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Principal DevOps Engineer

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Date: Oct 19, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  56648 

 

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

DevOps Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Building and maintaining tools, solutions and microservices associated with deployment and our operations platform, ensuring that all meet our customer service standards and reduce errors.
  • 4 Years + Hands on DevOps experience
  • Test our system integrity, implemented designs, application developments and other processes related to infrastructure, making improvements as needed.
  • Update our processes and design new processes as needed.
  • Automate our operational processes as needed, with accuracy and in compliance with our security requirements.
  • Specifying, documenting and developing new product features, and writing automating scripts.
  • Establish DevOps Engineer team best practices.
  • Manage code deployments, fixes, updates and related processes.
  • Work with open-source technologies as needed.
  • Work with CI and CD tools, and source control such as GIT.
  • Stay current with industry trends and source new ways for our business to improve.
  • Deploy and maintain critical applications on cloud-native microservices architecture
  • Implement automation, effective monitoring, and infrastructure-as-code
  • Deploy and maintain CI/CD pipelines across multiple environments
  • Support and work alongside a cross-functional engineering team on the latest technologies
  • Iterate on best practices to increase the quality & velocity of deployments
  • Sustain and improve the process of knowledge sharing throughout the engineering team
  • Have on call responsibilities in rotation with the engineering team

 

DevOps Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering or a relevant field.
  • Knowledge of a Static Code Analysis Tool a plus
  • Strong experience with Linux-based infrastructures, Linux/Unix administration, and AWS.
  • Strong experience with databases such as SQL, PostGreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, DynamoDB, RDS
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Java, JavaScript, Perl, Ruby, Python, PHP, TypeScript, Bash.
  • Experience with open-source technologies and cloud services: EC2, ECS, S3 Etc...
  • Use Scripting tools to automate software process migrations.
  • Experience with application/data migration to AWS
  • Experience in creating automated build and deployment process
  • Deploy, manage, and operate scalable, High Available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to explain protocol and processes with team and management.
  • More than two years of experience in a DevOps Engineer role (or similar role); experience in software development and infrastructure development.
  • Stellar troubleshooting skills with the ability to spot issues before they become problems.
  • Current with industry trends, IT ops and industry best practices, and able to identify the ones we should implement.
  • Experience maintaining and deploying highly-available, fault-tolerant systems at scale
  • A drive towards automating repetitive tasks (e.g. scripting via Bash, Python, Ruby, etc)
  • Practical experience with Docker containerization and clustering (Kubernetes/ECS)
  • Expertise with AWS (e.g. IAM, EC2, VPC, ELB, ALB, Autoscaling, Lambda)
  • Version control system experience (e.g. Git)
  • Experience implementing CI/CD (e.g. Jenkins, Bamboo)
  • Operational (e.g. HA/Backups) NoSQL experience (e.g. Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis)
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef)
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code (e.g. Terraform, Cloudformation)
  • Effective communication skills

Job Overview

This position assesses, designs, develops, integrates and troubleshoots technology to support business processes. Employees provide technical or functional guidance to project or work teams, as needed within specific or multiple disciplines. This position is accountable for ensuring the reliability, performance, security, and continuity of IT systems, as well as ensuring that excellent technical support services are provided.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•  Analyzes, designs, develops, tests, debugs, implements, maintains, integrates, customizes, and enhances existing or new systems

•  Applies appropriate Agile or development methodologies, system development lifecycles, tools, and technology to manage development activities

•  Automates the handoff of code releases from development to operations (DevOps)

•  Participates in the change management and  service ticket management processes including receiving, resolution monitoring, and ensuring customer satisfaction

•  Leads projects when needed and builds strong working understanding of the solution being delivered

•  Ensures user satisfaction by providing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and timely resolution of more complex problems

•  Designs, develops, and  tests experimental application work to test new ideas with bounded cost and time frames

•  Ensures that applications processes are conducted in line with corporate social responsibility, security, compliance, environmental, and technical policies and applicable standards and legislation

•  Acts as liaison with regulatory agencies, vendors, and contractors on matters relating to computer systems as required

•  Defines metrics and monitors Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for systems being developed

•  Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED

•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

•  Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Information Systems

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Information Technology
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, 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 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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