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Southern Company Oracle HCM Security Consultant in Atlanta, Georgia

Oracle HCM Security Consultant




This HCM Security Consultant will be responsible for maintaining and implementing a data governance and application access strategy across all applications supporting the Hire to Retire process. Key responsibility in managing security privileges across the Oracle HCM Cloud platform including designing new roles, partnering with Oracle on Security challenges including working SRs, planning and executing regression testing during quarterly releases, and testing Oracle delivered patches and new security enhancements via maintenance packs for production implementation.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Partnering and collaborating with business leaders and functional configuration specialists to understand and facilitate the digital transformation to provide an exceptional employee experience by ensuring users have sufficient privileges to perform duties and roles within the system.

  • Configure security functionality to enhance business processes across all HCM modules including Core HR, Absence Management, Talent Management, Recruiting, Compensation, Reporting, Manager/Employee Self Service, Time and Pay.

  • Responsible for the design, development, and implementation of security functionality within the Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Application including the Oracle Analytics platform as well as platform as a service.

  • Primary contact for Security related production access issues, manages access personas and consults with the workforce to identify which role best fits their needs.

  • Triage, troubleshoot, and resolve service desk incidents.

  • Rationalize different security solutions against requirements, risk, and constraints.

  • Lead HR Systems security related projects to support the organization as required.

  • Responsible for reviewing and remediating security related enhancements and impacts provided with Oracle patches and quarterly releases.

  • Closely partner with Human Resources, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Internal Audit and vendor resources to creatively advance capabilities and solve business needs.

  • Contribute to process improvement efforts such as issue tracking and resolution as well as knowledge management and collaboration using MS Teams and SharePoint.

  • Enhance and manage quarterly security evaluations identifying any inappropriate access and setting remediation strategies for potential issues.


  • Understanding of enterprise HCM cloud security best practices, 3 years of experience supporting HCM applications.

  • 3 years of recent working experience of Oracle HCM Cloud Security module.

  • Understanding implementing user roles and profiles within the following: HR, Absence Management, Talent Management, Recruiting, Compensation, Reporting, Manager Self Service and Employee Self Service.

  • Must have experience leading projects implementing security functions.

  • Knowledge of HCM Extracts, HDL Loading and Data Modeling/Reporting a plus.

  • In depth knowledge of Oracle HCM data security functionality

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

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

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: SCS2010784