Company: NextEra
Skills: IT - Software Development
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: San Francisco, California, 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 Principal Senior Software Development Engineer, you will be asked to:
  • Design and develop remote solar system design tools for residential and commercial rooftop solar projects
  • Design and build sales workflow management and energy financing tools for residential energy professionals
  • Design and build energy modeling technology to improve accuracy and efficiency of energy use estimations and financing calculations
  • Work on application scalability infrastructure, including microservice architecture


Job Overview

This position will be responsible for developing (and leading the development of) software tools to enable the design, sale, financing, and installation of solar, energy storage, and energy efficiency projects. The ideal candidate will have experience leading design and development of months-long projects and will be comfortable making technology decisions that will impact core application functionality.

Job Duties
  • Codes in multiple languages in support of software products and the development of software products
  • Leads software system architecture projects
  • Mentors others in efficient software design
  • Leads project-level sized teams including assigning work, answering technical project questions, helping other software engineers overcome challenges and mentoring less experienced software engineers
  • Communicates with varying levels within and outside the organization including clearly reporting status in meetings and in other forums, describing systems to audiences of all technical abilities, communicating task assignments to team members, refining requirements and helping to facilitate project planning with the product team, assisting with software project demos and reporting results
  • Provides input on software and technology decisions across an entire project and potentially participates in higher level meetings concerning software and IT architecture
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years software engineering experience
  • Proficient in Python, JavaScript
  • 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 provides technical software project leadership including, but not limited to defining system architecture, guiding design of the system's software and writing code as part of the implementation team and mentors less experienced team members. Employees in this role work with the product team to plan work and typically serve as Technical Lead of projects. Individuals in this position provide technical advice to higher levels in the organization.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Codes in multiple languages in support of software products and the development of software products
  • Leads software system architecture projects
  • Mentors others in efficient software design
  • Leads project-level sized teams including assigning work, answering technical project questions, helping other software engineers overcome challenges and mentoring less experienced software engineers
  • Communicates with varying levels within and outside the organization including clearly reporting status in meetings and in other forums, describing systems to audiences of all technical abilities, communicating task assignments to team members, refining requirements and helping to facilitate project planning with the product team, assisting with software project demos and reporting results
  • Provides input on software and technology decisions across an entire project and potentially participates in higher level meetings concerning software and IT architecture
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: 10+ years


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Engineering


Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Science, Research, and Technology
Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt
Location: San Francisco, California
Other Work Locations: California; 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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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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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland