15 days old

Consultant/Senior Consultant, IT Operations Research

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 18089 


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 Information Technology Team, within the Information Technology Division. The Operations Research department functions as an internal consulting group providing quantitative analysis and decision support for business units throughout the airline.  Assignments within OR typically involve quantitative and qualitative analysis of a business situation, model prototyping, development of recommendations, and presentation of those recommendations. 


Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
  • 2 years of experience in operations research, industrial engineering, or mathematics


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • SAS or R programming
    • Integer programming or non-linear optimization
    • Revenue management
    • Crew, network or fleet planning
    • Data Mining/Big Data concepts and tools, including prior experience with recommender systems and/or text mining
  • Familiarity with the airline/travel industry
  • Demonstrated aptitude for logical analysis, problem identification, and problem solving as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Outstanding analytical skills, including Data Science, Simulation, Linear, Non-linear, and Integer Programming
  • Proficiency in Python, Java, C++, C# or VB.Net
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Expertise in R statistical package and visualization tools, such as Tableau or Shiny
  • Experience using forecasting and statistical methods, such as time-series analysis, regression, classification, and clustering in real-world applications
  • Ability to explain complex technical concepts to different types of audiences, including non-technical groups, and prepare high quality presentations


Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 18089 


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