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Cloud Developer

Birmingham, AL

Cloud Developer Job Description

Job Title: Cloud Developer

Work Location(s):

Atlanta, GA or Birmingham, AL - Hybrid


The Cloud Developer role will be part of the Marketing Technology Solutions team within the Customer Technology Solutions Organization in Southern Company’s Technology Organization’s Electric Technology Solutions tower. Position responsibilities include all aspects of solution design & delivery, production support, and managing business partner relationships. This position will require expertise in engineering cloud applications and optimization of cloud PaaS resources. Strong analysis and problem-solving skills are critical.



BS/BA required, preferably in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering or other technology related field.


  • 2+ years experience with Microsoft Azure and services including Databricks, CosmosDB, Storage Application Services, and APIGateway.

  • Experience with implementing, integrating, and supporting cloud & data technology solutions.

  • Experience developing applications with Microsoft .Net, Java, and other platforms preferred.

  • Experience optimizing cloud PaaS resources to adhere to best practices & reduce cost.

  • Ability to build relationships and work with all levels of management, vendors, and other internal and external groups.

  • Experience developing complex logical and physical data models.


  • Knowledge of cloud PaaS architecture & resources.

  • Knowledge and understanding of software development technologies, methodology and associated tools.

  • Knowledge of C# and the .NET framework.

  • Excellent root cause analysis & problem-solving skills.

  • Strong technical writing skills preferred.


  • Design, develop, implement, integrate, and/or support cloud technology solutions (ex. Energy Information eXchange) in a manner that meets or exceeds business partner expectations for quality, cost, and timeliness.

  • Communicate effectively and timely with business partners, team members, and management.

  • Provide timely, consistent, effective production application support.

  • Ensure required documentation for projects is developed.

  • Adhere to Change Management policies and procedures.

  • Respond/Resolve all operational problems quickly & effectively.

  • Be a student of the business, taking care to understand the challenges & goals of our company.

  • Exhibit Our Values


Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit

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 Identification: 5874

Job Category: Information Technology

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Company Services


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