Delivery Lead

San Diego Gas & Electric
Job Description

SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The company is committed to creating a sustainable future by providing its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure the reliable operation of the region’s infrastructure for generations to come. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).


Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America’s best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work, and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region’s largest employers, we’re always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best. Learn more about benefits HERE.


Diversity and inclusion are core values of SDG&E. Empowering our employees to be their whole selves at work is our competitive advantage. This is where new ideas come from and meaningful collaboration gets an authentic start. By bringing together people with different perspectives, diverse backgrounds and real commitment to their own individuality, we have built a stronger business. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion HERE.


For more information, visit or connect with SDG&E on Twitter (@SDGE), Instagram (@SDGE) and Facebook.


Primary Purpose

The compliance Delivery Lead drives compliance delivery for the department. Leads delivery of IT projects using various project management methodologies to improve the compliance processes, systems and automation. Manages the ongoing audits and cybersecurity vulnerability assessments as well as productizing those processes/systems.  Manage the audit finding resolution’s along with the associated Product Owners.  Manage the SaaS metrics and department metrics. A capability group is an organized collection of related teams within IT. Manages scope, cost, and quality of assigned technology projects, ensuring that work is delivered within guidelines for cost and quality. Accurately tracks, measures, and reports team activities and performance in area of responsibility. Contributes to financial reporting to comply with company CapEx and O&M requirements.

Works with contractors through the external vendor manager directly or their back-office support for any assigned work, to lead status meetings with external vendor management to review progress and quality of assigned work. Assists as needed with providing company protocols, scope of work, and contract adjustments where valid and approved by company.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project Management: Plans, tracks, and closes assigned IT projects. Utilizes an appropriate delivery framework, such as agile and/or waterfall, to lead successful execution of projects under their direction. Agile and Waterfall are technology delivery methodologies, with agile focusing on incremental delivery of technology products and features, and waterfall focusing on more traditional end to end project management.
  • Budgeting and Planning: Supports Group Product Manager and Group Scrum Manager in quarterly planning exercises. Identifies opportunities to improve processes to drive efficiency in technology delivery. Implements new work practices and tools (when necessary) and ensures their adoption. Manages budget for assigned capital projects, tracking spending, establishing and updating budgets, and providing regular financial projections on forecasted spend. Supports development of business cases for company’s technology investments and creates supporting documentation for stakeholders. Coordinates with finance to report spending accurately against corporate financial requirements and capital spending plans.
  • Operational Effectiveness: Supports execution of technology transformation initiatives as assigned. Drives organizational alignment to digital transformation initiatives through consultation and coaching to increase adoption of new technologies and work practices.
  • IT Vendor Management: Leads project delivery, including oversight of timeliness and quality of vendor contracts and deliverables. Supports processes for ongoing contract monitoring and resolution of issues that arise to ensure smooth delivery of services. Assists as needed with providing company protocols, scope of work, and contract adjustments where valid and approved by company.
  • Group Program Operations: Collects and reports data from across Product or Capability group, sharing key metrics and performance indicators with stakeholders. Communicates departmental guidelines, procedures, and/or policies and supports compliance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Science, related field or equivalent training and/or experience.
  • 8 years – experience in IT project management, IT solution delivery, or related field.
  • Facilitation: Ability to lead impactful meetings, optimize group processes, foster collaboration, and assist a group or team in understanding and achieving their objectives.
  • Collaboration: Ability to participate in co-operative working relationships including knowledge sharing and partnership in achieving solutions within and across business or operational functions.
  • Financial Acumen – Strong financial acumen, including the ability to accurately report spending in the IT function and an understanding of both CapEx and OpEx budgets.
  • Financial Reporting – Strong ability to report actual spending in the IT function, including hardware, software, personnel and service spends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years – experience working with IT financial and/or vendor management.
  • 1 year- experience in agile methodologies, and agile project management techniques such as Lean Portfolio Management (LPM).
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management (PM), Agile Project Management (PMI-ACP), and/or SAFe Lean Portfolio Management certifications.
  • Vendor / Contract Management – Ability to build effective relationships with third party providers, suppliers, and partners.
  • Software Delivery Frameworks – Strong knowledge of delivery frameworks such as Agile Scrum, Kanban, and/or Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC); proven ability executing projects in a collaborative, fast paced environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.