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NextEra Energy Engineer II Tech Applications - T/S in Miami, Florida

Engineer II Tech Applications - T/S

Date: Dec 1, 2021

Location(s): Miami, FL, US, 33134

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 56587

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Position Specific Description

This position is for an individual contributor reporting to the Transmission Application functional team under the Transmission & Substation (T&S) Grid Control Systems organization responsible for support of projects related to grid control applications. This position will be responsible for the maintenance and support of transmission/distribution reliability and generation control and dispatch applications. It will also be responsible for the maintenance and support of SCADA-related applications, alarm monitor applications, other real-time situational awareness tools, and all of the applications that provide data/information to/from the grid control applications (i. e., application interfaces) and for maintenance and support for various transmission and distribution applications. This position will also support relational database applications and will be asked to use SQL to fulfill various data requests. This position will also be assisting with the implementation and support of the new Outage Management system. The candidate will work with Kubernetes and other micro services and DevOps technologies and methods to support new and emerging software and applications.

The end results from the effort put in by a person in this position include, but not limited to the following: (a) highly available Grid Control Systems (or Emerging Technology) and applications that meet or exceed development or operational targets, (b) compliant cyber security and protection processes of Grid Control Systems (or Emerging Technology) and applications, (c) strong customer relationships to the organization’s internal and external customers, and (d) efficient execution of work plan and related activities in the systems development and/or maintenance and support of Grid Control Systems (or Emerging Technology) and applications to meet or exceed objectives.

To achieve these results, a person in this position needs to demonstrate (a) results oriented project management skills, (b) excellent development, operational and organizational skills necessary to deliver highly available Grid Control Systems (or Emerging Technology) and applications, (c) resource management skills to prioritize work plans to develop, maintain, and support systems critical to the T&S Technology organization, (d) commercial awareness to ensure that risks are properly managed, and (e) an indomitable spirit of seeking value through technical innovation and operational excellence.

Job Overview

The position is responsible for the planning, development, application architecture, engineering, implementation, and operations of grid monitoring and control systems and corresponding applications.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops systems including modifying, commissioning, and/or decommissioning the associated applications, programs, and software

  • Supports department emerging technologies strategic opportunities and solutions

  • Coordinates or individually contributes to assigned work plans

  • Executes systems planning, systems development, operational, and maintenance activities of the systems and applications

  • Performs work tasks to ensure reliable performance (availability and integrity) or project delivery of systems and applications

  • Supports and executes the requirements of Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC) Reliability Coordinator Operations

  • Ensures compliance with the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) Reliability Standards

  • Executes Operational Excellence goals and initiatives

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering

  • Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree

  • Certified Professional Engineer (PE)

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certified

  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Engineering

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

Relocation Provided: No

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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