We are looking for future leaders of our company to begin a career in gas operations. Our gas distribution business has exciting career opportunities across the United States. Designing, building and maintaining the natural gas distribution system in our markets is key to safely delivering clean, efficient natural gas to nearly 4.5 million customers.
Southern Company Data Analytics Analyst I, II, or Senior in Atlanta, Georgia
Data Analytics Analyst I, II, or Senior
The Data Analytics Analyst supports Supply Chain Management to drive strategic and impactful projects within the SCM Gas and Generation business towers, support functions, and operating companies. This analyst position will use statistical modeling, fact-based analytics, and historical operations data, projected future demand, and market intelligence research to empower business stakeholders through strategic recommendations and actionable insights, forecasting and optimization for defined categories to support our procurement and strategic efforts.
This position may be filled as Data Analytics Analyst I (GSE04), Analyst II (GSE05), or Senior Analyst (GSE06). Individuals who demonstrate advanced skills in terms of work experience, education, and certifications may be eligible for the more advanced position.
This position follows a hybrid work schedule. Three (3) days in office and two (2) days remote.
MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Create, enhance, and deploy statistical and analytical models using both structured and unstructured data to inform growth decisions and strategies across SCM Gas and Generation business towers and its support functions
Provide advanced analytical support and appropriate data to assist category groups in strategy development and cost optimization
Forecast short & long-term demand and target growth sectors and opportunities through advanced, repeatable, and deployable predictive models
Design complex and large-scale datasets to be used for statistical modeling and predictive analytics to formulate actionable strategic insights
Identify areas of existing data sources across the organization & leverage those resources to reduce duplicative efforts
Understand trends in market and providing sophisticated analysis to inform the sourcing strategies
Engage with the category leads on an on-going basis to understand the strategic direction and areas of opportunity/risk for categories
Create & distribute data sets with key competitive analysis, and industry best practices
Identify high-impact/risk enterprise commodity and category inputs/factors
Clearly communicate data-supported insights and KPI tracking of business objectives through advanced data visualization and interactive dashboarding
Be a change agent using data supported recommendations to implement best practices and process improvement
Promote and be a champion of Safety First safety initiatives for work team
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Computer Science, Business Analytics, other relevant analytical field or equivalent work experience
Advanced degree is a plus
3 years of experience in analytics and Machine Learning
Intermediate to advanced statistical and predictive model creation and deployment
Strong analytic skills with demonstrated work experience in data mining, coding, and other analytical concepts (i.e. multivariate regression, clustering, segmentation, time series, decision trees, linear modeling)
Experience in demand forecasting techniques, & interactive data visualization development to effectively communicate performance variables, market drivers and impact on the business
Advanced knowledge in MS Excel (VLOOKUP, Pivot, VBA, macro creation), PowerBI and applications within MS Office Suite
Coding/Programming and analytical proficiency in SQL, R and/or Python, Alteryx, SAS
Experience working cross-functionally in a highly matrixed organization
Executive-level presentation skill, as well as effective verbal and written communication of complex analytical concepts
Supply Chain Management knowledge/experience a plus
Skills & Abilities
Possess advanced skills in Financial Analysis, Internal Enterprise Analysis, Marketplace Analysis, and Benchmarking.
Ability to interpret complex data sets into actionable insights
Ability to inform and influence stakeholders based on findings
Data extraction and data mining from internal and external systems
Possess at least intermediate level of skills in Strategy Development, Strategy Execution, Project Management, Relationship Building & Influencing, Communication, Presentation, Team Building, Cultural Awareness, and Change Management.
Possess a minimum level of basic skills in Competitive Bidding, Negotiation, Commercial Agreements, Supplier Relationship Management, and Facilitation.
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage and communicate with internal and external stakeholders
Proven ability and determination to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
- This position can require some travel – approximately 25% per year
Demonstrate Southern Company Values – Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, and Total Commitment
Safety focus and a strong personal safety record
- Some relocation assistance is available if the selected candidate currently resides outside the metro-Atlanta area
Excellent benefits packages which includes:
Medical and dental coverage
Defined Pension/Cash Balance Benefit Plan
401(k) plan with a generous company match
Please submit an updated resume with your application.
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Job Type: Standard
Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta
Operating Company: Southern Company Gas
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
AGLR Corporate Office - 10 Peachtree Place NE (10AtlantaCODE)
10 Peachtree Place NE
Req ID: ASC2000079