NextEra Energy Sr Data Scientist in West Palm Beach, Florida

Sr Data Scientist

Date:Oct 9, 2018

Primary Location:West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33407

Company:NextEra Energy is a national company with local roots in the communities we serve. Headquartered in south Florida, FPLES is a leader in providing energy solutions for our customers’ toughest challenges.

Position Specific Description The quality analytics project manager provides expertise on analyzing FPLES data sets through execution of advanced analytics and data science to support improvements and optimize cost and efficiency of our various products and offerings. Under limited guidance the successful candidate will conduct data mining studies and discover additional opportunities by developing new algorithms/tools that help us optimize the maintenance and operation of our various business units. The successful candidate will have advanced technical and analytical skills with the ability to identify creative data-supported solutions to complex problems. Six Sigma certified Green belt, Black belt or MBB certification is strongly preferred.

Job Overview This position is responsible for developing algorithms, modeling techniques, and optimization methods that support many aspects of NextEra and FPL business. Employees in this role use knowledge of machine learning, optimization, statistics, and applied mathematics along with abilities in software engineering with a focus on distributed computing and data storage infrastructure (i.e., “Big Data”).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops machine learning, optimization and other modeling solutions
  • Prepares comprehensive documented observations, analyses and interpretations of results including technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses
  • Works with big data and distributed computing platforms
  • Develops software and contributes to product development
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience: 5+ years Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree

  • Doctoral Degree

Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Science, Research, and Technology Organization: FPL Energy Services, Inc Location: West Palm Beach, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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