NextEra Energy Cloud Application Architect in Miami, Florida

Cloud Application Architect

Date:Apr 23, 2018

Primary Location:Miami, FL, US, 33174

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 23614

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Position Specific Description Smile; you've found us! At NextEra Energy Inc. and Florida Power and Light, our people are our greatest asset and we are looking to grow our Cloud Enablement Team. We are seeking a Cloud Architect with experience in Cloud technologies and application management with proven experience in managing cloud financials. In this role, you will be a part of the cloud core team providing oversight to the infrastructure, application and services teams. Responsibilities will include:

  • Design of cloud environments with focus on AWS and Azure and demonstrate technical cloud architectural knowledge, playing a vital role in the design of production, QA and development cloud infrastructures
  • Develop and maintain Cloud strategies, aligned with business partner objectives and with a focus on cloud migrations
  • Provide leadership in infrastructure migration methodologies and techniques including mass movements of environments with use of automation

The position reports directly to the IT Technology Manager with work locations available in Miami-Dade or Juno Beach for the right candidate.

If this sounds like an exciting career path, please apply! We look forward to taking your career to the next level!

Job Overview This position serves as the top level technical expert and visionary, responsible for the development of strategy, design and implementation of an assigned technology or for the network or infrastructure components to support that strategy. Employees in this role produce documented frameworks, architectures and plans, which describe how to manage the implementation and integration of a technical environment.

Job Duties & Responsibilities • Collaborates with end users, team members, and technology stakeholders, to define business requirements for systems development • Provides subject matter expertise, direction and assistance to analysts, developers, architects and end users • Communicates and enforces the technology standards policy, as pertains to the integration domain • Partners with other Architects and project teams, to ensure integration of application / infrastructure architectures with enterprise blueprints and roadmaps • Provides project oversight and support, to ensure implementations are consistent with defined architecture as well as consistent with business needs • Collaborates with supported business segments to ensure continuous improvement of application performance and scalability • Translates business requirements into an architecture vision • Recommends technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and flexibility • Maintains in-depth knowledge of technologies and a strong awareness of company strategic business plans • Provides guidance to junior members of the team • Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications • High School Grad / GED • Bachelor's Degree • Experience:7+ years Preferred Qualifications • Analytical Problem Solving • Effective Written Communications • Effective Verbal Communications • Supplier/Vendor Relationships • Market research • Architecture (High level design) • Strategic Planning

Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Information 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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