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Senior Java Developer - Innovation

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Date: Oct 29, 2018

Primary Location: Jupiter, FL, US, 33478

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  24996 


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Position Specific Description

Smile you've found us! At NextEra Energy Inc., Florida Power and Light our people are our greatest asset and our Power Delivery team is seeking a Java Developer to help take us to the Next Era.  In this role you will work in an agile team and collaborate on an on-going basis with other team members.


Who we’re looking for:

  • You have a burning passion for innovations and new technologies
  • You are a great web developer, built optimal, cost effective and high performing solutions
  • You have programmed in Java and/or C#
  • You have experience from frameworks like React, AngularJS, Node.js,  JQuery or similar
  • You have dabbled in mobile application development
  • You have experience working with full-stack development
  • You have experience working with Micro Services and API
  • You have worked on back-end integration with databases such as Oracle, SQL Server or No SQL database like Mongo DB
  • You have experience in some of the areas; Mobility, Mapping, Cloud, AR, Web and IoT
  • You have a basic knowledge and a great interest for secure development
  • You are ready to take yourself to the next level
  • You are comfortable with great responsibility and high expectations
  • You have worked in Agile teams in the past and collaborated with other team members.
  • You have managed and guided junior developers
  • You have battled DevOps dragon in the past.


Technical Skills:

  • Java
  • Spring Framework, Spring Boot
  • JavaScript/CSS/Html5
  • AngularJS/JQuery/React
  • SQL (Basic as well as advanced)
  • JSON
  • Leaflet/GIS Frameworks
  • Restful Web Service and micro services development


Familiar with and experienced in the following will be a plus:

  • Tomcat
  • Dev Ops Experience
  • AWS/Cloud experience
  • Mobile Applications development
  • Relational DB (Oracle/SQL Server) and NOSQL DB (MongoDB/Postgres) experience

Job Overview

This position develops and integrates new or existing applications into the technical infrastructure and existing business processes. Employees in this role provide technical or functional guidance to project or work teams, as needed within a specific discipline.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyzes, designs, develops, tests, debugs, implements, maintains and/or enhances existing or new systems, that are reliable and efficient
  • Develops customized programming solutions, and maintains existing system functionality
  • Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems, and prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written
  • Applies appropriate development methodologies, system development lifecycles, tools and technology
  • Collaborates on an on-going basis with the Business Systems Analyst
  • Participates in the ticket management and resolution processes, including receiving, resolution monitoring and customer satisfaction
  • Leads projects when needed
  • Provides direction, training and guidance for less experienced staff
  • Builds strong working understanding of the solution being delivered
  • Ensures user satisfaction by providing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and timely resolution of more complex problems
  • Follows and participates in the defined Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Sarbanes Oxley (Sox) compliance, and General Computing Controls
  • Defines metrics and monitors Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for systems being developed
  • Meets daily, weekly and monthly reporting requirements   
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience:5+ 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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