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Southern Company Senior Data Analytics Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Data Analytics Analyst


Job Summary:

The position is responsible for quantitative analysis on structured pricing products and developing tools and models for forecast and valuation. The Analyst, Sr Data Analytics maintains the existing quantitative models and provides detailed report on model results timely and accurately. The position is accountable for continuously improving models, analysis and database across different markets. The candidate must be able to develop and implement advanced modeling methodologies to foster company-wide business decision making. This position also requires establishing close working relationship with other teams across the enterprise.

Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities by Competency

Functional Expertise:

  • Analyze and organize key customer data for use in pricing and planning.

  • Manage, improve and validate existing predicative models, including the running of monthly reports that summarize key forecasting results to be used throughout the organization.

  • Develop new statistical models to support special project analysis as requested.

Business Acumen:

  • Understand the importance of Data Analytics to the profitability of the company

  • Constantly look for ways to improve the current models in multiple markets to mitigate potential model risks and enhance profitability

  • Thorough knowledge of quantitative methods, statistical models, and optimization concepts and the ability to apply them to business situations

  • Understand how data can be used and how data quality can be improved to discover and mitigate risks inherent in our business


  • Exhibit high level of personal responsibility to data analysis.

  • Support internal and external auditing on models and analytics tools

  • Collaborate with other teams to develop modeling tools and analysis reports and communicate projects results/status to appropriate audience

Driving Results:

  • Collect, organize and process complex data and information from multiple sources, verify its accuracy, and effectively build analytical models based on the data to enhance business profitability

  • Drive efficiencies through continuous process improvement without implementing undue complexity


Education, Certifications/Licenses:


  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, economics, engineering or similar discipline.


  • Graduate degree in quantitative discipline

Related Work Experience:


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in data analytics and database management, preferably in the energy industry or finance industry.

  • Proven track record of model creation and management in a business environment.


  • Previous supervisory/management experience

Specific Skills & Knowledge:


  • Hands on technical leadership experience

  • Knowledge of data base management systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, or Microsoft Access. Experience with SQL required, experience with SPSS preferred but not required.

  • Proven record of experience working with large databases and use of statistical models for valuation and prediction.

  • Demonstrate quantitative skills and ability to apply complex financial and statistical principles.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once with several departments and stakeholders in a timely fashion with measurable results.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • The incumbent works in an office environment


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 Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

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.

Job Field: Sales & Marketing

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: SouthStar Energy Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

SouthStar Energy Services - 817 W. Peachtree St., NW (817AtlantaCODE)

817 W. Peachtree St., NW

Atlanta 30318

Req ID: GAS2002362

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