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Associate Data Scientist

Company: NextEra Energy , Inc.
Location: North Palm Beach
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Associate Data Scientist
Date: May 3, 2023
Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408
Company: NextEra Energy
Requisition ID: 72721
is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.
Position Specific Description
In this position you will be responsible for supporting the data processing for NextEra Energy Resources development efforts. Primary focused on the creation of a predefined list of topography products from LiDAR and camera data for early-stage site assessment. Employees in this role will be primarily focused on manned and unmanned LiDAR data, visual imagery and deliverable products to ensure quality data and delivered in a timely manner.
Having a background of unmanned LiDAR data, developing raster and vector products and LiDAR fundamentals is required. Preferred skillsets for this position include survey knowledge and terrestrial LiDAR skills, as well as developing and maintaining of GIS databases for increased actionable insights.

  • Process raw visual imagery into orthomosaics

  • Responsible for QA of orthomosaics

  • Develop products from calibrated lidar dataset

  • Manage internal and external dataset

  • Update internal GIS environment for client accessibility

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

    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: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC
          Relocation Provided: No
          Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.
          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.
          NextEra Energy and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. 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 ourfor more information.

Keywords: NextEra Energy , Inc., Miami , Associate Data Scientist, Other , North Palm Beach, Florida

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