Operations Research Consultant/Sr. Consultant - Data Science
Type: Full Time
Operations Research Professionals
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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 big data, with cutting-edge analytical methods, like deep learning, computer vision, and natural language processing, to create a competitive edge for American.
What you’ll do
As part of the OR&AA team, you will deliver data and analytics-driven projects from beginning to end. Specifically, you'll do the following:
Work with cross-functional teams and other analytics professionals to identify business opportunities and frame the analytics problem
Obtain, manipulate, clean, and analyze structured and unstructured data from diverse sources
Build & validate advanced analytical and statistical models, using forecasting, optimization, simulation, and machine learning techniques (e.g., NLP, computer vision, tabular modeling)
Deploy models as proofs of concept or fully productionized implementations
Monitor and maintain deployed models to ensure continued effectiveness
Quantify business impacts and communicate actionable recommendations with business partners to drive informed decisions
Promote data-driven decision making across the company by delivering workshops and tutorials