Lead Software Engineer

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Date: May 3, 2024

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  79451 


NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.


Position Specific Description

EverBright is a clean energy company on a mission to accelerate the decarbonization of residences and businesses across the United States. We are a leading provider of financing for residential solar, storage, and energy efficiency products, fueling our rapid growth through innovative software solutions. We understand that the energy systems of tomorrow will be clean, distributed, and powered by advanced technology.


About this Role
As a Lead Software Engineer, you will play a critical role in developing tools that operationalize the EverBright financing program.
You will be responsible for applying your software expertise to enhance our industry-leading financial modeling, sales, and operations platform, facilitating seamless solar, storage, and energy efficiency installations for homeowners.


In addition to technical expertise, you should have strong leadership and communication skills to effectively lead and mentor junior engineers on the team.
You should be comfortable working in an agile development environment and have experience with agile methodologies.


What You'll Do

  • Design, develop, and implement innovative software solutions that improve our financial modeling, sales, and operations platform for solar, storage, and energy efficiency projects
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, sales, and operations, to gather requirements, troubleshoot issues, and ensure seamless integration of features and improvements
  • Continuously optimize the platform's performance, scalability, and reliability, while adhering to best practices and industry standards for software development
  • Stay current with the latest technological advancements and trends in solar financing, energy, and software development to ensure the platform remains at the forefront of the industry
  • Mentor junior team members, sharing knowledge and expertise, while fostering a positive and collaborative work environment focused on innovation and growth


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field
  • 6+ years of experience in software development
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, and implementing complex software solutions, preferably in financial modeling, sales, or operations platforms
  • Proficiency in programming languages, such as Python, JavaScript, C++, or Java, and experience with front-end and back-end web development technologies
  • Familiarity with software architecture patterns, such as microservices, MVC, and RESTful APIs, along with experience in cloud platforms and services, such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to design efficient algorithms and optimize system performance, scalability, and reliability
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with a track record of working effectively in cross-functional teams and sharing knowledge with peers
  • Prior exposure to solar financing, energy efficiency, or renewable energy industries is a plus, as well as experience in Agile methodologies and project management tools

Job Overview

Leaders in this role are responsible for overseeing a group of software development engineers involved in design, implementation, and delivery of software development projects. The position will interact with all business units in WindLogics and will work in all phases of the software development life cycle including requirements gathering and refinement, system design, implementation and testing. This job is responsible for key strategic technology, platform and development process decisions, as well as allocation of resources.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Captures customer requirements
  • Develops and reviews application architecture
  • Ensures proper control and QA of delivered products
  • Provides software development support for existing products
  • Directs, plans and schedules the work amongst the engineers on the team
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Science, Research, and Technology
Organization:  NextEra Energy Project Management, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  No


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.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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