DTE Energy Senior Business Analyst in Detroit, Michigan

Sr. Business Analyst - Corporate Strategy

Dual Location: Detroit, Michigan

  • DTE Energy Company Description*

DTE Energy is one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States. It is comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses. Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers. Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

  • Sr. Business Analyst Position Description*

DTE Energy is seeking ambitious, energetic individuals to join the Corporate Strategy group in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The group is comprised of former consultants from top-tier strategy firms, investment bankers, finance professionals, and recent MBA graduates. The Corporate Strategy group works with all of DTE’s businesses to address the complex challenges facing the energy industry today. The group's primary responsibility is to conduct strategic consulting engagements.

Sample engagements that the group has led in the last two years include:

  • Developed a strategy to improve reliability of the electric delivery system to dramatically reduce the frequency and length of outages

  • Provided insights to the Governor of Michigan’s Energy Task Force to help inform and shape future state energy policy

  • Built the business case for a 10 year investment strategy for our Electric Distribution business

  • Led cost and operations benchmarking program to identify priority areas of improvement

  • Developed a long-term strategy for our portfolio of generating facilities to ensure sufficient and cost-effective supply under different future market scenarios

The Senior Business Analyst role includes ownership of discrete pieces of work, from quantitative analysis to development of insights and communication to group and company leadership. This role reports to a Manager, and ultimately the Vice President of Corporate Strategy and offers candidates strong mentorship, skill development, and career opportunities.

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities*

A top-tier undergraduate degree (preferably in a quantitative field, such as engineering, economics, finance, etc.) and two or more years of experience in management consulting, investment banking, or the utility/energy industry are required, along with the following capabilities:

  • Strong quantitative and modeling skills

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • A strong record of academic and professional achievement

  • Ability to work independently

  • Personal characteristics should include a high level of integrity and confidence, strong initiative taking, the ability to get agreement / buy-in, and a team-oriented work ethic

  • Exposure to the energy industry a plus

  • Physical Demands*

The physical demands characterized in the attached essential and marginal job functions epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working Conditions*

The employee performs job duties in a climate controlled office environment, with a moderate noise level.

  • /DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race,/* /color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law./