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Principal Data Scientist

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  27258 

 

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

The applied data analytics engineer provides expertise on analysis of wind turbine generation equipment and their operations for the reliability engineering team as well as broader engineering support teams, and inspires the adoption of advanced analytics and data science to support reliability improvements. The focus of this position is on the operational, maintenance and financial data available to optimize reliability and efficiency of our wind portfolio.

 

Under limited guidance, successful candidate will dig in and become an expert on our large data sets, conduct data mining studies, verifying current solution effectiveness and discover additional opportunities by developing new algorithms/tools that help us optimize the maintenance and operation of our wind fleet.

 

 The successful candidate will have advanced technical and analytical skills (demonstrated by Industry recognition, advanced college degrees and/or industry publications).  The candidate will need to know one or more programming/computer languages to enable the efficient analysis of data (Python, C++, C#, Matlab, SQL, etc).  This position requires a high level of leadership and curiosity to identify creative data-supported solutions to complex problems.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree with focus on data mining, machine learning, or advanced statistics

Job Overview

Employees in this role make decisions and recommendations having significant impact on extensive engineering and related activities for the company. This position negotiates critical and controversial issues with top level engineers and officers of other organizations and companies.

Job Duties & Responsibilities


•   Demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive engineering programs and activities
•   Manages one or more programs of complex diversity and scope which are of critical importance to overall company objectives
•   Acts as a subject matter expert
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications


•  None

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

 

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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to AskHR@NEE.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748 (Option 1, Press 6) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. 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

Job Segment: Wind Energy, Energy

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