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NextEra Energy Sr Data Engineer in Miami Gardens, Florida

Sr Data Engineer

Date: Nov 17, 2022

Location(s): Miami Gardens, FL, US, 33014

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 67114

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

We are seeking someone who is excited to work in a challenging fast-paced working environment where they can use their skills to solve complex business problems with data and analytics. The Customer Service Data Engineer should possess a deep sense of curiosity and a passion for leveraging data that will drive the business. In addition, looks for ways to answer business questions via hands-on exploration of data sets via SQL, dashboards, ETL and automation tools, and data visualizations.

  • Designs and implements data pipelines, extract-transform-load (ETL) processes, and data cleansing practices to ensure quality data transfer and sharing

  • Work on ways to automate and improve current business processes.

  • Providing input during application design and development for complex and critical projects.

  • Ability to write complex SQL queries and stored procedures

  • Identify, design, document, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing data feeds, etc.

  • Design, develop and implement ETL solutions for ingesting, cleansing, business rules execution and pushing customer data

  • Create and maintain ETL Pipelines from various internal and external data sources to our data lake, data warehouse and raw analytics environments using SQL and big data technologies.

  • Participate in end-to-end delivery of technical projects involving design and development of data pipelines involving complex datasets.

  • Analyze and interpret complex data on source and target systems, identify the gaps, and provide solutions.

  • Proactively provide feedback and process improvement recommendations to the team and management.

  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building moving our business towards more data driven decisions.

  • Develop API solutions.

  • Reporting and data visualization.

Job Overview

Employees in this position define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain software to help the business unit improve reliability, and drive efficiencies. This position works individually, and as part of a team using best practices in software development methodologies. Employees collaborate with other areas to understand requirements and drive continuous improvement of Smart Grid software applications.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports daily system operations within a specify discipline on a continual basis

  • Writes, translates, and codes software programs and applications consistently to specifications and development standards per specific discipline

  • Writes programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or performance of company applications as necessary

  • Assists in defining software development project plans, including scopes, schedules, and implementation

  • Liaises with network administrators, systems analysts, database administrators, external vendors, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems

  • Develops an understanding of relevant system administration tasks including backup/recovery of systems and disaster recovery

  • Designs, runs and monitors software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging

  • Conducts research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement, development and maintenance efforts

  • Meets attendance and storm duty requirements and has the ability to work extended hours

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree

  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt

  • Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Six Sigma Green Belt

  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt

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.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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