All United jobs

Mobile united Logo

Job Information

United Airlines Senior Manager - Data Engineering Portfolio Delivery in Chicago, Illinois

We have a wide variety of career opportunities around the world — come find yours.

Digital Products & Analytics

This Digital Products and Analytics department consists of merchandising, digital marketing/personalization, data insights and optimization, visualization, UX digital products, data analytics, and more.

Job overview and responsibilities

The Senior Manager, Portfolio Delivery Lead is an exciting opportunity to own a large internal client engagement to deliver cutting edge enterprise data & analytics solutions.

Role is responsible for overseeing and managing the portfolio data delivery and processes. This position serves an essential role in balancing the multiple stakeholders, technology partners and our development function to ensure we are maximizing enterprise value of our data assets. This role also requires business intuition, project management experience, data analytics skills, strategic thinking and managing a team to coordinate and build robust analytical ecosystems.

  • Manage a team that partners with business and technology teams to define and execute data engineering initiatives that create a data store as a single source of truth for all consumer, analytical and reporting tools

  • Responsible for all aspects of data lake delivery including creating project roadmaps, gathering requirements, data analysis, meta-data management, detailed project plans, functional and user acceptance testing

  • Establish effective Agile portfolio delivery model to track projects from ideation to completion. Lead the team to set the standards around Agile delivery and provide visibility into portfolio priorities, commitments and capacity

  • Lead portfolio status meetings and manage frequent status communication to business stakeholders, IT teams and senior leadership

  • Ensure data assets are accurate and reliable. Be accountable for deliverables by understanding and balancing the competing demands for project scope, time and quality

  • Be a thought partner, responsible and accountable to your portfolio team's data strategy. This includes roadmap development, scoping/estimation of initiatives, prioritizing initiatives, risk mitigation planning, etc.

  • Estimating and managing resources needs to achieve project goals on time and within budget

  • Lead and develop data analyst team members.


  • SQL experience

  • Experience managing a team

  • Strong strategic/critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Passionate about data & analytics

  • Customer focused mindset

  • Bachelor's degree in quantitative field (i.e. - statistics, computer science/engineering, business analytics, information systems, etc.)

  • 5+ years experience in analytics or engineering role

  • Experience delivering large, cross-functional projects

  • Experience with cloud technologies

  • Experience working with large structured and unstructured datasets used for analytical or reporting purposes

  • 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


  • Background in Teradata and/or Hadoop stack

  • Python/PySpark experience

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 21 Digital Products & Analytics

Function: Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled