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Delta Air Lines, Inc. Data Science Analytics Leader, Operations Decision Science in ATLANTA, Georgia

Data Science Analytics Leader, Operations Decision Science

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Ops Control

23-Jan-2020

Ref #: 2178

LinkedIn Tag: #LI-JJ1

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

The Operations Decision Science (ODS) team at Delta provides decision support across all major operations divisions using advanced analytics including machine learning and optimization. ODS currently seeks a data scientist to developing insights, machine learning models, and solutions aimed at continually improving airline performance and decision making.

An appropriate candidate will have a proven track record in machine learning, statistical analysis, and data story telling. The candidate should have excellent organizational and communication skills and feel comfortable in a fast-paced environment. The role will support the delivery of digital transformation at Delta Air Lines.

  • Develop machine learning solutions for complex business problems (large network based environment)

  • Advance company-wide understanding and implementation of AI technologies as well as best data science practices, leveraging learnings from the lab

  • Mentor junior members in technical proficiency and business acumen

  • Lead 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

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience (Master's and PhD’s preferred)

  • Proficiency in working with relational databases (SQL)

  • Proficiency in Machine Learning techniques (Python, SciKit Learn, R, and other machine learning platform)

  • Proficiency in deep learning technique/platform (TensorFlow, Keras)

  • Working knowledge of Reinforcement Learning preferred

  • Working knowledge of distributed computing platforms (Hive/Hadoop/Spark) preferred

  • Working knowledge of API Consumption 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

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience (Master's and PhD’s preferred)

  • Proficiency in working with relational databases (SQL)

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