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NextEra Energy Program Delivery Lead - Data Engineering in Juno Beach, Florida

Program Delivery Lead - Data Engineering

Date: May 16, 2023

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 72214

is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry? Join our world-class team today!

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy’s Enterprise Data Platform (EDP) is building a world class data and analytics platform intended for broad consumption by multiple business units. Currently, EDP is seeking an experienced operational leader to manage multiple data engineering teams and represent EDP across the organization. This person ensures all team members are well positioned to succeed and is ultimately responsible for driving significant business value on behalf of EDP and NEE. The ideal candidate would be able to manage technical and non-technical resources based out of multiple delivery locations across the globe, as well as act as a trusted leader to grow the EDP program. This person should also be comfortable building engaging and well-thought out presentations for IT and BU leaders, as well as supporting broad business process improvements.

  • Work with multiple Scrum Masters and Product Owners to execute data solutions effectively.

  • Communicate milestones and deliverables both internally to the program and externally to IT and BU leaders.

  • Manage a team of experienced technical and non-technical team members.

  • Identify and establish scope and parameters of requirements analysis on a project-by-project basis to define project impact, outcome criteria, and metrics.

  • Work closely with all business units and engineering teams to develop strategy for optimizing EDP’s ability to execute projects.

  • Requires 8-10 years people leadership experience.

  • Requires 8-10 years of experience in project management or solution delivery

  • This role benefits from having technical skills, specifically in the data analytics space, however is not required.

  • Works well in a highly dynamic environment juggling multiple high priority deliverables.

  • Six Sigma BB or MBB is helpful, but not required.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Role is hybrid on-site with the main work location in Juno Beach, FL.

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: 8+ years

  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Information Technology

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

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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