24 days old
2018-06-222018-07-22

Consultant/Senior Consultant, IT Operations Research - Data Science

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19787 

Overview

Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.

 

You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.

 

What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.

 

Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

This job is a member of the Operations Research and Advanced Analytics Team within the Information Technology Division. This position will be responsible for working with cross functional teams to shape the airline’s business and technical strategies by analyzing and interpreting large datasets; also you will use advanced analytical and statistical methods to identify opportunities and deliver actionable recommendations to our business partners.

 

Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Work with a team of analytics professionals and cross functional teams to identify business opportunities and quantify business impacts
  • Obtain, manipulate, clean and analyze large structured and unstructured data from diverse sources; develop statistical/machine learning models to drive value for our partners
  • Research and develop forecasting and optimization methods to solve difficult non-routine analysis problems
  • Find useful relationships between different data domains, with the goal of improving internal and external operations, revenue, and ultimately, the customer experience
  • Craft compelling stories based on logical recommendations to provide actionable insights that drive informed decisions
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders across the company and promote data driven decision making

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s or PhD Degree in a Quantitative Discipline (Operations Research, Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Decision Sciences, Statistics, etc.)

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience in a technical professional environment
  • Experience with data visualization software (Tableau, Qlik, or Zoomdata, etc.)
  • Breadth of knowledge across the OR skillset (ex: optimization, simulation, analytics)
  • Experience with sales/marketing data
  • Familiarity with Big Data Technologies
  • Familiarity with Machine Learning techniques
  • Domain knowledge in the airline industry
  • 1 year computer programming language (Python, R, C++, Java, SAS, etc.)
  • Depth of knowledge in at least one OR skill area (optimization, simulation, analytics, etc.)
  • Practical experience in data extraction, cleansing and analysis
  • Experience using databases and writing complex queries involving various joins, aggregation functions, sub queries, update/alter tables
  • Demonstrated aptitude for independent learning, logical analysis, problem identification, and problem solving

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19787 

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