Responsible for identifying business trends from big data sources to enable faster and better decision making. Engages in supporting project teams in value added activities that generate practical solutions to complex business problems, explores new business alternatives, and drives improvement in business decisions through product and data knowledge and market trends. In addition, must have in-depth subject matter and professional expertise as well as thorough knowledge of the internal/industry data sources which render professional opinion an essential component of the job.
Investigates and identifies patterns in big data to generate business insights
Responsible for sourcing data leveraging their expertise for product enhancements, and/or research & development activities as part of a team, with an orientation to generating practical business s insights, solutions and delivering value
Leverages in-depth knowledge of business data/systems and understanding of the business process to identify and implement solutions and influences business processes that will result in significant bottom-line contributions and/or efficiency improvements
Stays abreast of changing business trends, data sources, and tools and enables the company in staying ahead of its competition
Sets short-term direction for research efforts and/or analyses
Drives management decisions through descriptive and inquisitive data analytics using tools such as SAS, machine learning, BI tools, and/or other data extraction tools
Designs and develops predictive and prescriptive models for several efforts, and interfaces with client organizations and IT
Some communication and presentation to organization leaders are required, with emphasis on data visualization skill, quality, and timeliness
Share accountability for training other staff professionals within the organization. Mentor individuals for acquiring and/or maintaining the technical skills for which scientist can serve as the subject matter expert
Develops and delivers presentations aligned with CIEO standards
BS in a quantitative field such as Engineering, Operations Research, Statistics, or a related quantitative field
6+ years (or 4.5+ years if MS in a quantitative field or 3+ years if PhD in a quantitative field) of airline or related business experience at successive levels in analytical fields solving complex business problems
3+ years of in-depth experience in data modeling through use of statistical/machine learning toolkits such as SAS, R, Python, JMP, and Minitab, and/or BI tools like Spotfire and Tableau
2+ years of demonstrated ability in innovation to create business value through data mining, data analytics, predictive modeling, information retrieval, machine learning and/or artificial intelligence techniques
Advanced quantitative skills, subject matter knowledge and data source expertise in at least one business area, good business technical communication, verbal/written communication, and presentation and sales skills
Adaptability to changing business environment
Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact with clients at all levels and influence business strategy
Stays abreast of changing industry trends and enable the company in staying ahead of its competition
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Advanced degree (MS, PhD, or equivalent) in quantitative field
1+ years of airline business experience
Knowledge of United/industry data sources
Existing productive connections with academia to keep abreast of new developments
Please apply online at www.united.jobs and / or send resume to Sr. Recruiter, Abigail Olsen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
United Airlines is one of the world's best airlines! With great people, an unparalleled global network, the best new aircraft order book among U.S. network carriers and superior products and services, the new United is well positioned to deliver meaningful profitability and sustainable long-term value for our customers, the communities we serve, our shareholders and our co-workers around the world.
Together with United Express, the new United operates a total of approximately 5,800 flights a day to 371 destinations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia from our hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. United and Continental are members of Star Alliance, which offers more than 21,200 daily flights to 181 countries worldwide through its 28 member airlines.
With more than 90,000 employees worldwide, the company is committed to being the airline customers want to fly, and the airline employees want to work for. The company's corporate and operational headquarters are located in Chicago, and it maintains a significant presence in Houston, the company's largest hub.
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