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Southern Company BI Developer/ Data Analyst, Oracle Reporting (Financials or HCM) in Atlanta, Georgia

BI Developer/ Data Analyst, Oracle Reporting (Financials or HCM)


BI Developer/ Data Analyst, Oracle Reporting (Financials or HCM)

Southern Company is a leading producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy, and we approach each day as a vital step in building the future of energy. At Southern Company we are always looking ahead, and our innovations in the industry—from new nuclear to deployment of electric transportation and renewables —help brighten the lives and businesses of millions of customers nationwide.

Job Description:

The primary purpose of this position is to perform complex analysis, forecasting, modeling, tracking, and reporting of workforce data. Projects will largely be focused on supporting Human Resources projects and requests but may include support for broader Company business initiatives.

The role will analyze and evaluate workforce metrics to provide easy to understand and actionable insights about the current and future workforce for decision making.

The role will also deliver effective data/trend support and guidance for Human Resources and business partners who may be at different experience levels with data analysis.

This position supports the entire Company and will be accountable for providing multiple types of data points and analysis for internal and possibly external use, as required.


  • Create and develop workforce analytics reports, including hires, terminations, promotions, retirements, multiple demographic assessments and more as needed.

  • Talent Designation, Performance Rating and Succession Slate tracking and information gathering.

  • Position Management – process management, consulting, reporting, and tracking.

  • Program and project assistance as requested including preparing data and analysis for team meetings, company presentations, Board meetings and other assigned projects.

Functional Expertise:

  • Experience navigating and tying disparate reports and sources of information together to present clear, cohesive, and useful data for Human Resources, company, and business needs.

  • This role will require the ability to be collaborative with multiple disciplines (internal and external) to understand trends and initiatives and be able to provide the appropriate insights.

  • Knowledge and experience to develop customized information to drive accurate and insightful analytical output.

  • Strong organizational knowledge and understanding of how the organization is structured and its impact on the data, definitions, assumptions, timing, etc.

  • Deep knowledge of the company’s human capital systems – Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher and Analytics as well as the MS Office suite.

  • Manage all aspects of assigned project including research, defining requirements, analysis, documentation, design/development, negotiation, problem resolution, training, status reporting, implementation, standing and ad hoc deliverables, etc.

  • Interact with all levels and departments of the organization such as HR Delivery, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to deliver value and insights.

  • Understanding of requirements/project fit, priority, and value for Human Resources and the business.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Math, Human Resources or comparable degree required.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in the technology experience.

  • 2 years of recent working experience performing statistical analysis, reporting, data collection and report generation, with an emphasis on Human Resources information tied to company financials, budgeting, and headcount related functions required.

  • 2 years of experience with Oracle HCM BI Publisher, reporting, and analytics (or similar HCM system) highly preferred.

Skill & Knowledge

  • Must have hands on experience with SQL and Data Model Reporting required.

  • Will be responsible for writing SQL scripts and queries for data extraction.

  • Experience writing Oracle reports using BI publisher required

  • Knowledge and experience developing and applying formulas to analyze, manipulate, and display trend and forecast data using Oracle HCM reporting and other analytics tools as needed.

  • Quantitative and qualitative consulting with Human Resources and other business partners on data needs and assessments.

  • Advanced experience with Excel and/or Access to support data analysis and/or manipulation.

  • Experience with MS Suite of productivity tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

  • Ability to work independently under moderate supervision.

  • Ability to operate effectively as a team player, even if located remotely.

  • Adept at managing multiple data requests at a time.

  • Comfortable with detailed data evaluations and sound decision making.

  • Proven written and verbal communication skills, comfortable presenting.

  • Demonstrated consulting skills, initiative to influence change, proactive thinker.


This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. #LI

Job Field: Information Technology

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Southern Company Headquarters - 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW (30ATLANTA)

30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: SCS2011399