Delta Air Lines, Inc. Data Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

The Operations Analysis & Performance (OAP) team provides analytical support across all major operational areas of the company. Support spans across the full range of Delta's operation. Operations Performance specifically focuses on locating and improving upon data sources to develop automated reporting and analysis tools including email reports, scorecards, dashboards, and ad hoc business unit needs.

The Data Analyst will:

  • Locate and extract data from a variety of sources for use in analysis, models and project development

  • Aggregate views of data sources into meaningful hierarchies

  • Utilize existing analytical models

  • Develop basic reports and analyses with direction from Sr Specialists, Analytics Leaders and Managers

  • Support process improvement and project management engagements for both individual business units and cross-divisional initiatives

  • Present findings to OAP leaders

  • Practice safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Science, Business/Management, Mathematics/Statistics, Economics or other relevant quantitative field required. 0-2 years of experience in analysis, information science, data visualization, or other relevant quantitative field preferred. Previous airline experience preferred. Track record of seeking leadership roles including student and community organizations preferred. Must be comfortable working in group and individual settings. Successful candidates will have familiarity and/or experience with some or all of the following:

  • SQL, SAS, R, Tableau or other database interface tools and languages

  • Visual Basic, Perl, Python or other basic functional programming tools

  • Statistical analysis and modeling including Linear Regression, Segmentation, non-linear predictive (e.g. Logistic) regression and machine learning