Senior Data Science Specialist

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

As a Senior Data Science Specialist, you will lead a team of analyst to design and build analytics methodologies, solutions, and products to deliver value where data is the basis for solutions. Using expertise in mathematics and statistics and a good understanding of airline data, you will deliver solutions that are relevant in the business context and drive added value.

You will be responsible for planning & executing strategies to achieve the Revenue Management (RM) department goal of applying more data, science and technology to deliver results to meet revenue targets (including RASK). The role requires you to collaborate with IT stakeholders, data analysts and business users and create synergies and lead the adoptions of common tools and technologies that bring value.

In this role, you will translate sophisticated data science concepts in an understandable and meaningful manner to help the business adopt and transform. You will work with available RM data sources including for example, pricing, inventory and market share, using your skills in computer science, statistics and / or machine learning to deliver solutions to deliver revenue. Interpret the requirements of RM and other stakeholders, analysts and specialist to develop efficient and reliable solutions that will help improve the quality of decisions to deliver revenue. You will communicate findings, critical information and insights to business and make relevant recommendations to adapt existing business strategies. You will also provide comprehensive reports with recommendation for management review and decision making. You will be required to use and apply modern development tools (e.g. R, Python, Spark) and write code to deliver solutions that drive innovation.



We are looking for a passionate, high energy individual who has excellent understanding of airline economics, as well as sales and distribution knowledge. Experience working as a Data Science Specialist within the Revenue Management department of an airline would be ideal. You should have experience of supervising a team of Data Science experts, have the ability to delegate work, set clear directions and manage workflows. Strong mentoring and coaching skills is also essential.

To be successful in this role you will need to be minimum Bachelor’s Degree qualified in related disciplines such as Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science or Engineering, with at least 6 years of job related experience within the airline industry. You will need to have an expert understanding of statistics, operations research, and forecasting and optimization methods. You should also have an expert level understanding of IT related topics, and good understanding of airlines business process.

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