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Senior Analyst - Data Analytics

Req #: WHQ00012918-CT
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category:Information Technology
Senior Analyst – Data Analytics

United Airlines is seeking talented people to join the Data Analytics division. The group leverage data and decision sciences to enhance organizational and commercial effectiveness across the company.   

The analyst is responsible for developing analyses, processes, and reporting that deliver actionable insights. This position will also partake in cross-functional projects that require significant analytical and data-mining skills. Large scale data analysis will leverage SQL, R, Spotfire, and other analytical tools. Activities may include visualization, experimental design, performance assessment, and predictive analytics. The analyst will work closely with stakeholders throughout a wide variety of department.
  • Solve a variety of complex business, sales, marketing, pricing or operational problems by analyzing data and market trends. 
  • Data mining and analysis for ad hoc projects will include: exploratory data analysis, predictive analytics, and data visualization.
  • Develop insightful dashboards that management can use to produce informed business decisions.
  • Understand and utilize available tools to solve evolving business problems.
  • Effectively communicate findings and complex analytical solutions to upper management.



  • Bachelor degree in quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Operations Research)
  • At least 2 years of recent experience as Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Developer, or a related analytical role
  • Willingness to expand upon known programming skills and continually develop/learn new technical skills in support of new tools/methods
  • Significant exposure to SQL and relational databases
  • High degree of proficiency in Excel
  • Strong analysis, data manipulation, and problem solving skills
  • Desire to attack complex data sets
  • Ability to work independently and manage several simultaneous projects with a focus on results
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • Knowledge of Big Data and Hadoop
  • Experience with text analytics and machine learning
  • Experience in airline operations or familiarity with operational data
  • Exposure to R, Python, and D3




Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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