American Airlines

Intern, Revenue Management Operations Research

American Airlines - Posted 2 months ago
$80k/year  + Equity

Internship

Dallas, TX

Category
Accounting and Auditing Services
Career Level
Manager
Company size
130k employees

Airport:  Dallas/Fort Worth International

Accounting and Auditing Services Job description

Why you'll love this job

  • The role is a part of the Revenue Engineering Team within our Revenue Management group.
  • This role is responsible for developing and driving improvements in Revenue Management and Network Planning systems by building automation forecasting and optimization engines that are responsible for increased performance and revenue for all flights in the American Airlines network.

What you'll do

  • Defines and solves complex problems through quantitative analysis and analytical models, using operations research, statistics, machine learning, and forecasting techniques.
  • Builds mathematical models, develops applications, and provides support to the business.
  • Participates in model design, prototype, model development, and model implementation.
  • Formulates hypotheses and designs tests to support business. Leverages statistics to evaluate tests that will drive positive revenue decisions.
  • Implement prototype solutions using programming languages such as Python and Java, statistical tools like R, as well as business insights
  • Develop a solid understanding of core airline economics and be well positioned for potential advancement
  • Works within revenue management and various commercial groups to creatively solve business problems by understanding business processes and airline economics in order to identify and implement solutions that will drive revenue performance.
  • Deliver professional presentations and communications around complex topics targeted to varied audiences.
  • Partners with Information Technology to implement prototype solutions and improve systems.

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • The candidate should be in the process of obtaining a degree (BS, MS, or Ph.D.) in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Economics, Applied Mathematics, or a STEM-related field. 
  • Successful candidates will have a demonstrated aptitude for logical analysis, problem identification, and problem-solving as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • The ability to use computer-based tools and programming languages to implement solutions is required. 
  • Willingness to show initiative and take ownership of job responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Master’s/PhD in Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Engineering or related field
  • Experience solving large-scale problems and familiarity with the airline industry is a plus

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Successful candidates will have a demonstrated aptitude for logical analysis, problem identification, and problem-solving as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to use computer-based tools and programming languages to implement solutions is required.
  • Strong experience with Python, R, writing complex SQL queries, Big Data or experience with other data mining packages is a plus.
  • Willingness to show initiative and take ownership of job responsibilities.

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.

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