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.
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
High School Grad / GED
Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
Experience: 7+ years
- 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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