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Southern Company Application Analyst in Birmingham, Alabama

Application Analyst


Job Summary

Application Analyst, Nuclear Technology Solutions - This job will be filled as an Exempt Level 4, 5 or 6, depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate. This position is responsible for the implementation of new applications, upgrades to existing applications, and support for interfaces between applications supported by the Nuclear Technology Solutions Applications Portfolio to support the fleet of three nuclear plants and the corporate office. This position partners with the nuclear business to understand their processes and apply technology to improve productivity and efficiencies and to reduce cost.

Job Experience & Education

  • Familiarity with Windows 10 and MS-Office 2016 is required

  • Familiarity with Windows Server 2012/2016 is highly preferred

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS) or Information Technology, is highly preferred

  • Experience supporting, implementing, and integrating vendor application solutions is highly preferred

  • Experience with training applications is highly preferred

  • Experience supporting both Web and Windows client solutions is preferred

  • Database experience with Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL is preferred

  • Experience with applications in a Citrix environment is preferred

  • Nuclear plant application support experience is preferred

  • Experience with Microsoft tools involving reporting and data analytics is preferred (e.g. Advanced Excel, SSRS, SSIS, Power BI)

  • Application development experience in .NET, C#, JAVA and/or Angular is preferred

  • Experience with web services, Web API, Entity Framework and LINQ is preferred

  • Familiarity with project management methodologies and tools preferred (e.g. Agile, JIRA)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Communicates effectively (verbal & written) with all levels of client, peer and management

  • Build strong relationships across the Southern Company Technology Organization to leverage project teams including areas such as server, database, network support, technology security, etc.

  • Build strong relationships across the business.

  • Strong technical and analytical skills

  • Design skills with ability to develop and document detailed technical specifications

  • Documentation skills with the ability to develop thorough concise documentation for use in supporting applications

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • Vendor management skills

  • Delivers consistently on customer commitments

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to understand technology issues

  • Proven ability to plan/organize and prioritize work assignments

  • Compliance with Southern Company Technology Organization standard development methodologies and change management practices

Behavioral Attributes

  • Results-oriented

  • Acts with speed and decisiveness

  • Stays abreast of new technologies and techniques in the market

  • Must be flexible and able to change directions quickly and comfortably

  • Willingness to support application changes outside normal business hours if required

  • Ability to work independently of direct supervision

  • Self-starter who takes initiative

  • Thinks strategically

  • Energetic

Other Requirements

  • Signature of Intellectual Property Agreement is required for all Southern Company Technology Organization employees

  • Signature of Vogtle 3&4 – EPC Confidentiality Agreement is required for all Southern Company Technology Organization employees supporting Southern Nuclear

  • Successful completion of Southern Nuclear Background Investigation (including credit history/check) is required for employment

  • Participation in Random Drug/Alcohol Testing is a requirement of employment

  • Some travel may be required

# LI

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries as of Jan. 1, 2019. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. To learn more, visit .

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: Information Technology

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

The Energy Center - 3535 Colonnade Parkway (3535Birmingham)

3535 Colonnade Parkway

Birmingham, 35243

Req ID: SCS2008883

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