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NextEra Energy IT Technology Specialist in Houston, Texas

IT Technology Specialist

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location(s): Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 59005

is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

The position is responsible for day to day, 24x7x365 operational support for the organization’s end-user environment which includes supporting mobile devices, computers, and AV systems. Efforts will primarily focus on day to day technical support needs but will require participation in other support duties as needed.

This position will also be responsible for providing assistance for various projects by acting as a liaison between project and engineering teams and is expected to help coordinate, schedule and then perform the activities required to implement those projects. A high capacity to work on multiple work efforts simultaneously and coordinate across multiple teams is required.

The position is unique, in that it is not only a highly technical position, but also requires a high degree of customer focus and interaction that ultimately generates extraordinary customer satisfaction. To be successful the candidate will be required to adapt to new plans and priorities in order to address business and operational challenges.

Occasional local travel will be required.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identifies new or trending issues, determines root causes, and quickly resolves the issues

  • Perform hands-on fixes at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading

  • software, implementing file backups & restores, and configuring systems and applications

  • Acts as a liaison between tier 3 support teams and the end-users

  • Assists in coordinating and performing the work required to implement projects goals

  • Interact regularly with managers, clients, and vendors to answer questions

  • Works closely with the Infrastructure Operations Center and Network Engineering to assist in problem resolution of network issues

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Technical Skills:

  • High degree of skill with Windows OS based computers in an Active Directory environment

  • Experience configuring and deploying Microsoft Windows based laptops and desktop PC’s

  • Highly proficient with MacOS and IOS supporting MacBooks, iPhones and iPads

  • Support AV systems and collaboration applications such as WebEx, Teams, Zoom, etc.

  • Experience with software installation and troubleshooting

  • Highly skilled at providing support via remote management

  • Proficient with Service Now

  • Experience with Asset Management

  • General knowledge of TCP/IP network functionality and devices

Job Overview

This position is responsible for day-to-day (24 hours per day, seven days per week) operational support for an organization's Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) infrastructure, including data- and voice-related activities. Employees in this role provide technical support for all client devices with a high degree of customer contact and focus, ultimately generating a high degree of customer satisfaction.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Identifies new or trending issues, determines root causes, and quickly resolves the issues

• Acts as a liaison between project and engineering teams and the ultimate customer

• Coordinates, schedules, and performs the end-work required to implement projects

• Provides Technology Café Associate support

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED

• Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience

• Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Information Technology

Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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