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Southern Company Application Analyst in Birmingham, Alabama

Application Analyst


Application Analyst Nuclear Technology Solutions

Southern Company Services -The Energy Center located in Birmingham, AL

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, MS-Officeand Windows Server 2012/2016/2019 is required

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

  • Experience supporting, implementing, integrating, and supporting vendor application solutions is 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 Reporting Services (SSRS) is preferred

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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



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, 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: 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: SCS2010605