Company: NextEra
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Miami, Florida, United States


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Position Specific Description

Smile; you've found us! At NextEra Energy, Inc. our people are our greatest asset and we are looking to grow to bring on an Associate Data Scientist. We are looking for individuals with the qualities and skillslisted below:

  • The capacity of developing data models and algorithms best suited to a particular scenario
  • Assessing the effectiveness of the data model
  • Making use of different data-gathering techniques
  • Combine models through ensemble modeling
  • Use modeling to optimize the customer experience
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor model performance and accuracy


Qualifications and Technologies:
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of machine learning techniques
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques and concepts
  • Coding knowledge and experience with languages like C, C++, Python, R, Scala
  • Knowledge of database querying (SQL) and data frameworks
  • Experience with machine learning web services and libraries: Spark, H2O.ai, Tensorflow
  • Present information using data visualization techniques
  • Excellent communication skills to coordinate between different teams.
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field; graduate degree in Data Science or other quantitative field 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: 0+ years


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree


Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Science, Research, and Technology
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Location: Miami, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
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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Nearest Major Market: Miami