Why Choose Us

Why Choose Us

Energy. Innovation. Opportunity. It all adds up to a career at Southern Company.

When you join Southern Company, you'll be joining the team that is inventing America's energy future through an industry-leading commitment to innovation. We also empower the communities we serve through employee volunteerism, charitable contributions and economic and community development. Our 27,000 employees make a difference — every day — in the lives of our customers.

A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns regulated energy companies in four states, a growing national competitive generation company and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications.

For the ninth consecutive year, Southern Company has been recognized by Computerworld's "100 Best Places to Work in IT." This year, Computerworld ranked Southern Company as the top "large" electric utility. The company was recognized for its focus on benefits, career development, training and retention.


Clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy is essential to our national economy and our quality of life. Southern Company is the only U.S. energy company actively working to ensure America's energy security by developing and full energy portfolio - nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency.


A national leader in robust, proprietary research and development, Southern Company is developing real solutions for America's energy and environmental future and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers.


Developing employees and helping them reach their full potential is a top priority at Southern Company. Our philosophy is simple: We know highly skilled and engaged employees are the key to our success, and we believe investing in them is an investment in the future success of our company. When you join Southern Company, you'll have an opportunity to help invent America's energy future, enhance the quality of life in our communities and ensure you get the training and opportunities to reach your full potential.

Learn about our performance-based compensation and competitive benefits.