Southern Company Application Developer in Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia Power Corporate Headquarters in Atlanta, GA or Alabama Power in Birmingham, AL
This position is responsible for the support and development of the DevOps footprint within the Enabling Technology COE. Responsibilities of the position include all aspects of application development relative to DevOps functions, production support for standard and custom components, solution delivery of new enhancements and bug fixes, and configuration responsibilities. It also includes developing and maintaining standards that ensure the team can build and support high quality and robust solutions in the space. This position must also build and maintain strong relationships with other IT departments as well as with portfolio and business partners, peers, staff, and vendors.
The successful candidate will focus on support and development of DevOps components for various systems within our footprint. This will include designing and implementing Build and Release pipelines to package and deploy solutions quickly and securely. The candidate will need to deal with topics like CI/CD, GIT, scripting, API interactions, code quality, advanced version control topics, and more.
The successful candidate will have strong analytical skills but also be able to successfully work within a high-paced diverse team that serves a variety of business value streams across Accounting, Finance and HR.
This position will be based in Atlanta, GA / Birmingham, AL
Job Experience & Education :
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/MIS/Engineering or related degree preferred
3 to 10 years of experience building and delivering software solutions
Experience working with API based interactions between complex systems
Experience with security topics relevant to the DevOps space (such as pipeline, code and project security, establishing secure handshakes with targets, etc.)
Strong experience with scripting, preferably PowerShell but not necessarily
Strong experience with source control management of complex projects with different branching strategies
Knowledge of RPA technologies and its usage is a plus
Very strong understanding of DevOps methodologies utilized by modern Dev Teams (CI/CD, GIT, branching, code quality scans, etc.) required.
Experience with Azure DevOps, Oracle Developer Cloud (Visual Builder Studio), SonarQube, Jenkins, preferred but not required if similar experience is relevant.
Experience working in a fast-paced, competitive information technology organization, spanning various disciplines including applications, infrastructure, and business support roles (Agile methodology experience preferred).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :
Demonstration of core competencies including:
Deciding and initiating action with ability to drive solutions and results
Formulating strategies and concepts
Delivering efficient and comprehensive best practices
Strong consulting skills
Persuading and influencing
Planning and organizing
Excellent verbal and written communication
Strong customer service focus
Adapting to and responding to change
Ability to deal with very high stress situations
Knowledge of IT processes and value
Relationship building and networking skills
Solution Technical Skills :
Demonstration of strong Solution Design and Delivery competencies including:
Requirements Gathering and Analysis
Test Planning and Development
Strong Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Mindset
Troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis
Behavioral Attributes :
Strategic thinker with an enterprise view for sustainable solutions
Committed to continuous learning and improvement
Committed to the development of others
Committed to building and maintaining constructive partnerships with business partners and peers
Works well both independently and with others
Acts with speed and decisiveness
Committed to ethical conduct
Role model for Southern Style
Lives and works safely
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: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta
Operating Company: Southern Company Services
Other Locations: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): No
Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)
241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE
The Energy Center - 3535 Colonnade Parkway (3535Birmingham)
3535 Colonnade Parkway
Req ID: SCS2010769
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