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Principal Software Development Eng WL

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Date: Jun 13, 2021

Primary Location: St. Paul, MN, US, 55107

Company: NextEra Energy

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

We are seeking an experienced software engineer to join our New Product Engineering team. The position will interact with all business units in NextEra Analytics and will work in all phases of the software development life cycle including requirements gathering and refinement, system design, implementation, and testing. Qualified candidates will spend the majority of their time developing software that helps NextEra Analytics provide innovative forecasting and optimization solutions for the energy industry.  The candidate will act as a technical lead of a software component or module.

 

A desire to work with some of the latest Big Data technologies is preferred but not required. You should apply if you think of yourself as someone who is not afraid to explore new technologies in the event the product or feature calls for it. A personality that embraces change and is a continuous learner. In our team engineers have the freedom to create the best solutions possible with the latest technologies available. Be ready to work in a fast-paced environment solving some of the most challenging problems within the energy industry alongside a team of data scientists and a dedicated science team.

 

Lastly, you will not be expected to be on call but on the rare occasion in which there is a need for production support on a product you have worked on and for which the production team is unable to resolve the issues you may be reached out to.

Job Overview

This position provides technical software project leadership including, but not limited to defining system architecture, guiding design of the system's software and writing code as part of the implementation team and mentors less experienced team members.  Employees in this role work with the product team to plan work and typically serve as Technical Lead of projects.  Individuals in this position provide technical advice to higher levels in the organization.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Codes in multiple languages in support of software products and the development of software products
  • Leads software system architecture projects
  • Mentors others in efficient software design
  • Leads project-level sized teams including assigning work, answering technical project questions, helping other software engineers overcome challenges and mentoring less experienced software engineers
  • Communicates with varying levels within and outside the organization including clearly reporting status in meetings and in other forums, describing systems to audiences of all technical abilities, communicating task assignments to team members, refining requirements and helping to facilitate project planning with the product team, assisting with software project demos and reporting results
  • Provides input on software and technology decisions across an entire project and potentially participates in higher level meetings concerning software and IT architecture
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience: 10+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Science, Research, and Technology
Organization:  NextEra Analytics Inc 
Location:  St. Paul, Minnesota 
Other Work Locations:  Minnesota 
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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, 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.

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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