United Airlines Senior Analyst - Commercial Data Analytics in Chicago, Illinois

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Department Overview

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


  • 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


  • Strong passion for answering key business questions with data

  • Ability to analyze problems and independently develop efficient solutionsrequired

  • Ability to multitask and reprioritize activities quickly and effectively

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

  • Must be a team focused individual and a strategic thinker

  • Must have high energy and possess a positive attitude


  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field required

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

  • Master’s Degree in a quantitative field preferred

  • Project management experience preferred


  • 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


Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Professional Opportunities