Senior Azure Developer (Atlanta or Birmingham)

at Southern Company
Location Birmingham, AL
Date Posted June 5, 2021
Category All
Job Type Full-Time

Description

**Senior Azure Developer (Atlanta or Birmingham)**

•*Description**

•*_Job Summary_**

The Application/Solutions Architect is responsible for planning, analysis, design, development, configuration, implementation and documentation of business intelligence and application integration systems for the Azure Framework in relation to Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence solutions. These application areas include Azure Synapse Analytics and Advanced Analytics Architecture for the delivery of Advanced Analytics & BI solutions to business partners. Ability to design and implement core BI framework to drive analytics across the organization in using Azure BI Stack and Data Integration (Data Factory, SQL Data warehouse and Azure Data Lake Storage).

This position will be filled in the Data Analytics & Reporting team within Technology Services. Responsibilities for this role include participating in all phases of cloud development from requirements, definition, and design; to development, deployment, and maintenance; to performance tuning and monitoring. This position also works closely with Data Architects within the organization to ensure that new analytics solutions align with the enterprise data management strategy. This includes increasing data quality, compliance, and governance. The successful candidate will have proven ability to analyze and troubleshoot issues that arise within BI and analytics toolsets and the enterprise infrastructure supporting these solutions.

•*_Education/Experience:_**

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Computer Science/Engineering or related degree required

+ Experience with implementing BI/analytics solutions using the Microsoft BI/analytics toolset

+ Experience working in a fast-paced, competitive information technology organization

+ At least 5 years of project or consulting experience with business intelligence and analytics technologies in at least one of the following four areas: business analysis, enterprise data warehousing, business intelligence, and predictive analytics.

+ 2 years of experience with Azure platform

•*_Knowledge/Skills:_**

+ Strong technical knowledge implementing business intelligence solutions using the Microsoft BI and/or Azure Analytics toolset:

+ SQL Server Tools (Analysis Services, Integration Services, Reporting Services, PolyBase)

+ Experience in Azure, specifically on Azure BI components

+ Experience in Azure ingestion components (ADF, Azure Data Bricks)

+ Azure Blob, Azure SQL DB, Azure Synapse

+ Ability to quickly ramp up on new Azure Components which comes in Azure Roadmap

+ Should be familiar and experienced in SQL

+ Demonstrated proficiency in T-SQL, SQL, DAX, MDX, Python/Scala/Spark SQL

+ Proven experience in change data capture, data vault 2.0, data transformation and relational/multidimensional databases

+ Knowledge or experience with cloud analytics platforms

+ Knowledge of data migration and integration

+ General knowledge of Hadoop and other big data technologies

+ Deep analytical capability to debug, monitor, and troubleshoot issues with BI solutions

+ Effective communication (verbal/written) and leadership skills to foster enterprise adoption of BI solutions by power users within business units and other IT teams

+ Comprehensive consulting skills with proven ability to work with and influence others

+ Excellent customer service skills

+ Continuous self-learner

•*_General Job Responsibilities:_**

+ Serve as a Azure BI subject matter expert to properly assess BI needs for business unit users and map those needs to appropriate back-end solution architectures (i.e. OLTP/transactional databases, data marts, data warehouses, cubes, tabular models, local data sources, etc.)

+ Collaborate with end users to identify needs and opportunities for improved data management and delivery

+ Collaborate with peers; mentoring team members to enhance skills and abilities; providing leadership as required

•*_Core Behavioral Attributes:_**

The successful candidate will demonstrate understanding and application of the Southern Style behaviors: **Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, and Total Commitment** .

Additional required behavioral attributes:

+ Results-oriented

+ Innovative

+ 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

+ Works well both independently and with others

+ Acts with speed and decisiveness

+ Committed to ethical conduct

+ Lives and works safely

•*\#LI**

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 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...):** Yes, 25 % of the Time

•*Work Location(s):**

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

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

APC Corporate Headquarters - 600 North 18th Street (600BIRMINGHAM)

600 North 18th Street

Birmingham, 35203

•*Req ID:** SCS2009461

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