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Title:  Senior Analyst Engine Programs


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  27894

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Position Summary

The Senior Analyst Engine Programs reports to and supports the Manager of Engine Procurement Programs, Technical Operations in the preparation and execution of strategic projects and commercial transactions involving engine maintenance, engine platform selection, engine sales and purchases. The Senior Analyst leverages spend analytics and market intelligence to develop commercial strategy recommendations for the Technical Operations department. The role involves working closely with JetBlue’s Strategic Sourcing, Engineering, Legal, Corporate Finance and Treasury teams, among other groups.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of a long term integrative engine fleet strategy, working alongside JetBlue’s Structural Programs and Technical Operations groups
  • Conduct analysis for commercial recommendations on all current and future engine platforms, including the facilitation, preparation and conduct of negotiations on engine maintenance agreements
  • Prepare financial and operational risk analysis for engine maintenance projects and commercial transactions involving procurement or sale of spare engines
  • Function as liaison between Technical Operations’ tactical and strategic teams
  • Partner with members from Engineering, Strategic Sourcing, Legal, Finance and Accounting teams
  • Maintain relationships with key existing and potential future business partners, including engine Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and engine maintenance providers
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Engineering
  • Three (3) years of finance, strategic sourcing or equivalent experience
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong financial, quantitative and data analysis skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage project communications and stakeholder expectations
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (20%)
  • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Business (incl. Accounting, Economics and Finance) or Engineering
  • Knowledge of aviation maintenance contracts and different financial and operational structures
  • Experience in negotiating and managing maintenance agreements, preferably in aviation
  • Specific experience with engine maintenance, engine manuals and documentation
  • Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet modeling and database administration, including applications beyond Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrated experience presenting to an organization’s executive leadership levels, including results

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be availability to respond on short-notice
  • Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun
  • Must fulfill safety accountabilities as prescribed by JetBlue’s Safety Management System
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))
  • Responsible for adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
  • Uphold JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understand how they relate to their duties and responsibilities


  • Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

  • Normal Office Environment

Physical Effort: 

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)


JetBlue Airways is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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