Sr Business Analyst - Corporate Strategy


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  13992

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.  But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences, and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Job Summary

Location: Detroit, MI


DTE Energy is one of the largest diversified utilities in the United States and a Fortune 500 company. It is comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses. Our two regulated utilities (DTE Electric and DTE Gas) serve more than 3 million customers in Southeastern Michigan. Our non-utility businesses include DTE Energy Trading and DTE Vantage.


DTE Energy is seeking ambitious, energetic individuals to join its Corporate Strategy group. The group is comprised of former consultants from top-tier strategy firms, investment bankers, finance professionals, and recent MBA graduates. The group is led by the VP of Corporate Strategy who reports to DTE’s Sr VP of Corporate Strategy and Regulatory Affairs and is an important feeder of top talent for the company. 

Key Accountabilities

The Corporate Strategy group works with all DTE businesses to address the complex challenges facing the energy industry today. As a senior business analyst in the group, the candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to strategic initiatives. Examples include:  

  • Understanding industry trends and their implications for DTE, e.g., by assessing the impact of new technologies like distributed energy resources on the company’s operations and bottom line 
  • Analyzing the value and the risks of major capital investments, such as the rebuilding of the electric grid and developing DTE’s long-term technology investment strategy 
  • Supporting corporate-level M&A activity, most recently running the Separation Management Office during DTE’s recent spin-off of DT Midstream 
  • Driving efforts to transform our operations, through cost and rate benchmarking and by driving efforts to improve productivity and work management processes in our operating businesses; and 
  • Facilitating senior management’s strategic planning process, including the preparation of the annual strategic Board offsite discussions

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • We are seeking candidates with a quantitative undergraduate degree (e.g., engineering, economics, finance or similar) and at least two years of experience, ideally in management consulting, investment banking or other highly rigorous environments

Other Qualifications


  • Strong analytical (incl. spreadsheet modeling) and problem-solving skills  
  • A record of strong academic achievement 
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment  
  • Ability to deliver results against tight timelines 
  • High level of integrity, accountability and confidence  
  • Exposure to and interest in the energy industry a plus 


Other Requirements: 

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing 
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels, both within and outside the company

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

The physical demands characterized here 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. In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is required to: 

  • Occasionally stand or walk and stoop or kneel. Frequently, the employee is required to sit  
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use wrists, hands and/or fingers in a repetitive motion; and reach with hands and arms extensively 
  • Occasionally lift objects of up to 10 pounds in weight 
  • Use computers with exposure to video display terminals; and some repetitive motion associated with data entry, the use of a computer mouse, and while using other office equipment 
  • Vision requirements for this position include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus 


The employee performs job duties primarily in a work from home capacity and periodically from a climate-controlled office environment, with a moderate noise level. 

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work 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 rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.


At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that 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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit