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NextEra Energy Principal GIS Programmer Analyst in Houston, Texas

Principal GIS Programmer Analyst

Date: Oct 1, 2021

Primary Location: Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 56864

is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

Our Enterprise GIS team is seeking a Principal IT Programmer Analyst – GIS with strong functional knowledge and background in Esri Geospatial Platform. They will work to support the strategy and develop standards for an Enterprise GIS Platform to enable end-to-end geospatial workflows and content distribution across multiple business units.

Essential Skills

  • 10+ years’ experience as an IT Programmer Analyst with GIS

  • Business, Application and Data experience

  • Experience defining roadmaps and standards

  • Design solutions that include business innovation and transformation, improved process workflows

  • Decompose a business request into meaningful capabilities and processes

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Successfully demonstrated leadership and influential skills in a complex organization

  • Adept at creative solution development, drive to innovate and automate

  • Used to agile, fast-paced, dynamic project environments

  • Hands-on with application development, system configuration, and support.

Desired Technical / GIS Skills & Experience:

  • 10+ years experience with Esri Suite of applications in a hybrid environment

  • Strong understanding of GIS best practices and functionality

  • Familiarity with designing/developing/supporting Enterprise GIS Application standardization

Job Overview

This position assesses, designs, develops, integrates and troubleshoots technology to support business processes. Employees provide technical or functional guidance to project or work teams, as needed within specific or multiple disciplines. This position is accountable for ensuring the reliability, performance, security, and continuity of IT systems, as well as ensuring that excellent technical support services are provided.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Analyzes, designs, develops, tests, debugs, implements, maintains, integrates, customizes, and enhances existing or new systems

• Applies appropriate Agile or development methodologies, system development lifecycles, tools, and technology to manage development activities

• Automates the handoff of code releases from development to operations (DevOps)

• Participates in the change management and service ticket management processes including receiving, resolution monitoring, and ensuring customer satisfaction

• Leads projects when needed and builds strong working understanding of the solution being delivered

• Ensures user satisfaction by providing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and timely resolution of more complex problems

• Designs, develops, and tests experimental application work to test new ideas with bounded cost and time frames

• Ensures that applications processes are conducted in line with corporate social responsibility, security, compliance, environmental, and technical policies and applicable standards and legislation

• Acts as liaison with regulatory agencies, vendors, and contractors on matters relating to computer systems as required

• Defines metrics and monitors Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for systems being developed

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED

• Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

• Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's - Information Systems

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Projectbound FT

Job Category: Information Technology

Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

Location: Houston, Texas

Other Work Locations: Texas

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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