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Southern Company Senior Scheduling Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Scheduling Analyst


Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities by Competency

Functional Expertise:

  • Will personally perform nominations necessary to schedule natural gas inherent in SouthStar’s day to day trading activities and 100% scheduling accuracy across all five scheduling cycles within the gas day.

  • Will coordinate with manager to ensure sufficient coverage for all nomination cycles, daily to include all holidays and weekends with commensurate time off for after hour and weekend activity.

  • Responsible for the input of scheduling data into the ETRM system to accurately track movement of gas to ensure the proper costing to each SouthStar market segment.

Business Acumen:

  • Must understand the tariff and FERC policies regarding scheduling as well as interstate capacity and storage and maintain full compliance.

  • Identify any inefficiencies in current front office scheduling activities and work with direct manager to implement necessary changes to improve workflow and effectiveness.


  • Will work with mid office to ensure timely data entry as well as full compliance with all federal and state tariffs and FERC guidelines that SouthStar is subject to.

Driving Results:

  • Monitors consumption imbalances for all markets and takes necessary actions to minimize financial impact.

  • Assists in daily and monthly supply decisions to maximize economic value creation as it pertains to cash outs, imbalances and utility storage services.

  • Assists in developing monthly purchasing strategies.


Education, Certifications/Licenses:

  • Required: Bachelor's degree in business, engineering or quantitative study

  • Preferred: MBA

Related Work Experience:

  • Required: Three years' of experience in natural gas or power trading / scheduling environment

  • Preferred: Five years' experience in natural gas or power trading / scheduling environment with management experience

  • Applicant may possess a combination of equivalent education and work experience.

Specific Skills & Knowledge:


  • Working knowledge of US natural gas pipeline grids and interplay between

  • Working knowledge of ETRM systems and importance of that tool


  • Thorough understanding of national retail choice markets, including Georgia, Ohio, Michigan, Maryland and Illinois

  • High level of expertise with Endur ETRM

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires 5-20% travel. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stays away from home for one or more nights

  • This position occasionally requires prolonged standing or walking

  • This position occasionally requires incumbent to reach above shoulder level

  • The position occasionally requires incumbent to bend, kneel, crouch or crawl

  • This position requires the ability to lift up to 10 pounds

  • This position will work in an office environment


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 Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

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

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: Energy Trading

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: SouthStar Energy Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

SouthStar Energy Services - 817 W. Peachtree St., NW (817AtlantaCODE)

817 W. Peachtree St., NW

Atlanta 30318

Req ID: GAS2003458

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