Sr Data Platform Engineer

  • NextEra Energy
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full-time AWS Azure Big Data Computer Science Data Engineering Data Modeling Data Science Data Warehousing Software Engineering SQL

Job Description

EverBright is a clean energy company on a mission to accelerate the decarbonization of residences and businesses across the United States.  We are a leading provider of financing for residential solar, storage, and energy efficiency products, fueling our rapid growth through innovative software solutions.  We understand that the energy systems of tomorrow will be clean, distributed, and powered by advanced technology.

As a Senior Data Platform Engineer, you will play a critical role in designing, building, and maintaining the data infrastructure for our organization, employing a strong combination of data engineering and software engineering skills as we build out our new data platform. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining scalable and reliable data pipelines that enable data science, analytics, software, and business teams to build products and make critical data-driven strategic decisions.  Your role will involve collaborating with cross-functional teams to identify business requirements and translate them into technical solutions. You will also be responsible for designing and implementing data models and warehousesthat can efficiently handle large-scale data.  In addition to technical expertise, you should have strong leadership and communication skills to effectively lead and mentor junior data engineers on the team. You should be comfortable working in an agile development environment and have experience with agile methodologies.


  • Design, build, and maintain scalable and reliable data pipelines, infrastructure and services
  • Develop and maintain data models and data warehouses 
  • Lead and mentor junior data engineers on the team 
  • Continuously evaluate and improve data infrastructure to ensure scalability and reliability


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other related Engineering field
  • 4+ years of experience in data engineering
  • 7+ years experience software engineering or related field
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and programming languages such as Python, Java or Scala
  • Hands-on experience with data warehousing and data modeling, with a strong understanding of relational database schema design
  • Experience building systems with cloud providers such as AWS or Azure
  • Good knowledge of the current data engineering landscape + available tools
    Strong leadership and communication skills


Working at EverBright is challenging and rewarding.  We hire excellent people and empower them to do excellent work.  We are passionate about our mission and care deeply about building products that people love.  At EverBright you can expect to grow professionally, make a positive impact, work hard, have fun, be respected, feel part of a community, and be proud of your work and career.  EverBright also provides generous perks and benefits, including:

  • Competitive compensation 
  • 401k match and pension
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and legal insurance 
  • Access to multiple offices around the US 
  • EAP and mental health assistance 
  • Health and wellbeing services 
  • Education assistance program 
  • Adoption assistance 
  • Work from home tech setup

Job Overview

This position writes and tests software to aid in development and support of products.  Individuals in this role work with Technical Leads on software system architecture and service design and typically leads a module in the system.  This position participates in required product development process ceremonies.  Employees in this role are responsible for writing and refining technical requirements and technical design documentation.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Codes in multiple languages in support of software products and the development of software products
  • Conducts system testing and codes unit tests and support features
  • Documents technical requirement and other technical documentation
  • Works with product team to refine product requirements
  • Collaborates on high level software design projects and software system architecture and creates effective component level architectures
  • Leads software module construction from architecture and design to implementation and may lead a small team of engineers in building the module
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s - Engineering

Employee Group:  Exempt

Employee Type:  Full Time

Job Category:  Science, Research, and Technology

Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt

Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

This position is eligible for Company sponsored benefits.

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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