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Data Engineer (PGS WAM) Varies

Date: Oct 2, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Power up a career with us. Our people are our greatest investments. 


Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.


We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.  


Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 


Tampa Electric is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes TECO Peoples Gas and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 



What you will be doing if you are offered this position & accept:


Our Data Engineer – varies (staff level & higher) is a technical expert and responsible for the full life cycle development, implementation, 24X7 application production support, and performance tuning of the Enterprise Data Warehouse, Data Mart, and Business Intelligence Reporting and Analytics environments and solutions.  This includes SAP BW4/HANA, HANA Enterprise, SQL Server, Oracle, and Microsoft Azure environments. This position will provide overall technical solutions and design for Agile Business Intelligence Reporting and Analytics competency. Areas of responsibility include Data Architecture, Data acquisition, ETL (Extract Transform Load) design, development, Data Analysis, Reporting, and implementation of large-scale solutions and applications spanning Business, Financial, Operations, Technology, and other related areas of the company. Additional areas include leading technical discussions, code reviews, solution design documentation and defining overall best practices and standards as related to data integration and reporting. Utilizes appropriate development tools and technologies in keeping with the IT architecture. 


This position may be considered for a remote work arrangement with periodic travel to Tampa, FL as well as on an as needed basis.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Work with business stakeholders, analysts, software developers and architects to build comprehensive data-driven applications including analytical and reporting use cases.
  • Translate business and functional requirements into robust, scalable, operable solutions that work well within the overall data architecture.
  • Design and develop operational and strategic analytic and reporting solution (visualization) as per the customer needs by using the analytic and reporting tools available in the landscape.
  • Design, develop, implement, test, document, and operate large-scale, high-volume, and low latency applications.
  • Designs data integrations and data quality framework.
  • Develops and maintains scalable data pipelines and builds out new API integrations.
  • Conceptualize, design, model and deploy conceptual, logical, and physical data models across a multi-tiered landscape.
  • Develop, implement and/or extend production-quality data warehouse systems including database schemas, targeted data marts, enterprise data warehouses, and the ETL pipelines that load these systems in SAP HANA, SQL Server, Oracle and Microsoft Azure platforms
  • Manage stakeholder communication, prioritization of tasks and on time solution delivery.
  • Participate in the full development life cycle, end-to-end, from design, implementation, and testing, to documentation, delivery, support, and maintenance.
  • As a dedicated member of an agile development team, work closely with the entire team to create a common technical vision, assist with sprint planning, groom product backlogs, and drive and/or delegate high-quality deliverables as required.
  • Produce comprehensive, usable dataset documentation and metadata.
  • Evaluate and make decisions around the use of new or existing software products and tools.
  • Help develop next generation data platforms such as an enterprise scale cloud-based Data Lake.
  • Design and develop new systems and tools to enable development and admin teams to better identify and troubleshoot issues.
  • Provides 24x7 primary and/or secondary support for one or more applications classified as niche, core, or mission critical. 
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.  




These are the minimum requirements of this position.  Candidates may qualify in this multi-graded position as staff & higher level based upon skills, experience, and education. Consideration for higher level position will require more experience directly related to the duties of the job in addition to meeting more of the preferred qualifications and requires more independent judgment, accountability and oversight, leadership and/or subject matter expertise in performance of this position.


Education & Experience Requirements:


  • 8+ years of work experience directly and/or closely related performing the Duties & Responsibilities of this position. Experience to include:
    • recent experience in business intelligence application development..
    • recent hands on experience with data / information modeling, (including the design and deployment of both normalized and dimensional data structures) as well as state-of-the-art ETL, cleansing, profiling and metadata management tools (including installation, configuration and tuning, security management, design and application development).
    • hands-on experience with state-of-the-art platforms: SAP BW4/HANA, HANA Enterprise, SQL Server, Oracle, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft PowerBI etc..
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information/Computer Science, Data/Information Management, Business Administration, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems, or equivalent discipline from a regionally accredited college/university.


In addition, the following it will help you stand out even more:


  • Additional years of direct and/or closely related work experience performing the Duties & Responsibilities of this position, over the minimum required.
  • One, or more, current professional certifications in specific job-related disciplines.
  • Advanced degree(s) in business administration, computer science, information systems, or related information technology field.
  • Gas or Electric utility experience in data/information management
  • Experience working in large public or private sector organizations.
  • Experience in Big Data/HADOOP.


Knowledge Skills & Abilities (KSA):



  • Knowledge of and hands on experience with SAP and Microsoft Azure suites (ETL, service bus and data quality tool components) as well as understanding and hands on experience of SAP HANA, SQL Server, Oracle, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft PowerBI, SAP Analytics Cloud etc. Reporting and Analytic platforms and ability to provide thought leadership regarding their deployment and implementation
  • Knowledge of and experience in ETL application design standards as well as in designing and implementing such applications.
  • Ability to establish/contribute to design standards and to design and build BIA applications in support of a wide array of ‘use cases’, including OLAP, ad hoc, standard reports, data mining, dashboards and scorecards. 
  • Ability to establish/contribute to design standards and to design and implement semantic layers that support a variety of audiences – for example, developers and power users.
  • Design and deployment of report scheduling and bursting approaches.
  • Knowledge of and experience with deploying, scheduling, and managing ETL processes.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the development of standards for and the implementation of data architecture in big data and data warehouse/data mart contexts.
  • DBMS knowledge (query optimization, indexing strategy, etc.) on, for example, the SAP HANA, Oracle, SQL Server, and Microsoft Azure platforms.
  • Knowledge of and experience with data and process modeling using CASE tools such as ERWin or System Architect and the ability to effectively utilize tools to develop models
  • Knowledge of and experience with ETL application performance monitoring and management techniques.
  • Knowledge of and experience with ETL application testing approaches and techniques.
  • Knowledge of and experience with data analysis techniques in a data warehousing context.
  • Knowledge of and experience with data cleansing tools and practices.
  • Knowledge of and experience with approaches for deploying vendor-provided analytic solutions (for example, from SAP, Oracle, or other vendors).
  • Ability to contribute to design and implement security models at both in a DBMS and in an ETL tool.
  • Ability to provide technical support for Master Data Management and Data Governance initiatives (e.g., metadata management, data profiling and data quality assessment)
  • Knowledge of data asset life cycle management approaches.
  • Knowledge of disk storage capacity planning.
  • Knowledge of meta-models and metadata management tools.
  • Knowledge of BIA tool performance monitoring and management techniques.
  • Multidimensional database knowledge, including the ability to contribute to design and implement agreed upon design and optimize performance
  • Data modeling – Ability to read and understand normalized data models and ability to contribute to design of complex dimensional data models at the logical and physical level and then implement the same
  • Awareness of Business Process Modeling/Mapping
  • Knowledge of trends in BIA and Business Analytics (e.g., Big Data / HADOOP, SAP HANA, Cloud-based BIA)
  • Data-driven decision-making approaches
  • Includes both excellent listening skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form with a wide variety of audiences.
  • The ability to conduct effective presentations and to calibrate presentations to different audiences.
  • The ability to work effectively with management and other stakeholders.  It includes the ability to conduct workshops, interviews, and meetings and to set and manage expectations.
  • Leadership abilities including conflict management, negotiation and consensus building skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of defined business processes.  Working knowledge of business software applications and hardware technologies. 
  • Demonstrated ability leading/influencing teams in support of business process analysis efforts and educating others in the proper application of tools and techniques.
  • Knowledge of overall BIA-specific project governance and delivery methodology including Agile development methods and techniques and other Project management techniques.
  • Understanding of project plans and ability to clearly articulate roles, project goals, and timelines.  Understanding of the components of running a fiscally successful project.  Demonstrated proficiency at assessing the proposed project plans to ensure all needs are met.
  • Drives continuous process improvement for SDLC, maintenance, application support, and Information Technology architecture.
  • Demonstrated ability to champion a clear vision for BIA systems to be implemented and the manner for which they will support business unit processes.
  • Ability to operate in a complex project environment characterized by multiple, competing/shifting priorities.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite.



  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP Utilities Solutions (ERP, CRM, EAM/WAM et al).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Electric Grid Solutions such as ADMS (Advanced Distribution Management System), EMS (Energy Management System), AMI/MDM (Advanced Metering Infrastructure/Meter Data Management), Intergraph GIS (Geographical Information System)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Gas Utility Operations solutions such as ESRI GIS, Gas SCADA, Gas Management System, Meter Reading Systems etc.
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of Data Science, Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning etc.), Block Chain etc.
  • Ability to assess emerging business & regulatory changes and articulate how these can positively impact the Company.
  • Awareness of Business Process Re-engineering (and/or related e.g., Six Sigma, etc.)


Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment


Work Conditions:

  • Most work performed in an office environment, but occasional travel to operating locations is required


TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!



STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.


TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.


Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


ADA policy

It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.



Application accommodations

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 

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