Delta Air Lines, Inc. Analytics Leader- Decision Science in Atlanta, Georgia
The Analytics Leader has deep technical knowledge of operations research optimization models, simulation models, and core data science/data engineering skillset. This position requires excellent organizational and communication skills. The role supports the delivery of decision support applications based on optimization models and data science.
Design, develop and implement optimization products
Define and execute the optimization product roadmap
Build complex 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
Mentor junior members in technical proficiency and business acumen
Lead and manage complex process improvement and project management engagements for both individual business units and cross-divisional initiatives.
Interface with business unit leaders 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 and a minimum of 5 years relevant analytical/project management/decision science work experience required; Master's degree preferred plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant decision science experience required.
Proficiency in multiple optimization methods (LP, QWP, QCP, MILP, MIQP, etc.)
Proficiency in commercial optimization solvers (Gurobi, Cplex, GLPK, 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
Must be performing satisfactorily in present position