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Software Development Engineer II (Remote)

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Date: Nov 13, 2022

Location(s): San Francisco, CA, US, 94108 Austin, TX, US, 78701 Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.


Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is seeking a well-qualified candidate who is passionate about driving the clean energy revolution by providing solar companies with innovative software.  As Software Development Engineer II, you will be asked to: 

  • Develop remote solar system design tools for residential and commercial rooftop solar projects 
  • Build sales workflow management and energy financing tools for residential energy professionals 
  • Build energy modeling technology to improve accuracy and efficiency of energy use estimations and financing calculations 
  • Work on application scalability infrastructure, including microservice architecture 


Job Overview 

This position will be responsible for building software tools to enable the design, sale, financing, and installation of solar, energy storage, and energy efficiency projects.  This role will require strong fundamentals in computer science and experience developing commercial software products.  The ideal candidate will have experience in web development and a fluency with modern client and server side web frameworks, API design, and relational databases. 


Job Duties 

  • Collaborate with other NextEra Energy teams and customers to develop and deliver industry-leading technology solutions to complex challenges 
  • Write web application software using Python, Django, Django Rest Framework, JSONSchema, and AngularJS                                                                              
  • Develop novel algorithms and software infrastructure to improve accuracy, efficiency, and drive growth in the clean energy industry 
  • Write technical specifications given product requirements and estimate scope of work for technical implementation 
  • Write unit and integration tests for new and existing features 
  • Peer review code and adhere to company coding standards and best practices 
  • Perform other job related duties 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering 
  • Proficient in AngularJS or similar front-end framework 
  • Experience with Django and Django Rest Framework 
  • Previous experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry; previous experience with B2B software 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment 
  • A high level of energy, motivation, initiative, commitment, and professionalism 
  • Proficient in Python, JavaScript 

Job Overview

This position writes and tests software to aid in development and support of products.  Individuals in this role work with Technical Leads on software system architecture and module design.  This position participates in required product development process ceremonies.  Employees in this role are responsible for writing and refining technical requirements and technical design documentation.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Codes in multiple languages in support of software products and the development of software products
  • Conducts system testing and codes unit tests and support features
  • Documents technical requirements and other technical documentation
  • Works with product team to refine product requirements
  • Collaborates on high level software design projects
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Science, Research, and Technology
Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt 
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, 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.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland