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NextEra Energy Senior Software Engineer in St. Paul, Minnesota

Senior Software Engineer

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location(s): St. Paul, MN, US, 55107

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 56112

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 writes and tests software to aid in development and support of products. Individuals in this role work with Technical Leads on software system architecture and service design and typically leads a module in the system. This position participates in required product development process ceremonies. Employees in this role are responsible for writing and refining technical requirements and technical design documentation.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Codes in multiple languages in support of software products and the development of software products

  • Conducts system testing and codes unit tests and support features

  • Documents technical requirement and other technical documentation

  • Works with product team to refine product requirements

  • Collaborates on high level software design projects and software system architecture and creates effective component level architectures

  • Leads software module construction from architecture and design to implementation and may lead a small team of engineers in building the module

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Science, Research, and Technology

Organization: NextEra Analytics Inc

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

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.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, 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.

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