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Analyst/Senior Analyst, Safety Decision Support Systems

Analyst/Senior Analyst, Safety Decision Support Systems

Date:  Nov 25, 2021

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 48937 


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 Safety Science & Analytics Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • This team is responsible for providing safety decision support to all workgroups and divisions at American Airlines. 
  • This job develops and maintains in-depth predictive analysis to tell the story of emerging safety trends and their possible causal factors, with the intent to drive solutions, preventing safety incidents before they occur. 

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. 

  • This role is responsible for closing the loop between the data collected throughout American’s operation, and the appropriate operational stakeholders involved in risk-based decision making
  • Builds and maintains high fidelity statistical and machine learning models to proactively identify emerging safety trends
  • Dictates data structure, to include the blending of existing proprietary and publicly available data sources so that additional data points may be captured without impacting implementation timelines
  • Partners with Data Engineers to identify new data sources and data gathering techniques, ensure data availability and consistency, and assess data effectiveness and accuracy
  • Builds means for innovative and meaningful delivery of safety data and recommendations
  • Partners with Data Analysis Groups, and Operations Standards Boards to deliver compelling and actionable recommendations to drive informed decision making to all levels of company leadership

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Advanced degree in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, or similar field)
  • Expertise in collection, extraction, cleansing, preprocessing, wrangling, and analysis of large datasets to identify trends and actionable insights
  • 3 years of experience with hands-on data science or machine learning projects/products

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 4 years of experience with hands-on data science or machine learning projects/products in a High Reliability Organization or Industry
  • Experience with Azure Cloud Services
  • Knowledge of Airline Operations

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Profound knowledge of Microsoft Office to include, Word, Excel, etc.
  • Expert knowledge of Tableau, Alteryx, and Cognos
  • Fluency in Python, R, and SQL
  • Expertise in Statistical/Machine Learning Tools
  • In-depth knowledge in statistical and machine-learning techniques, applying predictive analytics to develop practical safety solutions
  • Expertise in using data visualization tools to build dashboards for all levels of leadership 
  • Experience delivering presentations and leading collaboration across all levels of management
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage and prioritize multiple complex deliverables

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: 48937 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Systems Analyst, Safety, Engineer, Business Intelligence, Database, Technology, Service, Engineering

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