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Principal IT Business Systems Analyst

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Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location(s): Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  57732 


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


Position Specific Description

At NextEra Energy Inc., our people are our greatest asset and our NEER IT team is seeking a Principal IT Business Systems Analyst to help take us to the Next Era. In this role as a Principal IT Business Systems Analyst, you will lead and facilitate teams where team members are geographically diverse to deliver business value through their development and delivery execution. You must be able to build trusted relationships with the team and with their stakeholders to ensure the needs of all team members are met. The selected candidate will work closely with the Agile Delivery Manager as well as one or many Scrum teams. Experience in the Energy business and specifically, the Natural Gas domain, is required. Along with this, experience with pipeline scheduling, nomination and accounting systems is desired. Having worked with Land systems like Quorum and their QLA, QLS and Q-GIS modules, would be an added advantage.  


 Main Responsibilities 

  • Demonstrates a strong familiarity with business processes in their area of business focus 

  • Effectively manage customer relationships with business users and team members 

  • Lead project discussions, work with business and IT to write stories and acceptance criteria 

  • Applies advanced analytical skills to decompose work into manageable value-based units 

  • Responds to requests, identifies conflicts, makes recommendations, and fulfills them.  

  • Define and execute Quality Assurance (QA) / User Acceptance Testing (UAT) scenarios for regression testing and setup test environments for UAT scenarios. 

  • Uses knowledge of business processes to identify interdependencies and fix functional gaps 

  • Coordinate QA/UAT review for technical areas (ex. Customer data separation), analyzes and review QA/UAT evidence 

  • Support business with change management audits; coordinate and assist in the phase 2 rollout (parallel and launch) of the Pipeline Nomination System 

  • Setup test environments for NAESB consultant & translate NAESB review feedback into stories and tasks 

  • Verify stories are attached to a release with supporting test evidence and business approval 

  • Knowledgeable to manage lease agreements, lease acquisitions, GIS systems, produce division orders and create reports & maps. 

  • Provisioning asset leases and loading them into the Quorum system; leverage built-in workflows to establish ownership, title & broker management, and agreement tracking.  

  • Manage document management systems like DocView and ThoughtTrace; well-versed in Right-of-Way (ROW), agreements, easements, data layers and reporting abilities.  

Job Overview

This job analyzes business processes and practices and identifies technology opportunities. Employees in this job design and implement information technology solutions to meet customer needs and business goals and strategies.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates a strong familiarity with business processes that are in their area of business focus
  • Establishes and manages effective customer relationships with users of business, financial and operations systems, as well as technical team members
  • Applies advanced analytical skills within functional area to decompose work into manageable value-based units
  • Responds to requests, identifies conflicts, and makes recommendations where needed
  • Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems
  • Uses knowledge of business processes to identify interdependencies and functional gaps
  • Builds strong working understanding of the technical solution being delivered and analyzes and determines failure points in the solution
  • Contributes to the application testing process (directly or to support end users)
  • Creates and updates documentation, as appropriate, for selected project framework
  • Maintains a familiarity with market trends in technology
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Information Technology
Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt 
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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, 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.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


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