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Principal IT Architect- Enterprise AWS Architect (Hybrid Model)

Date: Sep 17, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  65178 

Florida Power & Light Company is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry?  Join our world-class team today! 

 

Position Specific Description

The Enterprise Data Platform (EDP) at NextEra Energy is seeking a Principal IT (Data) Architect with data architecture and solutioning experience in the areas of data security, data platforms, automation, and data analytics. The Data Architect should have deep expertise in these architectural areas and a broad understanding of industry trends and direction. This role will be a crucial role in establishing consistent standards, patterns, and practices across disciplines to support EDP’s value stream. The Data Architect will also focus on access controls, automation, audit support, and resiliency of the platform.

 

Requires a balance of technical expertise, operational capabilities, leadership and strategic direction Focus on cloud based data systems, with AWS environment experience preferable Support the innovation, automation, and process improvements for data platform infrastructure products Outstanding communication skills Self-starter, entrepreneurial, a bias for action, with a thirst to learn and contribute Experience with data warehouse solutions such as AWS RedShift, Azure SQL DW, Snowflake, Teradata, or other.

Proficiency with one or more general-purpose programming languages such as Java, C/C++, C#, Python, JavaScript, Ruby, and Go Experience in managing large scale data infrastructure and solutions Experience engaging with influencing senior leaders using both verbal and written communication tools

Job Overview

This position develops and maintains high-level designs for overall logical and technical IT architecture. Employees in this role provide leadership, strategic decision-making, and guidance within technical disciplines, responding to disruptive technologies and solving unique and complex problems. Individuals facilitate and orchestrate the delivery of targeted business outcomes through technical decisions. Leaders in this job serve as top-level experts and visionaries in the development of roadmaps, strategy, and design for assigned technology areas.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with business partners to analyze strategy and trends to define the requirements, principles, and models that guide technology decisions
  • Communicates and enforces technology standards with business partners
  • Understands industry trends and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies
  • Drives digital innovation and develops roadmaps through new technologies and approaches to fulfill strategic business plans
  • Defines high-level migration plans to address gaps in current state
  • Coaches, mentors, and leads technical subject matters experts to enable and drive consistency across technology architectures
  • Designs and owns governance, assurance, and standards activities for enterprise technology architecture compliance
  • Oversees and facilitates the evaluation, risk assessment, selection, and design of hardware and software technology and product standards
  • Delivers technology architecture artifacts, possibly including reference architectures or concepts of operation
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

 

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 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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