Company: NextEra
Skills: IT - Software Development, Engineering Manager
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Austin, Texas, United States


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is seeking a well-qualified candidate who is passionate about driving the clean energy revolution by providing solar companies with innovative software. As an Engineering Manager, you will be asked to:
  • Recruit, onboard, and manage an engineering team in our new Austin office location
  • Participate in architectural design work, include writing technical specs for projects and occasionally small enhancements
  • Be willing to get into the code, contributing directly to core product development from time to time
  • Perform all duties of a direct supervisor for each team member, including resource planning, weekly one-on-ones, quarterly performance check ins, and annual reviews


Job Overview

This position will be responsible for leading a team of software engineers, motivating them to build high quality, scalable, and secure software products. The ideal candidate will be just as passionate about building great teams as they are about building great software and will constantly be looking for ways to drive engagement, quality, and improve outcomes.

Job Duties
  • Directly manage cross functional teams of engineers
  • Lead scoping and sprint planning within your teams
  • Understand, triage and assign defects to be solved along with feature work
  • Identify and scope infrastructure or tooling changes to impact efficiency and/or quality
  • Dive into the architecture, designs and code in order to lead your team effectively
  • Lead contributor and owner of process and team structure decisions
  • Directly impact our ability to grow quickly while improving operational efficiencies


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Previous experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry; previous experience with B2B software
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment
  • A high level of energy, motivation, initiative, commitment, and professionalism


Job Overview

This position establishes strategy, develops business plans, and oversees and manages the design, development and implementation of technology solutions to meet business needs. Leaders in this role provide leadership and oversight to manage performance and results in one or more Information Technology (IT) disciplines. Individuals will be accountable for the reliability, performance, security, and continuity of IT systems and supported business processes.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership, influence, vision, and direction to the organization to contribute to achieving the company's goals
  • Works with IT leaders to develop overall IT strategy in alignment with business strategy
  • Oversees value stream by focusing on cost and risks of technology portfolio to meet business needs
  • Supports and fosters innovative technologies to deliver new ideas that enable business transformation
  • Ensures high levels of ongoing system and application performance in production environments
  • Oversees development of processes and tools to automate code releases from development to operations (DevOps)
  • Attracts, develops and retains a high-performing and diverse team
  • Establishes and drives technology roadmaps that align with current and future business needs
  • Manages third party technical and outsourcing relationships to deliver project and operational support objectives
  • Ensures technology processes are conducted in line with applicable standards and company policies
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 8+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ years


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree


Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Information Technology
Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt
Location: Austin, 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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 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.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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