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NextEra Energy Agile Leader (Power Delivery) in Juno Beach, Florida

Agile Leader (Power Delivery)

Date: Oct 18, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 54805

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Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy’s IT Team supporting the Power Delivery Business is seeking an experienced Agile IT leader with experience building and overseeing a strategic portfolio of technology initiatives spanning multiple platforms and teams. This position is business-facing and requires collaboration with numerous other IT groups. In addition to creating business value, this person will need to support strategic corporate initiatives and succeed in a highly matrixed environment.

This position guides a group of employees and/or vendor teams in the execution of agile initiatives to deliver customer value with a focus on our Field tools transformation program. The Agile Leader will oversee a large budget and scope and will directly manage a variety of teams to ensure successful and on-time delivery within the stated objectives. The Leader promotes and encourages collaboration, transparency, and builds trusting relationships between business, delivery, and other entities within the organization. The successful candidate will be extremely organized, adept at all forms of communication, and a creative problem solver who leads using influence and excellent interpersonal skills.

The ability to lead and manage with a degree of ambiguity while supporting both IT and Business Unit goals is necessary.

Highly Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strong experience within a scaled Agile Environment

  • Agile Certification desired

  • Six Sigma certification desired

  • High proficiency with portfolio management concepts, tools, and processes

  • Communicate effectively on strategies, status, and outcomes

  • Manages risks and dependencies. Communicates, and escalates impediments to facilitate transparency, and reduces bottlenecks

  • Experience in leading major commercial off the shelf (COTS) project rollout is required. Salesforce rollout experience will be another advantage

Please note, this role will require occasional travel between various NextEra corporate offices.

Job Overview

This position guides teams in the execution of agile initiatives to deliver customer value. Employees in this role train and coach in the use of Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP, and scale agile framework practices.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Trains and coaches leaders, teams, Product Owners, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindset

  • Contributes in Communities of Practice (CoP), within the agile network

  • Promotes and encourages collaboration and transparency and builds trusting relationships between business, delivery, and other entities within the organization

  • Facilitates periodic synchronization meetings across several different onsite and distributed delivery teams

  • Prepares program and release backlogs, as well as team and program objectives

  • Tracks, promotes, and publishes completed program features and program and team objectives

  • Manages risk and dependencies, communicates and escalates impediments to facilitate transparency, and reduces bottlenecks

  • Embraces a continuous improvement mindset, and drives the use of agile engineering best practices and innovation

  • Reports on standardized program-level metrics, and understands, tracks, and operates within the program budget

  • Plays an instrumental role in the organization’s Agile transformation, acts as a change agent, and shows strong leadership skills with a positive and collaborative attitude

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ years

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Information Technology

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

Location: Juno Beach, Florida

Other Work Locations: Florida

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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