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Lead Decision Science Analyst

Company: Delta
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

United States, Georgia, Atlanta
Ops Control
Ref #: 14356
LinkedIn Tag: #LI-TY How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)
Delta Air Lines connects the world by flying 180 million customers to 300+ destinations every year. At Operations Decision Science (ODS), we build and deploy data science and predictive modeling tools to support this complex operation. ODS currently seeks a scientist to develop insights, machine learning models, and solutions aimed at continually improving airline performance and decision making. Join our team to make a real-world impact by developing analytical solutions to deliver the best air travel experiences.

An appropriate candidate will have excellent technical knowledge of simulation methodology (discrete event and agent-based paradigms), reinforcement learning and core data science/data engineering skillset. The candidate should have excellent organizational and communication skills and feel comfortable in a fast-paced environment. The role will support the delivery of decision support applications based on simulation, optimization models and data science.

Primary Functions:
Design, develop, implement, and calibrate decision support products (simulation, RL and data science)
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 Delta's business units
Leverage emerging technologies and identify efficient and meaningful ways to disseminate data and analysis to satisfy the business needs
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)
Master's degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience working in supply chain analytics applications
Working knowledge in development of RL models using simulation as a training platform
Working knowledge in model tuning/calibration
Proficiency in working with relational databases and query authoring (SQL)
Proficiency in Python, C++ or other programming languages
Strong written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
Strong project management, organizational, and prioritization skills
Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc. What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)
Working knowledge in multiple simulation paradigms and tools (Anylogic preferred)
Working knowledge building optimization models and leveraging optimization engines (Gurobi, CPLEX) preferred
Working knowledge of GIT, Linux/Unix and Bash/Shell scripting is preferred
Working knowledge of statistical/machine learning tools (e.g., SAS, R, TensorFlow) preferred

Keywords: Delta, Atlanta , Lead Decision Science Analyst, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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