Sr Engineer - Data Systems Specialist

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Date: May 2, 2024

Location(s): Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33410

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  79140 

Florida Power & Light Company is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry?  Join our world-class team today! 


Position Specific Description

As a Data Systems Specialist within the Power Generation Division (PGD) department, on the Renewable Operations Intergration (ROI) team, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing our data systems onboarding and user interfaces, crucial for our operational success and customer satisfaction. Your work will directly impact our mission to deliver reliable and efficient energy solutions through innovative technology and processes.

In this dynamic role, you will collaborate with our Lead Project Manager, Engineering and Construction, IT specialists and many other critical business units to streamline the onboarding processes for Business Intelligence (BI) systems, ensuring efficient integration and performance. Your expertise will be vital in managing and improving Maximo hierarchies, validating Ignition and support of Grafana screens for SCADA/Enterprise wide information systems integration, and enhancing the quality and reliability of our data systems. This position offers the unique opportunity to contribute to significant projects like Solar Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), Distributed Generation (DG), and more, providing technical solutions that align with our strategic objectives.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting in the development and management of Maximo hierarchies and assets for various sites, ensuring seamless system integration.
  • Validating performance and support main stakeholders/SMEs in seamless integration of Ignition and Grafana screens, contributing to system efficiency and reliability.
  • Supporting the Distributed Generation data systems onboarding process, addressing daily operational challenges, and managing contract resources for smooth workflow management.
  • Collaborating on cost management and technology deployment tasks to ensure resource efficiency and speeding up SCADA integration.
  • Contributing to process improvements, operational excellence, and the development of training documents for business continuity.
  • Engaging in cross-functional coordination to resolve issues and drive continuous improvement in system performance and reliability.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree preferred.
  • 4+ years in IT project management or system integration.
  • Experience with SCADA systems, EWIS, Maximo, Ignition, and Grafana or similar data systems.
  • Proven ability to manage complex technical projects and streamline processes for efficiency.
  • Strong collaboration skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with a focus on quality and attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and capability to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of working collaboratively across departments.
  • Experience in energy sector IT projects is highly desirable.

This role is designed for a proactive and technically skilled engineer who is eager to take on challenges and contribute to our ambitious IT integration and operational excellence goals. The position offers an exciting opportunity to make significant contributions to NextEra Energy's mission of providing clean and reliable energy solutions.


This is an in office position with some travel required (up to 5%)


Job Overview

Employees in this role have responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of areas for investigation, and development of novel concepts.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Plans and develops engineering projects concerned with unique or controversial complexities which have important impact on major company programs
•   Acts as technical liaison to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual's field
•   Completes assignments given in broad terms concerning general objectives and limitations
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
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.


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.


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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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