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Designer/Sr Designer, Flight Training Curriculum

Designer/Sr Designer, Flight Training Curriculum

Date:  Sep 23, 2022

Location: Flight Training Academy (DFW-SV03)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 63124 


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

  • American Airlines is seeking a motivated, energetic Curriculum Designer to join the Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) team at the Flight Academy in Fort Worth, TX.
  • Being a part of the Flight Training & Standards organization means that you will contribute to successfully training over 13,000 of the world’s safest pilots. You’ll do this through assisting in American’s data collection and analysis needed to continuously improve all pilot training programs. This position reports to the Manager, Advanced Qualification Program (AQP).
  • This role is a part of the Advanced Qualification Program team within our Flight group.

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.

  • Perform regular audits of all AQP material for compliance with various company and/or regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate to assess safety risks associated with proposed changes in accordance with American Airlines’ Safety Management System (SMS) process
  • Interface with the Safety Department to identify trends in pilot training related to line operations safety data
  • Download raw pilot training performance data, pre-process, and then load into a data warehouse for later analysis
  • Analyze pilot training performance data, summarize data findings, and communicate findings to stakeholders (training management, safety department, etc.) using dashboards, interactive data visualizations, reports, and presentations
  • Develop and deploy pilot training performance assessments and feedback surveys
  • Produce ad-hoc pilot training performance reports on request
  • Provide production support for the Advanced Qualification Program (AQP)

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business analytics, aviation safety, instructional systems design, marketing, data science, psychology, a similar field, or equivalent experience/training
  • 3+ years of experience in: aviation safety analytics, pilot training analytics, aviation instructional systems design, business analytics, data science or relevant experience
  • Experience developing and publishing dashboards in Power BI Desktop and creating reports in Power BI Report Builder
  • Demonstrated ability in determining trends using data analysis and/or business intelligence
  • Intermediate knowledge in programming languages such as SQL, R, and/or Python


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master’s degree in business analytics, aviation safety, instructional systems design, marketing, data science, psychology, or similar program
  • 5+ years of experience in business analytics, pilot training analytics, or aviation safety analytics
  • 1+ years working for a 14 CFR Part 121 airline flight training, flight safety, or flight operations department as an analyst, or providing data analytics for those departments
  • Background working with platforms including Teradata, Tableau, Databricks and Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Prior experience in migrating to Power BI would be a plus

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic SQL query functions to select, aggregate, and sort data
  • Demonstrated ability to use data visualization software, such as Microsoft Power BI or Tableau Desktop
  • Experience with text mining in R and/or Python (e.g., text categorization and sentiment analysis)

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.


Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 63124 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Data Analyst, Database, SQL, Data Warehouse, Aviation, Data, Technology

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