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Title:  Senior Analyst Sfty Data Gov & Insights


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  55690
Category:  Safety



Position Summary

The Senior Safety Data Governance & Insights (SDGI) Analyst will support JetBlue’s Safety Business Intelligence (SBI) team in establishing mechanisms for monitoring, measuring and analysis in an effort to assist leaders in making continuous improvements in performance via data analytics and evaluation. The identification and establishment of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Safety Performance Targets (SPTs) will support decision-making and ensure the organization maintains continued regulatory compliance and achieves safety goals.


In addition, the Senior SDGI Analyst will join a team supporting the implementation of a new Safety Management System (SMS) Electronic Recordkeeping System. Properly implemented, the system will create efficiencies, automate workflow and establish process improvements. The Senior SDGI Analyst will oversee the development of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Doc 9859 performance management processes, identify and source needed data, and develop qualitative and quantitative indicators to understand the organization’s top regulatory and safety risks.

Essential Responsibilities

    • Oversee the Data Governance Strategy across the safety department
    • Maintain the data glossary and understand the data flow lineage and usage
    • Drive decision making to get to the 'Golden Copy' or 'Single Version of the Truth'
    • Establish and manage Data Quality KPIs to measure the success of the data management program
    • Ensure testing standards and documentation are adequate and complete
    • Create, review and revise Data Governance related procedures
    • Stay involved and up to date with the industry's best practices in the space of Data Governance and Data Management to advise on process / methodology improvements
    • Develop context, establish goals, make clear prioritization decisions and communicate to the stakeholders on progress towards analytical goals
    • Identify data governance gaps and assess data governance maturity in a complex data environment. Should also be able to identify the implications for data governance that arise from the technology, current processes, and skill levels in a complex data environment
    • Ability to design and build complex data pipelines
    • Employs the practical application of ICAO Doc 9859 SMS Safety Performance Management theory to help leaders identify Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Safety Performance Targets (SPTs), and triggers/alerts to ensure timely measurement
    • Establish processes for data auditing, analysis, visualization, and reporting leveraging Tableau and similar business intelligence tools
    • Work on conducting needs assessments to identify individual, programmatic and organizational needs; conduct process improvement initiatives with process owners which includes: documenting current process to identify pain points and opportunities, performing supporting data analysis, facilitating the design of the process changes, and supporting implementation of the process change
    • Assist with the identification and prioritization of opportunities where process redesign/improvement can significantly impact efficiency, efficacy, compliance, quality, and user satisfaction
    • Work directly on the planning, design, development, and implementation of a new Safety Management System (SMS) Recordkeeping system supporting JetBlue Safety and Regulatory Compliance leaders and their programs
    • Work with the leaders of Continuous Improvement & Project Management Office (CI&PMO), Safety Management System (SMS) and all operational and corporate safety teams as well as IT to ensure consistency and a common thread with data, programs, processes, and products
    • Assemble and present assessment results and recommendations to department and company leadership in conjunction with project team
    • Partner with stakeholders to gain an understanding of measures and identify areas where additional performance support is needed to advance the use of data for assessment, evaluation and performance improvement
    • Ensure adherence to all safety and security regulations
    • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Aviation Safety, Data Science, Statistics or a related field; OR demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities with a combination of a High School Diploma/GED and at least four (4) years of previous relevant work experience
  • Three (3) years of experience supporting Database Management System (DBMS) & Business Intelligence systems including data warehousing, and Visualization tools
  • Experience building data sources, dashboards, customizing data sources using Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Strong data architecture concepts
  • Understanding of Enterprise data warehouse systems, star schema, Extract, Load, Transform (ELT) and data models
  • Experience researching, analyzing and synthesizing information/data into recommendations, visualizations and presentations
  • Understanding of Cloud architecture
  • Understanding of various aspects of JetBlue IT and ability to work with variety of IT teams for respective purposes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to quickly learn new software through training and self -study
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (20%)
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
  • Authorization to work in the US is required. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in related field
  • Three (3) years’ experience with management and analysis of aviation or safety data
  • Experience with safety metrics, safety management system (SMS) databases, and safety evaluation methodologies
  • Proficiency with relational database management systems programming (SQL, Oracle, etc.)
  • Proficiency with statistics and statistical programming (R, Python, SAS, etc.)
  • Proficiency with business intelligence tools (Snowflake, Tableau, SSRS, etc.)
  • Advanced skills in descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Experience with data governance or the development and implementation of cross-functional corporate data initiatives
  • Working knowledge of regulations, industry trends, and programs governing commercial aviation safety, security, environmental, and employee health and safety
  • Proven application of performance and cause analysis for performance monitoring and improvement

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short -notice
  • 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 and/or security 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:

  • Traditional office environment

Physical Effort:

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


  • The base pay range for this position is between $64,000.00 and $103,100.00 per year. Base pay is one component of JetBlue’s total compensation package, which may also include performance bonuses, restricted stock units, as well as access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, crewmember stock purchase plan, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, free space available travel on JetBlue, and more.


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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