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United Air Lines, Inc. (UAL)

Senior Analyst - Commercial Data Analytics

United Air Lines, Inc. (UAL) - Chicago, IL

Sr Data Analyst

The United IT team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions that are brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics and digital solutions.

Job overview and responsibilities

United Airlines is seeking talented people to join the Enterprise Data Analytics organization.

The Commercial Data Analytics team is responsible for driving data driven insights & innovation across the Commercial organization (e.g. Marketing, eCommerce, Sales, Loyalty, Revenue Management). The Commercial Data Analytics group is a dynamic group acutely focused on driving measurable results.

As one of the Senior Analysts on the Commercial Data Analytics team, you will partner with business and commercial technology teams to define and execute data analytics initiatives that create sustainable revenue and share growth. Airline experience is not required for this position. This role requires business intuition, project management experience, and a working knowledge of analytical tools. This role reports to the Senior Manager - Commercial Data Analytics.

Partners with business and IT stakeholders to identify, prioritize, manage and implement strategic data insights and advanced analytics initiatives

Collaborates with Data Analytics teams to ensure execution of key business initiatives based on understanding of drivers, requirements, scope and timeline

Leverages analytical skill set to access data from multiple sources for ad hoc analyses, data visualizations and to drive innovation through new insights

Develops and validates evaluation metrics and models to analyze initiatve performance and identify areas of opportunity

Leads cross-team status meetings and manages frequent communication to business stakeholders and IT teams

Creates and delivers presentations and visualizations as required


Bachelors degree in a quantitative field

18 months of experience in analysis, information science, data visualization, or other relevant quantitative field required

Strong passion for answering key business questions with data

Ability to analyze problems and independently develop efficient solutions

Ability to multitask and reprioritize activities quickly and effectively

Ability to proactively manage stakeholder expectations on current and future business needs

Ability to communicate complex quantitative concepts in a clear, precise and actionable manner

Comfortable presenting to Executive-level stakeholders and able to communicate effectively with team members from all areas of the enterprise

Must be a team focused individual and a strategic thinker

Must have high energy and possess a positive attitude

Successful candidates will have a basic understanding or experience with some, if not most, of the following: SQL, SAS, R, Python or other database interface tools and languages

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


Masters Degree in a quantitative field

Project management experience

Tableau, Spotfire or other visualization tools

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


7 days 9 hours ago

United Air Lines, Inc. (UAL)


Senior Analyst - Commercial Data Analytics United Air Lines, Inc. (UAL) - Chicago, IL, United States


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
United Airlines, Inc. is an American major airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. United is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings following a $3 billion merger in 2010. The airline was previously owned, at one point in its history, by The Boeing Company, one of the world's largest aircraft manufacturers. Since its merger with Continental Airlines, the company boasts more revenue passenger miles than any airline in the world.United operates out of 10 airline hubs in the continental United States, Guam, and Japan. George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston is United's largest passenger carrying hub handling 16.6 million passengers annually with an average of 45,413 passengers daily. The company employs over 88,500 people while maintaining its headquarters in Chicago's Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower). Through the airline's parent company, United Continental Holdings, it is publicly traded under NYSE: UAL with a market capitalization of over $10.5 billion as of October, 2013.