Delta Air Lines, Inc. Analytics Specialist- Decision Science in Atlanta, Georgia
The Analytics Specialist has technical knowledge of operations research optimization models, simulation models, and core data science/data engineering skillset. The role supports the delivery of decision support applications based on optimization models and data science.
Identify and develop optimization products
Define and execute the optimization product roadmap
Build data sets from multiple data sources, both internally and externally.
Partner with Information Technology to optimize and enhance the database environment for optimal efficiency and best practices
Provide technical leadership to the Delta's business units
Leverage emerging technologies and identify efficient and meaningful ways to disseminate data and analysis in order to satisfy the business' needs
Assists with leadership of process improvement and project management engagements for both individual business units and cross-divisional initiatives.
Interface with business unit to develop and maintain internal customer relationships
Practices safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and well-being
Bachelor's degree in Operation Research, Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred
Must have at least 3 years of relevant analytical/project management experience
Proficiency in commercial optimization solvers (Gurobi, Cplex, GLPK, etc.)
Working knowledge of optimization methods (LP, QWP, etc.)
Proficiency in working with relational databases and query authoring (SQL)
Proficiency in Python, Bash script or other basic functional programming tools
Working knowledge of statistical/machine learning tools (e.g. SAS,R, TensorFlow) preferred
Working knowledge of Git preferred
Strong written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
Strong project management, organizational, and prioritizations skills
Must be able to interact and collaborate at all levels within Operations Analysis & Performance, OCC, cross-divisional working groups, and outside entities
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