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NextEra Energy Agile Leader in Juno Beach, Florida

Agile Leader

Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 57768

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

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy’s IT Team supporting the Trade & Business Applications group is seeking an experienced Agile IT leader with experience building and overseeing a strategic portfolio of technology initiatives spanning multiple platforms and teams. This position is business-facing and requires collaboration with numerous other IT groups. In addition to creating business value, this person will need to support strategic corporate initiatives and succeed in a highly matrixed environment.

This position guides a group of employees and/or vendor teams in the execution of agile initiatives to deliver customer value with a focus on our Digital transformation strategy. The Agile Leader will support the governance of a large budget and scope and will coordinate with variety of teams to ensure successful and on-time delivery within the stated budgets. The leader promotes and encourages collaboration and transparency and builds trusting relationships between business, delivery, and other entities within the organization. The successful candidate will possess a strong Agile mindset, is extremely organized, adept at all forms of communication, and a creative problem solver who leads using influence and excellent interpersonal skills. Must be comfortable creating and maintaining forecast views of work across multiple domains.

The ability to lead and manage with a degree of ambiguity while supporting both IT and Business Unit goals is a must.

Highly Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Experience within a scaled Agile Environment and managing multi- team programs

  • High proficiency with portfolio management, tools and processes

  • Excellent communicator on strategies, status, and outcomes

  • 3-5 years on agile teams (Scrum & Kanban) with at least 2 years as scrum master

  • Servant Leadership, detail oriented, capable of working in a strategic environment and managing to deadlines, drives for results.

  • JIRA/Confluence proficiency is required

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the commodities trading industry

  • Able to deliver on time, keep team velocity up and manage team satisfaction

  • Strong business partnering skills with individuals across the organization in a matrixed environment

  • Data & analytic skills preferred

  • PROSCI Change Management experience a plus

  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) experience a plus

  • Agile Certifications are a plus

  • Six Sigma certifications are a plus

Job Overview

This position guides teams in the execution of agile initiatives to deliver customer value. Employees in this role train and coach in the use of Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP, and scale agile framework practices.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Trains and coaches leaders, teams, Product Owners, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindset

  • Contributes in Communities of Practice (CoP), within the agile network

  • Promotes and encourages collaboration and transparency and builds trusting relationships between business, delivery, and other entities within the organization

  • Facilitates periodic synchronization meetings across several different onsite and distributed delivery teams

  • Prepares program and release backlogs, as well as team and program objectives

  • Tracks, promotes, and publishes completed program features and program and team objectives

  • Manages risk and dependencies, communicates and escalates impediments to facilitate transparency, and reduces bottlenecks

  • Embraces a continuous improvement mindset, and drives the use of agile engineering best practices and innovation

  • Reports on standardized program-level metrics, and understands, tracks, and operates within the program budget

  • Plays an instrumental role in the organization’s Agile transformation, acts as a change agent, and shows strong leadership skills with a positive and collaborative attitude

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ years

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Information Technology

Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

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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