Southern Company Applications/Solutions Analyst in Waynesboro, Georgia
Southern Company Services is seeking a forward-thinking, experienced application analyst to join our organization in supporting the Nuclear construction industry. This position will be supporting the only new Nuclear Power plant currently being built in the United States. The selected candidate will be responsible for product ownership and provide subject matter expertise to drive software solution optimization for nuclear construction applications and cutting-edge cloud operations. The candidate will provide leadership and serve as a change agent to ensure the effective utilization of the current solution and help define the future state strategies. The candidate will be a vital partner with the Nuclear Construction business to understand their processes and drive innovation & efficiencies while working closely with vendors, developers, architects and key stakeholders to create and execute product planning and strategy development.
The candidate will be responsible for taking a pragmatic approach utilizing the applications inventory, system architecture diagrams, current and multi-year technology organization budgets, SLAs between the Technology Organization and internal customers, key performance indicators, lifecycle analysis, emerging business needs, and market technology trends to define practical steps to move the organization towards future state.
Job Experience & Education
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology, or equivalent is highly preferred
Nuclear plant and/or construction industry experience is highly preferred
Experience supporting enterprise applications such as Maximo, Documentum, Primavera is preferred
Vendor management and over site experience
Database experience with Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL
Experience with Functional and Technical Analysis and Solution Design
Experience with the architect, design, development, and delivery of Cloud based technology solutions
Experience with SAAS and IAAS contracts and support is preferred
Experience with performing operational analysis and efficiency consulting
Experience with making recommendations for automating business processes to increase productivity, reduce costs, and continuously improve
Experience with collaborating with other architects and vendors on infrastructure configuration and strategy
Experience evaluating technology and enterprise system options and mapping technical solutions to strategic business goals
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.
Ability to look at the big picture, recommend new approaches and tackle new ideas.
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
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
Energetic team player
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 will be required (approximately 5%)
Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national 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 utilities 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: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro
Operating Company: Southern Company Services
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
Plant Vogtle 3 & 4 - 7825 River Road (7825WAYNESBORO)
7825 River Road
Req ID: SCS2007497