Sr Data Scientist

NextEra
Houston, Texas, United States
  • 1
5 + Years Experience


Company: NextEra
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Gexa Energy/NextEra Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers, delivering innovative energy solutions with affordable electricity plans, including 100 percent renewable energy plans to more than 1.1 million residential and business customers throughout North America.

Position Specific Description

NextEra's Retail Energy Residential Innovation team is seeking a Sr. Data Scientist to develop innovative load forecasting and optimization solutions. The ideal candidate will be writing and sharing the best possible code; keep learning new tools, algorithms and approaches; and put their skills to work for one of the largest renewable energy company in the world.

As a member of the Innovation team, they will be:

• Solving problems by applying techniques from mathematics, statistics, computer science, and related disciplines

• Developing new products and services in collaboration with NextEra's engineering and business teams

• Applying mathematical formulations, scientific rigor and an independent viewpoint to business analyses

• Responding quickly and effectively to new (and recycled) business problems as they arise

Experience in the Energy industry is 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: Gexa Energy LP
Location: Houston, Texas
Other Work Locations: Texas
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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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