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Dev Ops Engineer

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Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location(s): St. Paul, MN, US, 55107

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  64264 


NextEra Analytics is the optimization and analytics team for the world’s largest renewable energy generator. We thrive on solving the toughest problems facing the energy industry and creating innovative forecasting and optimization solutions that lead the way into the next era of energy.


Position Specific Description

In this position, the individual will collaborate with development teams to improve time to value by automating and streamlining application delivery, compliance, and monitoring processes. The individual will accomplish this by building repeatable CI/CD processes including but not limited to source control, infrastructure generation, and management. Additionally, the individual will continue assessing tools, services, and costs in both development and production environments for updates, feature improvements, and savings.


Do you have the following experience?

• Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration and Network Administration

• Experience with AWS resources, services, security, observability, networking, and cost analysis required, other cloud providers a plus

• Understanding of end-to-end software delivery using CI/CD tools (Terraform, SonarQube, GitLab Pipelines, Nexus, ECR, or equivalent)

• Experience with process automation and CaC/IaC management using either scripting/Terraform/Ansible/Packer or equivalent tools

• A working understanding of code and scripting (Python, Bash and/or others)

• Understanding persistent SQL, NoSQL databases, EBS Volumes, and S3

• Ability to use a wide variety of open-source technologies to include Docker, Kubernetes, Vault, and Grafana

• Working knowledge of security best practices including authentication, MFA, CIS, and NIST

• Knowledge of engineering best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available environmen

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for automating the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes. Individuals drive continued improvement of software delivery process.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports the continuous integration services maintenance and configuration and keeps the build environment for the software developers working well
  • Maintains and creates automatic deployment of software builds to test and production environments and enables the operations team to easily and consistently deploy software developed by the  new products teams
  • Monitors system development and maintenance and ensures that staff at all technical levels are informed of the health of our systems
  • Continually evaluates Operation teams processes and automates repetitive and temporary solutions
  • Improves the product environment and practices used by the software developers
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Information Technology
Organization:  NextEra Analytics Inc 
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.


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