DTE Energy Senior Strategist - Process Automation in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description

Senior Strategist - Process Automation-10452

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are the largest electric and gas utility in Michigan with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America. We are a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan with businesses in 26 different states.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

We care for our employees and prioritize their health and safety first. Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

· Gallup Great Workplace Award for 3 consecutive Years! (2013, 2014 and 2015)

· Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For

· J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award

· Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”

· Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT

· Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award

· Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

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.


Job Summary:

The primary role of the Senior Strategist – Process Automation is to interface with the Business Unit during the automation lifecycle, help identify automation candidates, evaluate candidates for automation feasibility, work with the Business Unit and relevant application Subject Matter Experts to refine candidates for streamlined automation, and ensure the progress of development while adhering to the Governance Model.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Identifying and analyzing new process opportunities, and assessing automation feasibility

  • Analyzing, understanding, and documenting the business processes in detail

  • Designing process solutions in accordance with standard design principles and conventions

  • Creating and maintaining solution documentation

  • Problem solving issues that arise during development, and providing timely responses and solutions as required

  • Communicating any identified project risks and issues to the Process Automation team and Business Unit

  • Supporting the Business Unit during the User Acceptance Testing and rollout phases, which includes creating and documenting test procedures and scenarios


  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Engineering and the knowledge/capabilities typically acquired through 5-plus years of job-relevant experience, inclusive of professional level business functions exhibiting a progressive work history.

  • Preferred: Master’s degree

  • Track record in the successful delivery and support of improving existing processes by using technical tools and software

  • Understanding of workflow based logic, and the ability to both understand a business process from a workflow diagram and to conceptualize it as an automated solution

  • Good communication and written skills, with the ability to present technical details to a non-technical audience

  • Knowledge of Process Automation software not a pre-requisite for this role, as training will be provided

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize varying combinations of the competencies cited in this description, depending on the organization and role to which they’re assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the right of any supervisory or management representative to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Job: Accounting, Auditing & Tax

Title: Senior Strategist - Process Automation

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 10452