NextEra Energy Agile Leader in Juno Beach, Florida
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
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
High School Grad / GED
Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
Experience: 7+ years
- 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.
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