project management skills to manage cross-functional projects with demonstrated ability to multi-task and set priorities within tight timelines and high expectations. Ability to work effectively across organizational levels and with external partners.
  • Expert analytical skills for project evaluation including analysis of complex projects with economic, financial, risk and decision analysis. Proficient in business case development and ability to effectively present business cases to business unit leadership.
  • Ability to analyze organizational data and complex problems, interpret and recommend alternative courses of action, and implement intervention strategies to attain performance targets.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate degree in Technology, MBA or related discipline.
  • Familiarity with technology, innovation and start-up culture.

Posting Notes

Works within the Innovation team focusing on innovation and research and development for PECO.  This position works with all departments within PECO to improve innovation and R&D engagement and to develop a pipeline of new ideas and/or technologies to pilot and implement. Position will also assist in promoting innovation across PECO including leading events centered around innovation. 

 

 

 

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