NextEra Energy Principal IT Programmer Analyst in Juno Beach, Florida
Principal IT Programmer Analyst
Date:Nov 8, 2018
Primary Location:Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408
Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 29827
is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.
Position Specific Description We are looking for a savvy Data Engineer to join our growing team of analytics experts. The hire will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up. The Data Engineer will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects. They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products. The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company’s data architecture to support our next generation of products and data initiatives. Responsibilities for Data Engineer * Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture, * Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements. * Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc. * Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using MQTT, SQL, and AWS ‘big data’ technologies (KFKA,CASSANDRA,HIVEMQ). * Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics. (DataDog Dashboards, PowerBI) * Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs. * Keep our data separated and secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers and AWS regions. * Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader. * Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.
Qualifications for Data Engineer1.Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.2.Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets. (HiveMQ, Kafka, Cassandra, MQTT, S3)3.Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement. (Data quality dimension analysis based on statistical measurements)4.Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.5.Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management. (Preferably in Java, C++, or Linux Tools)6.A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.7.Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores.8.Strong project management and organizational skills.9.Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.10.We are looking for a candidate with 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer/Data Science role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field. They should also have experience using the following software/tools:·Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.·Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.·Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift·Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.·Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.
Job Overview This position develops and integrates new or existing applications into the technical infrastructure and existing business processes. Employees in this role provide technical or functional guidance to project or work teams, as needed within a specific discipline.
Job Duties & Responsibilities • Analyzes, designs, develops, tests, debugs, implements, maintains and/or enhances existing or new systems, that are reliable and efficient • Develops customized programming solutions, and maintains existing system functionality • Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems, and prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written • Applies appropriate development methodologies, system development lifecycles, tools and technology • Collaborates on an on-going basis with the Business Systems Analyst • Participates in the ticket management and resolution processes, including receiving, resolution monitoring and customer satisfaction • Leads projects when needed • Provides direction, training and guidance for less experienced staff • Builds strong working understanding of the solution being delivered • Ensures user satisfaction by providing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and timely resolution of more complex problems • Follows and participates in the defined Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Sarbanes Oxley (Sox) compliance, and General Computing Controls • Defines metrics and monitors Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for systems being developed • Meets daily, weekly and monthly reporting requirements • 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 - Sciences • Web Technologies • Information Coding Standards • Programming • Strategic Planning
Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Projectbound FT Job Category: Information Technology Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC Location: Juno Beach, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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