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Big Data Solutions Architect

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Date: Dec 7, 2018

Primary Location: Jupiter, FL, US, 33478

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  29618 


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Position Specific Description

Smile you've found us! At NextEra Energy, our people are our greatest asset and our Power Delivery team is seeking a Big Data Solutions Architect to help take us to the Next Era. In this role you will develop and maintain high-level designs for logical and technical architecture in the Power Delivery business space.  You will provide leadership, strategic decision-making, and guidance within technical disciplines, responding to disruptive big data technologies and solving unique and complex problems. You will also facilitate and orchestrate the delivery of targeted business outcomes through technical decisions as well as serve as top-level experts and visionaries in the development of roadmaps, strategy, and design related to the Power Delivery domain.


Preferred Specific Qualifications for Data Solution 

We prefer a candidate with 5+ years of experience as a Big Data Solution Architect/Big Data Engineer, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field. They should also have experience using the following software/tools:

·       Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.

·       Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases.

·       Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift, Glue

·       Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.

·       Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, Scala, etc.

.       AWS hands on experience and AWS cloud architect or big data certification a plus


  1. Experience designing, building, and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets. (HiveMQ, Kafka, Cassandra, S3, Redshift)

       2. Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify solutions for improvement.

       3. Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.

       4. Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management. (Preferably in Python of Spark). Working                             knowledge of algorithms for predictive analytics and machine learning.




Work locations available in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties for the right candidate.  If this sounds like an exciting opportunity and you want to take your career to the Next level, please apply today!

Job Overview

This position develops and maintains high-level design plans for overall logical and technical IT architecture. Employees in this role provide leadership and consulting across the organization, from strategic decision-making through the project planning level. Employees in this role are top-level experts and visionaries, responsible for the development of strategy and design of an assigned technology or for the network or infrastructure components to support that strategy.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Gains organizational commitment for all high-level architecture plans
•   Initiates and participates in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing these plans
•   Produces documented frameworks, architectures and plans how to manage the implementation and integration of a technical environment
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

•  None


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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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

Job Segment: Power Systems, Energy

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