Company: NextEra
Skills: IT - Software Development
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Jupiter, Florida, United States


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Position Specific Description

At NextEra Energy Inc., our people are our greatest asset and our Power Delivery IT team is seeking a Senior Scrum Master to help take us to the Next Era. In this role as a Scrum Master, you will lead and facilitate dedicated agile teams where team members are geographically diverse to deliver business value through their development and delivery execution. You must be able to build trusted relationships with the team and with their stakeholders to ensure the needs of all team members are met. The right candidate will embrace and display servant leadership behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with being Agile and facilitate the team becoming self-managing and high-performing. The selected candidate will closely work with Release Train Engineer. Scrum master certification and experience with Scrum and/or Kanban software support and development teams preferred. Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is desired. Experience managing budgets is desired and Six Sigma certification is a plus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Facilitate Scrum Ceremonies like sprint planning, daily stand-ups, retrospective and sprint demos

Coach team members, external teams, Product Owners and Stakeholders on Agile practices

Serve as liaison between technical and non-technical departments

Communicate with other management, developers, product managers and technical support specialists on product issues.

Facilitate effective communications and collaboration among team members and across teams

Assist the Product Owner in keeping the backlog refined

Ensure cross-team coordination

Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing

Help manage dependencies among teams and third parties

Perform other job-related duties as assigne

Preferred- 5 years recent work experience as a scrum master of 1-2 teams, Scrum education or certification preferred

Position will focus on driving IT efforts for business domains such as Field Tools

Manage vendors and budgets at the team and project level

Job Overview

This job provides leadership and direction to an Agile team, serves as an expert in the Scrum process, and enforces Scrum rules and framework. Employees in this role organize and facilitate release and sprint planning sessions, daily stand-up meetings, sprint demos, retrospectives, story refining sessions, and related activities. Leaders in this job embrace and display servant leadership behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with being Agile and facilitate the team becoming self-managing and high-performing.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Organizes and facilitates work planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, and sprint and release planning
  • Facilitates collaboration for both internal and external teams, resolving conflict, removing impediments, and reducing external dependencies
  • Coaches team members and stakeholders in preparation for Scrum ceremonies and events and in goal attainment
  • Coaches team in Agile sizing techniques, makes appropriate and realistic commitments, and works closely with Product Owners
  • Uses the Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) tool to prepare, communicate, and share team metrics and delivery results
  • Creates a product roadmap, coaches the writing of value-driven user stories, features, and epics, and maintains a well-refined backlog
  • Provides regular feedback to the Agile Transformation Team about new insights and lessons learned from team experiences
  • Embraces servant leadership and displays behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with being Agile
  • Keeps informed and educated about industry trends concerning Agile methodologies
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 5+ years


Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Information Technology
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Location: Jupiter, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: No

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.

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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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