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Agile Leader

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Date: Oct 13, 2021

Primary Location: Jupiter, FL, US, 33478

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  55768 

 

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Position Specific Description

The FPL Solutions team is seeking an experienced Agile Leader to be part of the Smart Grid Solutions team overseeing technology initiatives in support of multiple platforms and teams across the Company. Smart Grid solutions builds, configures, and implements next generation applications, system integrations, and analytic solutions for millions of smart meters, smart lights, and smart equipment deployed throughout the FPL and Gulf Power territories. 

 

This position leads a group of employees and/or vendor teams in the execution of agile initiatives to ensure successful and on-time delivery of key Smart Grid initiatives. The Leader promotes and encourages collaboration, transparency, and builds trusting relationships between business, vendors, and other entities across the organization. The successful candidate will be extremely organized, adept at all forms of communication, and a creative problem solver who leads using influence and excellent interpersonal skills.

 

Highly Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Experience within a scaled Agile Environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong bias for action and follow through
  • Experience with large scale multi-vendor solution development and deployment
  • Analytical critical thinking skills
  • Ability to gather business requirements and translate to technical systems design
  • Manages risks and dependencies. Communicates, and escalates impediments to facilitate transparency, and reduces bottlenecks
  • Manages relationships with external IT software suppliers in support of the Smart Grid solution area
  • Coordinates amongst other internal IT teams including Customer service and Power Delivery application teams, Architecture, Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, Application Hosting, among others

Job Overview

This position guides teams in the execution of agile initiatives to deliver customer value. Employees in this role train and coach in the use of Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP, and scale agile framework practices.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Trains and coaches leaders, teams, Product Owners, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindset
  • Contributes in Communities of Practice (CoP), within the agile network
  • Promotes and encourages collaboration and transparency and builds trusting relationships between business, delivery, and other entities within the organization
  • Facilitates periodic synchronization meetings across several different onsite and distributed delivery teams
  • Prepares program and release backlogs, as well as team and program objectives
  • Tracks, promotes, and publishes completed program features and program and team objectives
  • Manages risk and dependencies, communicates and escalates impediments to facilitate transparency, and reduces bottlenecks
  • Embraces a continuous improvement mindset, and drives the use of agile engineering best practices and innovation
  • Reports on standardized program-level metrics, and understands, tracks, and operates within the program budget
  • Plays an instrumental role in the organization’s Agile transformation, acts as a change agent, and shows strong leadership skills with a positive and collaborative attitude
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ years

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Information Technology
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Jupiter, 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.

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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.

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