Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 58

NextEra Energy Inc.

Juno Beach, Fla. [South Atlantic]
http://www.nexteraenergy.com
http://www.nexteraenergy.com/careers

Why you want to work there

IT workers at this energy producer and distributor in Juno Beach, Fla., get their hands on the latest technologies. The team is currently creating applications that use mobile device cameras, Wi-Fi and vibration detection for more than 9,000 wind turbines at 88 wind farms. IT staffers have also built performance and diagnostic dashboards to monitor conditions such as temperature, wind speed, wind direction and blade pitch for the entire wind fleet.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 34

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 15,048

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 892

IT employee turnover in 2011: 12%

IT promotions in 2011: 12%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $788

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 30%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 32%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 29%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 49%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 37%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 51%