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Southern California Edison Senior IT Outsourcing Management Advisor in Rosemead, California

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About IT

The role of IT goes beyond the traditional Information Technology “service provider.” Many of the innovative ideas and projects that shape the company’s future and move SCE forward are dependent on technology. IT employees are at the heart of these projects, collaborating, designing and executing technology solutions that are transforming our industry.

Position Overview

The Senior Advisor IT Outsourcing Management resides in the Service Management Office & Operations division within Southern California Edison (SCE) Information Technology department. As a Senior Advisor, you will partner with vendors, Enterprise Architecture Planning & Strategy, and Solution Delivery teams to identify appropriate technology solutions that fully meet business requirements. Their assessment is a key input to the decision on the solution/vendor. Additionally, while functioning as an internal consultant to other IT organizations, this role will conduct research and execute studies for innovative methodologies on sourcing to improve the bottom line.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Forecasting the demand and capacity required to deliver on the demand from Enterprise Architecture Planning & Strategy and Solution Delivery. Optimize time between project requests and project/service fulfillments.

  • Design the end to end solution and statements of work (SOWs) across single or multiple providers. Establish service delivery frameworks and operating level agreements required to execute on the statement of work and implement the solution.

  • Identify competitive sourcing options, project methodology (i.e. Agile, etc.), and make determinations on the most appropriate solution to fulfill demand. Work with IT partners to understand the business outcomes of the service, and with architects, service management, and operational teams to assess the priority and available capacity, including engineering services utilization.

  • Responsible for the integration between Service Management and Procurement to ensure execution of statement of work into purchase orders. Knowledgeable of Procurement contract guidelines and policies as it relates to statement of works. Facilitate resource and vendor onboarding.

  • Measure and report on adherence of practices to sourcing strategy. Periodically, prepare and present communications related to business process improvements, demand pipeline sourcing trends to senior IT leadership.

  • Make decisions that have medium to high risks to corporate revenue stream and/or reputation, customer facing functions, or critical internal SCE functions.

  • Make decisions on projects over $1 million that have medium to high risks to corporate revenue stream and/or reputation, customer facing functions, or critical internal SCE functions.

  • Provide direction / input and makes / assist in strategic decisions regarding changing project/product scope, policy, development, and implementation. Perform evaluation on issues that have a major impact on projects that also impact the Company.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Ten (10) years’ of experience in performing complex analysis, consulting, and providing IT recommendations on key business initiatives.

  • Experience identifying vendor management options for IT business initiatives.

  • Experience outlining service delivery and operating agreements required for a statement of work.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree.

  • ITILv3 certification(s) or experience working with the ITILv3 methodology.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate or equivalent.

  • ITIL Strategy Formulation, Contract Negotiation, and Vendor Management.

  • Knowledge of evolving IT technologies.

  • Knowledge of information technology with IT Solution design.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to analyze, summarize and recommend ideas and concepts to senior management in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner.

  • Ability to work in a matrix management environment to achieve desired actions and outcomes through negotiation and influence.


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.