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Senior IT Database Administrator

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Date: Nov 21, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  66337 


NextEra Energy Marketing is one of the nation’s leading electricity and natural gas marketers. We are responsible for electricity and fuel management for all of NextEra Energy Resources’ generation fleet, which includes the largest renewable energy portfolio in North America. We also provide marketing and trading services to electric and gas utilities, municipalities, cooperatives and other load-serving entities, as well as to owners of electric generation facilities. Are you interested in customizing power and gas solutions to meet each client’s needs? Join our world-class team today!


Position Specific Description

Database Administrator (DBA) will be embedded in the Full Requirements trading desk to deliver projects that improve processes and gain efficiencies.  Projects include:

i) Historical load database for all regions and customer types that is integrated into existing IT infrastructure

ii) Reports and tools to enhance and simplify information flow

iii) Templates that can be used by team members with varying experience and technical abilities


Job Overview:

Employees in this role are responsible for all activities associated with the design, development and implementation of data warehouse constructs.


Job Duties & Responsibilities:

• Duties include identifying a company’s internal and external data sources, collaborating with department heads to determine their data storage and organizational needs and using the information to create and maintain data infrastructure for company employees

• Designs, implements, maintains, and monitors data warehouse structures

• Develops, documents, and implements guidelines, standards and procedures, maintenance of database dictionaries, and integration of systems through database design

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

• Work with various technologies but with a focus on Oracle and PostgreSQL

• Work with internal DBAs and application vendors for development and issue resolution and provide technical leadership to team and customers


Required qualifications:

  • Extensive experience designing, developing and maintaining data structures
  • Experience working directly with customers, resolving database, systems and infrastructure-related issues and also providing systems architecture leadership
  • Extensive SQL query writing and troubleshooting experience
  • Experience with database management software
  • Data management skills
  • Coding skills in at least one scripting language a must (TCL, Perl, Python, PowerShell, VBA, etc.)
  • Experience in shell and python scripting with focus on DevOps tools, CI/CD
  • Significant exposure in various OS administration tasks
  • Analytical Problem Solving
  • Effective Written Communications
  • Effective Verbal Communications
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Multitasking ability
  • Ability to work independently and as well as in a team


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience engineering, administering and managing multiple relational database technologies (e.g. Oracle, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 5+ years


Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with ZEMA data discovery and analysis system
  • Deep knowledge in installing, configuring and maintaining enterprise Database Technology environments such as Oracle and PostgreSQL in an on premise and AWS Cloud infrastructure
  • SQL Tuning and Database Performance Evaluation and Configuration
  • Working knowledge of relational database internals (locking, consistency, serialization, disaster recovery)
  • Systems engineering experience, including AIX / Linux performance, memory management, I/O & Performance tuning, security, clusters and troubleshooting

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for all activities associated with the administration of either mainframe or distributed computerized databases.

Job Duties & Responsibilities


• Designs, implements, maintains, and monitors databases
• Develops, documents, and implements guidelines, standards and   procedures, maintenance of database dictionaries, and integration of systems through database design
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical Problem Solving
  • Effective Written Communications
  • Effective Verbal Communications
  • Bachelor's - Sciences
  • DBA/Administration
  • Database Applications
  • Database Connectivity
  • Database BackEnd
  • Performance Consulting


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Projectbound FT
Job Category:  Information Technology
Organization:  NextEra Energy Marketing, LLC 
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.


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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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami