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Southern Company Application Analyst in Birmingham, Alabama
Application Analyst – Nuclear Technology Solutions
Southern Company Services -The Energy Center located in Birmingham, AL
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
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
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 www.southerncompany.com .
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
The Energy Center - 3535 Colonnade Parkway (3535Birmingham)
3535 Colonnade Parkway
Req ID: SCS2010605