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Data Scientist/Senior Data Scientist, IT Operations Research and Advanced Analytics

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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Data Scientist/Senior Data Scientist, IT Operations Research and Advanced Analytics

Date:  Jun 1, 2021

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)
Additional Locations: Ft Worth, TX
Requisition ID: 42539


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!

Why you’ll love this job

This job is a member of the Operations Research and Advanced Analytics (OR&AA) team. Positioned within the Information Technology organization, the OR&AA team at American Airlines has a long history of being on the leading edge of analytics in the airline domain. Nearly four decades ago we launched the revenue management revolution with our yield management strategy. Today our diverse team of passionate analytics professionals supports decision making across the airline, including pricing and revenue management, fleet and network optimization, crew and flight scheduling, airport and maintenance operations and customer/social media analytics. We are constantly on the lookout to bring together exciting technologies, like the latest in cloud technology, with cutting-edge analytical methods, such as deep learning, computer vision, and natural language processing, to create a competitive edge for American.

What you’ll do

As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced. Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations.

As part of the OR&AA team, you will deliver data and analytics driven projects from beginning to end, by:

  • Working with cross functional teams and other analytics professionals to identify business opportunities and frame the analytics problem
  • Obtaining, manipulating, cleaning, and analyzing structured and unstructured data from diverse sources
  • Building & validating analytical and statistical models using forecasting and machine learning techniques (e.g., NLP, computer vision, tabular modeling) to drive value for our partners
  • Deploying models as proofs of concept or fully productionized implementations
  • Monitoring and maintaining deployed models to ensure continued effectiveness
  • Quantifying business impacts and communicating actionable recommendations with business partners to drive informed decisions
  • Promoting data driven decision making across the company by delivering workshops and tutorials

All you’ll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master’s/PhD degree or Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of equivalent practical experience in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Engineering, etc.)
  • Experience with at least one programming language (e.g., Python, R, Java)
  • Practical experience with data extraction, cleaning, and analysis
  • Deep knowledge of statistical and machine learning techniques

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Practical experience designing, building and deploying machine learning models
  • Experience contributing within cloud environments, including production deployments
  • Familiarity with deep learning, natural language processing, computer vision, recommender systems, experimentation (e.g., A/B testing) is a plus
  • Experience with SQL and data visualization
  • Experience working in a consulting role
  • Domain knowledge in the airline industry is a plus

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Demonstrated aptitude for logical analysis, problem identification, and problem solving
  • Ability to view data from different angles to employ feature engineering techniques to better represent models
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work on a diverse team or with a diverse range of coworkers

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