Business Analytics Engineer, Enterprise

Date: Jun 4, 2023

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii (HI), US, 96813

Company: hawaiianel

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Posting End Date:  at 11:59PM HST



The P EB ENTERPRISE DATA & ANALYTICS Department of the P ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING Division at Hawaiian Electric Company has 2 Management vacancy available. These positions may be filled on Oahu, Maui, or Hawaii Island. (Role: PROFESSIONAL)



The Business Analytics Engineer is a recognized subject matter expert in data analytics supporting the enterprise or specific domains by leading business analytics services and data-driven solutions through the data science disciplines. These roles focus on optimizing data models, business aggregate (“last mile”) data pipelines and leveraging data as a strategic enterprise asset to enhance business performance, process effectiveness, predict outcomes and develop business intelligence to support data driven decisions. These roles are able to tell the story of data, evangelize good data usage, advise, and teach while transforming data into information, information into insight and insight into business actions.


Specific functional domain expertise may be required: This position works across all functional data domains and enterprise-wide across Hawaiian Electric Company, Hawaii Electric Light Company and Maui Electric Company (the Companies).



  • Data Science & Analytics:
    • Extracts knowledge and insights from high volume, high dimensional data using advanced statistical analysis, algorithms, predictive modeling, experimentation and pattern recognition to create solutions that enable enhanced business performance.
  • Data Modelling & Transformation:
    • Converts existing or new models into scalable analytical solutions and creates processes for data modeling, mining, and production and applies software engineering best practices to analytics code to provide clean, transformed data ready for analysis.
  • Machine Learning:
    • Provides support for developing machine models and research into new artificial intelligence applications.
  • Data Solution Management:
    • Supports and/or leads the Companies to timely deliver, manage, enhance and upgrade analytical solutions that increase business value, improve data reliability, efficiency, quality, useability and meet corresponding key performance indicators (KPIs).
    • Provides consulting and expertise for enterprise or domain specific strategy to understand business priorities, identify opportunities to leverage data, and provides leadership and direction to analytics teams and/or analysts to promote awareness and potential of the value proposition as use cases are developed and delivered.
    • Researches opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data, understands and identifies applications of data to the operation of the business, and work closely with data subject matter experts and data science teams to determine what data management systems are appropriate and what data is needed.
  • Organizational Data Governance & Capability Development
    • Mentors and coaches employees within the department, in the data analytics community (such as data scientists, data analysts, business users or any data consumers), and across the organization in the adoption of new analytical tools, techniques, technology, information and in the use of business intelligence tools to enhance business decision-making capability.
    • Proactively monitors industry, functional, and technology trends, guiding business partners on emerging opportunities and new technology/product development and maintains multi-year data analytic plans, roadmaps and strategy for leadership consumption.
  • Remain available for both scheduled and unscheduled work. Said work is occasionally required outside normal business hours and on weekends.
  • Participates in Company emergency response activities as assigned, including any activities required to prepare for such emergency response.



Knowledge Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in data analytics, data science, computer science, management information systems, business analysis, business management, engineering, finance, statistics, or related fields (or equivalent work experience) is required.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of business and data analysis, including working with unstructured data, in support of business data requirements elicitation, documenting, standardizing, validating and thorough to extensive knowledge of operations and delivery concepts, principles, standards, tools, techniques, methodologies for data analytics to solve complex problems.
  • Understanding of distributed computing, cloud technologies with Azure experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Agile Methodology, DevOps, and experience leading cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Working knowledge of utility business, business and/or engineering principles & practices preferred.
  • Proficiency in key analytical tools: for example, PySpark (preferred), R, Python/Jupyter, SAS, Power BI, Tableau, MATLAB, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of popular database programming languages including SQL, PL/SQL, for relational databases and upcoming nonrelational databases/distributed data/computing tools.
  • Thorough experience working with popular data discovery, analytics and BI software tools like Power BI, Tableau, and others for semantic-layer-based data discovery.
  • Experience in commercial/open-source data discovery/analysis platforms for “Big Data” with preference for: Spark, Databricks ML, with thorough knowledge and practical experience using Databricks for Machine Learning/Data Science strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of statistical methods and data mining techniques (predictive modeling, segmentation, regression, etc.) and experience in working with data science teams in refining and optimizing data science and machine learning models and algorithms.


Skills Requirements

  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills (effective written, oral and listening communication) in order to work effectively with all levels of the company and with outside contractors and consultants.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills and thorough Data Literacy with the ability to describe business use cases/outcomes, data sources and management concepts, analytical approaches/options and solve business problems with advanced analytical solutions.
  • Ability to communicate complex information to technical and non-technical audiences, facilitate multi-level briefings and superior presentation skills, including storytelling and other techniques to guide and inspire.
  • Ability to conceptualize new ideas quickly and ability to learn new technologies on the job.
  • Communicates difficult concepts and negotiate adoption of new perspectives across the enterprise while mentoring teams and facilitating knowledge transfer.


