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Sr Analytics Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 5:32:42 PM
  • 2783660
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Digital
Location(s): United States ; Texas; Austin


About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Flight Analytics is a team of passionate individuals who foster innovative analytics for improving aviation safety and efficiency using multiple airline data sources, including DFDR/QAR & operational data. We promote a creative and relaxed environment by placing a high value on ideas and personal growth. The Rotorcraft Data Analyst will grow and maintain our Analytics Libraries by developing algorithms based on data driven decisions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop analytics in support of rotorcraft industry safety and efficiency best practices
  • Design, test, and maintain data configurations (DFDR/QAR, operational databases, etc.)
  • Deliver design input for the evolution of the Analytics Platform
  • Communicate analytic development to internal and external users through presentations and documentation
  • Train and assist customers in using the Austin Digital software and analytics libraries
  • Identify and correct flight data quality issues
  • Serve as internal expert user of the Austin Digital platform for input to the ongoing improvement and development of the software offering
  • Lead or participate in a mix of short and long term aviation safety or efficiency projects
  • Work in technical teams in application and deployment of data mining methods
  • Perform exploratory, and targeted data analyses for Austin Digital analytics libraries and for specific customer projects
  • Assist in determining technical approaches and methodologies to be used on projects
  • Ensure proper definition of data needs, evaluation of data quality, and critique appropriate statistical analyses; for critical projects, perform needed analyses

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Applied Statistics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:

  • Ability and willingness to travel as required
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong knowledge of or experience with rotorcraft operations
  • Strong understanding of flight dynamics, avionics, and onboard aerospace systems
  • Strong math skills, including vector calculus, regression analysis, and statistics
  • Experience in performing on-demand, exploratory, and targeted data analyses to obtain insights large data sets
  • Competency in major analytics software packages and programming environments (e.g. Matlab, Python, R, Java etc. in Big data paradigms)
  • Familiarity with Flight Data recording standards and readout methods
  • Understanding of binary and other non-decimal numbering systems
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

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    Locations: United States ; Texas; Austin

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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