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Southern Company Developer- Southstar Applications in Atlanta, Georgia

Developer- Southstar Applications


Job Summary :

This position reports to the SouthStar Applications Supervisor and will be responsible for production support and development projects of the SouthStar applications, websites and web services. This position will leverage their technical expertise, data expertise, company product knowledge and industry knowledge to provide secure, resilient, and adaptive solutions for the business owners and their customers. This position will implement strategies and initiatives to enhance existing system capabilities to meet new business directives. This position will provide support and influence through active participation in customer activities and leveraging technical and business resources from across the organization to ensure the timely delivery and support of effective business solutions. This position will execute application lifecycle strategic plans, change management and communication plans.

Major Job Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for production support and modifications for all application solutions impacting the SouthStar application environments.

  • Responsible for the development of and execution of application lifecycle strategic plans for the business, including new solutions development, assessment of options from vendors, etc., owning the results/solutions from end-to-end.

  • Will be considered the system expert for the SSE application environments.

  • Adheres to Change Management protocol to develop and execute plans for application or business process impacts due to operational or project activity.

  • Resolves quality issues, working across IT and the business as needed.

  • Responsible for ensuring the SDLC process is followed for all technology solutions for the business.

  • Participates in disaster recovery and business continuity plans.

  • Responsible for the successful delivery of configuration changes (i.e., code, databases, network, etc.) to ensure a stable application computing platform exists.

  • Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, audits, and change management controls.

  • Establishes and maintains strong partnerships/working relationships with other areas of IT, SSE, business organizations, external vendors, and suppliers.

  • Works with other Technology Organization departments to understand business needs and project pipeline and ensures appropriate allocation of resources to meet demand.

  • Serves as company representative and subject matter expert with strategic technology partners and vendors of database products and services.

Job Requirements :

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, Business, or another related field.

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience working with application development methodologies/processes and technologies within the Retail and Commercial Gas business application footprint. Strong preference given to candidates with experience providing technical support and maintenance activities with Prime, Safari and Banner systems.

  • Experience with application development and delivery as well as selection, procurement, and integration of third-party package and custom technology products.

  • Comprehensive experience working with application development methodologies/processes and technologies is required.

  • Proven track record of achieving measurable business results working with and through others, including geographically dispersed teams.

  • Extensive understanding of the business areas supported.

  • Understands and is knowledgeable of technology solutions that could impact business partners.

  • Proven analytical skills and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong communication, leadership, organization, and collaboration skills.

  • Technical background:

  • MS SQL Server - SQL Server Management Studio

  • MS .net Framework

  • C# programming language

  • Visual Studio


  • Web application front end (vs. web site)

  • Ajax & Master pages

  • Component Art UI Framework

  • Console applications

  • Syncfusion Word, Excel and PDF Toolbox

  • Web Services

  • Windows10 & Windows Server 2012


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):

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

817 W. Peachtree St., NW

Atlanta 30318

Req ID: SCS2008825

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