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IT Technology Manager

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Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location(s): Jupiter, FL, US, 33478

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  57975 


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Position Specific Description

At NextEra Energy, we are investing heavily in Data Transformation, Smart Grid, and Artificial Intelligence Transformation efforts, and we are looking for a strong technology leader to drive Strategy and Execution in this space. In this role, the candidate will be responsible for the overall roadmap for AI, Data Analytics and Integration for Power Delivery, who has been voted the #1 Most Reliable Utility in the nation and winner of Innovation in Technology awards in the Reliability One competition several years running. 


This position guides teams in the execution of agile initiatives and partners with business executives and enterprise technology teams to drive solution delivery. The ideal candidate shall have seasoned program management skills and enjoying leading teams focused on Innovation, Big Data strategies and Cloud Technologies. Delivery management working with System Integrators (SI) is key and an ability to work with global SI’s is a must. Technology thought leadership is a key to success in the role.


Preferred Specific Qualifications

  • Experience in IT strategy around big data, integration/API and Smart Grid IoT platform.
  • Lead several project teams, technical leaders and architects to implement projects with SAFe Agile methodology.
  • A servant leader that attracts, retains and grows talent in the organization 
  • Work closely with business leadership and operations to plan IT strategy, projects and investment that aligns with business objectives.
  • Responsible for all data analytics system operation and monitoring in place. 
  • Knowledge of Technology Platforms including AWS, Hadoop, MongoDB, Power BI, Salesforce, SAP, Mulesoft
  • Excellent in communication, business partnership and leadership skills
  • Experience with big data or AI initiatives is a plus
  • AWS experience or big data certification a plus
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets is a plus.
  • Experience with utility power business is a plus
  • Six Sigma green belt certification is a plus

Job Overview

This position establishes strategy, develops business plans, and oversees and manages the design, development and implementation of technology solutions to meet business needs. Leaders in this role provide leadership and oversight to manage performance and results in one or more Information Technology (IT) disciplines. Individuals will be accountable for the reliability, performance, security, and continuity of IT systems and supported business processes.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership, influence, vision, and direction to the organization to contribute to achieving the company's goals
  •  Works with IT leaders to develop overall IT strategy in alignment with business strategy
  • Oversees value stream by focusing on cost and risks of technology portfolio to meet business needs
  • Supports and fosters innovative technologies to deliver new ideas that enable business transformation
  • Ensures high levels of ongoing system and application performance in production environments
  • Oversees development of processes and tools to automate code releases from development to operations (DevOps)
  • Attracts, develops and retains a high-performing and diverse team
  • Establishes and drives technology roadmaps that align with current and future business needs
  • Manages third party technical and outsourcing relationships to deliver project and operational support objectives
  • Ensures technology processes are conducted in line with applicable standards and company policies
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 8+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ 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.


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