Delta Airlines

SWIM Manager, Air Traffic Management

Delta Airlines - Posted 2 months ago
$120k-140k/year  + Equity


Atlanta, GA

Air Traffic Controller
Career Level
Company size
83k employees

Air Traffic Controller Job description

Delta Air Lines’ Operations and Customer Center (OCC) is the “heartbeat” and nerve center of Delta’s worldwide operations and is responsible for all tactical and strategic decision-making for every flight. Air Traffic Management (ATM) serves as the liaison and advocates the FAA on all Air Traffic Control matters to garner maximum efficiency of the airspace to serve our customers.

ATM is building out our team to support an increasingly complex operating environment and continue to be an industry leader in partnerships with the FAA. This role will lead a team to ensure the successful conversion of mission-critical frontline tools from legacy data to new FAA System Wide Information Management (SWIM) data as well as provide necessary IT support and guidance to our analytical and industry affairs teams. An ideal candidate is enthusiastic about building relationships, has air traffic management or airline operations experience, and has a strong IT background.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as manager and primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on all matters related to FAA data, including the new SWIM data program
  • Represent Delta with internal/external stakeholders (including FAA) to influence data/technology priorities, processes, and strategic goals 
  • Maintain and establish effective relationships and feedback loops between our frontline customers, leaders, and technology partners
  • Drive goals of continuous improvement and maximizing operational reliability through effective technology services and apps
  • Join our commitment to sustainability and Our Flight to Net Zero by driving fuel efficiency in the National Airspace System
  • Support a 24/7 operation as required


  • Candidates for this position should have at minimum a Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of relevant work experience in IT, computer science, or related field
  • Must be capable of working under pressure, managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proven ability to manage and motivate others
  • Strategic thinking and creative problem-solving skills with the ability to translate information into a logical and actionable story
  • Experience with MS Office is required
  • Embrace diverse people, thinking, and styles
  • Consistently make safety and security, of self and others, the priority
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by the date of hire to be considered for a U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.


  • Knowledge of information technology: Cloud Computing, AWS, Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of IT concepts such as Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Agile methodologies, ITIL, Change Management, BCP
  • Project management experience
  • The previous airline, Air Traffic, or FAA experience 
  • Knowledge of SWIM architecture, and/or experience with TFMS, TFDM, TBFM and other FAA source systems
  • Experience in data analysis, visualization and presentations
  • Willingness to travel for industry meetings

More Delta Airlines jobs

Similar Air Traffic Controller jobs

Nats - Horley, ENG


  • Listening to the frequency and acting as a second pair of eyes and ears (e.g. spotting conflictions, incorrect read backs, taxi errors etc).
  • Operation of airfield lighting panel incorporating airfield ground lighting and vehicle crossings, in accordance with instructions passed by the Ground Movement. Controller (GMC) to aircraft and vehicles.
Posted 7 days ago
IATA - Montreal, QC


  • Support the ATM team in developing and promoting IATA positions related to aircraft avionics, communications, navigation and surveillance technologies, and aviation radio spectrum. 
  • Develop and present airline position on the aviation spectrum and present it at the World Radio Conference;
Posted 2 months ago


  • Communication and information sharing related to ATM strategy, policies, and positions, including managing communication channels with the ATM WG, AAWG, RCGs & ICAO relations team
  • Liaise with the SP team, manage SP accounts
Posted 2 months ago


  • Feeder Park – To manage and adhere to the companies taxi management operational system ensuring all hackney trade complies with the Airport Code of Conduct and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Olympic House (T1 Departures) – To maintain a continuous flow of all traffic from passengers dropping off to buses and taxis. Assist all customers of the airport with any general inquiries and provide excellent customer service when required.
Posted 2 months ago
  • Control Movement of aircraft to and from ramp areas
  • Monitor inbound and outbound operations and determine the best course of action to manage the movement
Posted 2 months ago