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Cloud and Infrastructure Manager

Requisition ID:  74344

Florida Power & Light Company is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry?  Join our world-class team today!


Position Specific Description


The Cloud and Infrastructure Manager creates value in our organization by ensuring our public and private clouds are cost-optimized, reliable, and secure.  This position is responsible for strategic planning and program management for infrastructure lifecycle, capacity, cloud costs, and supplier management.


  • Develops and maintains 5+ year infrastructure lifecycle and capacity plan
  • Delivers executive reports monthly on state of infrastructure lifecycle, projects, and risks
  • Understands business application relationship with infrastructure systems and regularly informs IT and business leads on health and/or risks for their applications
  • Develops business cases and oversees projects to address lifecycle and capacity needs
  • Develops and maintains 5+ year cloud cost forecast
  • Leads FinOps practice across internal cloud consumers, including cost optimization and cost planning
  • Delivers executive reports monthly on cloud cost compared to forecast, discount program status, cost optimization performance, and other key metrics
  • Ensures all cloud costs are properly charged to internal teams and applications
  • Assist internal customers with cloud cost forecasting for new projects
  • Review architecture for new projects and advise internal customers on best practice for cost optimization
  • Negotiates discounts with cloud service providers and hardware / software suppliers
  • Develops strategies for cloud and infrastructure cost optimization
  • Develops and manages capital and operating budget for cloud and infrastructure


Essential experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science related field or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years designing, engineering, or leading IT infrastructure services in a medium to large company
  • 5+ years planning strategic projects, budgets, financial forecasting, and data analysis
  • 2+ years of experience with strategic supplier contract management



  • Strong business acumen, planning, and organizational skill
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation
  • Strong leadership skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, motivating others, and relationship building
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical thinking and data analysis using tools such as business intelligence reporting, cost management tools, and spreadsheets
  • Good presentation skills, develop and present material that is concise and effective


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:  Florida Power & Light Company
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

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  • Company: NextEra Energy Resources
  • Published: 29th August 2023
  • Closing Date: 31st October 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None