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Southern Company Workforce Data Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

Workforce Data Analyst


Workforce Data Analyst, Human Resources

Georgia Power Company

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 lookingahead, 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.


The primary purpose of this position is to perform complex analysis, forecasting, modeling, tracking, and reporting of workforce data management. 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 improve workforce planning efforts and 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 and analysis.

The data management responsibilities will include all Georgia Power employee data and may expand to include other workforce data including retirees and contractors. 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.


  • 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.

  • Working knowledge of the company’s human capital systems as well as the MS Office suite – specifically MS Excel and Power BI.

  • 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.


  • Monthly and quarterly reporting including but not limited to hires, terminations, promotions, retirements, and multiple demographic assessments for Human Resources and company dashboards and scorecards.

  • 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


Education and Experience

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

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

Skills & Knowledge

  • 5 years of experience with human capital systems, reporting, and analysis.

  • Knowledge and experience developing and applying formulas to analyze, manipulate, and display trend and forecast data using Excel and Power BI, or equivalent analysis tools.

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

  • Self-starter with strong personal initiative

  • 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 brings sound decision making.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Coordinate departmental or cross-functional teams as needed.

  • Organized and a good multi-tasker, strong problem resolution skills.

  • Highly service and results oriented.

  • Designing and delivering presentations, dashboards, and updates as needed.

  • Discretion and confidentiality where needed.


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, 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 Diversity Inc, 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: Georgia Power Company

Other Locations: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

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

30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2008634