American Airlines Employment – Senior Analyst

Job Description:

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in collaborative research efforts with academic, research, and government agencies around data analytics, improved decision making, and learning decision support
  • Researches current practices and industry trends and keeps abreast of latest advances in data analytic techniques and IT solutions to solve complex airline business problems
  • Establishes connections with all levels and job functions within the IOC organization from front-line team members to senior leadership to gain insights into opportunities, data, people, and processes
  • Acts as an agent of change to help establish American Airlines as an industry leader in operational performance
  • Partners with IT, related business units, and outside vendors and business partners to implement the IOC vision for an industry-leading analytics capability around execution assessment and learning decision support
  • Works collaboratively and cross-divisionally with other analytics groups within American to identify business opportunities, quantify business impacts, and deliver actionable insights for the IOC
  • Creates compelling and holistic data stories for assessing the execution of both regular and irregular operational events
  • Designs and leverages the development of new and existing data sources to provide new perspectives around performance
  • Develops and applies statistical/machine learning models to uncover insights and drive value

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline (Operations Research, Data Science, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Decision Sciences, Statistics, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline (Operations Research, Data Science, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Decision Sciences, Statistics, etc.)
  • 3 years job related experience
  • 2-5 years of experience in a technical/quantitative professional environment
  • Familiarity with airline operations, Air Traffic Control, and Air Traffic Flow management concepts
  • Familiarity with FAA SWIM data
  • Familiarity with contextual inquiry principles
  • Expertise in at least one computer programming/scripting language (e.g. Python, R, Java, C++) and experience using data analytics software tools to analyze large data sets
  • Practical experience in data extraction, cleansing, analysis, and visualization
  • Familiarity with Big Data technologies
  • Familiarity with machine learning and AI-driven techniques

Job Details:

Company:  American Airlines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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