Experience Requirements

  • Extensive (7+ or more) years experience in data management disciplines including data integration, modeling, optimization, and data quality, and/or other areas directly relevant to data engineering and analytics.
  • Several (3-5) years experience with project management, working in cross-functional teams with business stakeholders, in support of multi-departmental data management and analytics initiatives is preferred.
  • Electric utility experience and Azure, Databricks, SAP, Big Data, Cloud based architecture experience is desirable.
  • Data Analytics/product or industry certification is desired.



Number of Vacancies: 2 

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday

Work Hours: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Lunch: 30 Minutes

Location: Oahu Maui, or Hawaii Island.

Hiring Range: The hiring range for the Business Analystics Engineer, Enterprise [Req ID 8383] position is $115,900.00 to $150,600.00. The person selected will be placed according to his/her skills and qualifications. 


About Hawaiian Electric Companies
Hawaiian Electric Companies provide electricity and services to 95 percent of the state's 1.4 million residents. The company is also one of the state's leading employers and a major contributor and supporter of community and educational programs.


The demand for power that has fueled the growth of the Hawaiian Islands has been met by Hawaiian Electric Companies for well over a century. And as the next millennium unfolds, the company is committed to providing quality service and seeking clean local energy sources to power generations of Hawaii families and businesses to come. Visit us at


Interested individuals should apply online. The application must clearly indicate the demonstrated experience/knowledge/skills/abilities the candidate possesses which specifically qualifies him/her for the position.


Should there be no candidates with this experience, the company may consider applicants without such experience who meet the knowledge/skill requirements. If such a candidate is hired, he or she will initially be placed on a development plan commensurate with his/her education and experience level.


Applicant Certification
By submitting an application for the position, candidates:
1. Authorize the Hawaiian Electric Companies to confirm all statements contained in the application and/or any materials submitted and made a part of the application as they relate to the position and to the extent permitted by law;
2. Authorize and consent to, without reservation, the Hawaiian Electric Companies sharing any and all information regarding previous or present employment, educational training or personal information from their records and from any other source with the hiring department or subsidiary company;
3. Release, discharge, and hold harmless, Hawaiian Electric Companies, from any and all liability for any damage which may be claimed as a result of furnishing such information to the hiring department or subsidiary company;
4. Authorizes release and transfer of all personnel records to be maintained by the hiring company in the event of an inter-company transfer; and
5. Authorize, direct, and consent to Hawaiian Electric Companies and/or its authorized agents to conduct investigations into candidates' background. These investigations may include, but are not limited to searches for information about applicants; record of criminal convictions to the extent permitted by law, education records, professional certifications, personal character references, and employment history.


EEO Statement
Hawaiian Electric Companies is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. We actively seek diversity among our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex/gender (including gender identity/expression), ancestry/national origin, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, or other protected categories in accordance with state and federal laws. We further encourage individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.


Hawaiian Electric Companies complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any request for reasonable accommodation needed during the application process should be communicated by the candidate to the HR Service Center at (808) 543-4848.


Affiliate Disclaimer
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Maui Electric Company, and Hawaii Electric Light (“Company”) are Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (“PUC”) regulated companies. The disclosure relating to Affiliate Transaction Requirements that follows is made pursuant to the PUC’s Decision and Order No. 35962, issued on December 19, 2018, and subsequently modified by Order No. 36112, issued on January 24, 2019 in Docket No. 2018-0065.

By submitting your application, you understand and acknowledge that, if you are hired by the Company and subsequently transferred, assigned or otherwise employed by an Affiliate, said Affiliate will be required to make a one-time payment to the Company in an amount up to twenty-five percent (25%) of your base annual compensation.  

In addition, if you are hired by the Company and subsequently transferred, assigned or otherwise employed by an Affiliate or an Affiliate-Related Entity, for a period of one year, you cannot appear in negotiations or otherwise interact directly with the Company or work on the same matter that you worked on while with the Company. 

Affiliate is defined as “any person or entity that possesses an ‘affiliate interest’ in a utility as defined by section 269-19.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”), including a utility’s parent holding company, except as otherwise provided by HRS section 269-19.5(h).”

Affiliate-Related Entity is defined as “a third party that provides electricity-related services in a regulated utility’s service territory that has a material financial, operational, or ownership interest with an unregulated affiliate of the utility and of whom the utility has reasonable knowledge.” 

For a current list of all Affiliates and Affiliate-Related Entities, please see:

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Nearest Major Market: Honolulu
Nearest Secondary Market: Hawaii