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Agile Leader

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Date: May 12, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  62308 


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Position Specific Description

Job Overview

As an Agile Leader with a technical discipline, you will work closely with Enterprise Architecture team members to promote IT initiatives and improvement of processes to deliver customer value. The Agile Leader should possess great communication and interpersonal skills, teaching abilities, and a capacity to inspire and motivate.


Agile Leader - Drive improvements in our digital transformation journey while demonstrating quantifiable progress toward achieving higher performing teams and improved business outcomes. This position promotes and facilitates, in a cohesive manner, the adoption of Application Portfolio Management services and Software delivery platform within the IT organization. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with people across widely varying levels and roles including Product Owners, Dev-ops teams, development teams.  In this role, Agile Leaders are passionate about communication and group dynamics and are not afraid to raise issues and drive change to remove impediments to foster adoption of our initiatives.  You will be successful with an insatiable appetite for learning new things and improving existing ones.


Highly Desired Focus Areas and Qualifications

  • Presentation, Communication and Reporting Tools
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Agile best practices and lean thinking
  • Portfolio Delivery - roadmap
  • Business Acumen: Value and Product Owner engagement
  • Vendor and Resource coordination
  • Change Management (ADKAR)


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: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisor/Management/Leadership Experience: 2+ years


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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