Republic Airways Operations and Administration

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At our headquarters office in Indianapolis Indiana, we have a number of support staff opportunities in Crew Planning, Crew Scheduling, Dispatch, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Safety, Supply Chain, and much more! By joining Republic Airways, you will work for an executive leadership team that has over 100 years of combined aviation experience and outstanding tenure with the organization. Our back office Associates experience a culture of fun and action, while striving for excellence with everything we do!

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Republic Airways Holdings Information Architect in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category: Information Technology

At Republic Airline, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway!

POSITION PURPOSE :

Strengthens the impact of, and provides recommendations on, business information that will need to be available and shared consistently across the organization through the identification, definition and analysis of how information assets aid strategies and business outcomes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Influences information strategy by providing strategic recommendations to maximize the value of information assets via their creation, access and use.

  • Maximizes value derived from data and analytics by fostering value creation using the organization's data assets, as well as the external data ecosystem. Aids value creation through data exploitation, envisioning data-enabled strategies, as well as enabling all forms of business outcomes through analytics, data and analytics governance, and enterprise information policy.

  • Assesses the benefits and the risks of information by using tools such as business capability models to create an information-centric view to quickly visualize what information matters most to the organization based on the defined business strategy.

  • Enhances decision making through the use of tools such as business information models to provide the organization with a future-state view of the information landscape that is unencumbered by the specific data implementation details imposed by proprietary solutions or technologies. Assists decision design.

  • Enables effective data and analytics governance. Suggests who can take what actions with what information, and under what circumstances. Assists data and analytics leaders, and business and IT leadership in developing information governance processes and structures.

  • Conducts business information modeling. Creates and manages business information models in all their forms, including conceptual models, relational database designs, message models and others.

  • Aids in the analysis of data and analytics security requirements and solutions, and work with the Security Director [and BI Sr. Manager] to ensure that enterprise data and analytics assets are treated as a protect asset.

  • Improves EIM performance through enterprise information solutions and capabilities, such as master data management (MDM), metadata management, analytics, content management, data integration, and related information management or information infrastructure components.

  • Collaborates with data and analytics leaders, data science and analytics specialists, information management staff, solution developers and business domain stakeholders, such as information managers, data stewards and business analysts.

  • Leads and manages a data team while leveraging subject matter experts as required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S.) in Information Technology, Project Management or related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • At least 5 years related IT experience, with at least three years in information system design.

  • In-depth experience of designing and implementing information solutions.

  • Business domain, data/content and process understanding (which are more important than technical skills).

  • System integration experience, including interface design, and familiarity with web-oriented architecture techniques.

  • Data modeling and information classification expertise at the enterprise level.

  • Understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models.

  • Understanding of metamodels, taxonomies and ontologies, as well as of the challenges of applying structured techniques (data modeling) to less-structured sources.

  • Familiarity with data science concepts, as well as MDM, business intelligence, and data warehouse design and implementation techniques.

  • Experience with distributed management and analytics in cloud and hybrid environments. Also, an understanding of a variety of data access and analytics approaches (for example, microservices and event-based architectures).

  • Ability to analyze project, program and portfolio needs, as well as determine the resources needed to achieve objectives and overcome cross-functional barriers.

  • Ability to calibrate Machine Learning (ML) models and experience with Artificial Intelligence (AI) preferred.

  • Knowledge of predictive and analytic dashboards and reporting strongly preferred.

  • Experience with designing and implementing self-service models preferred.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Hands-on experience with implementing data and analytics management programs is preferred.

  • Two years' experience as a data analyst is highly desirable.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Be an excellent communicator and collaborator, engaging with multiple technical and business stakeholders and leaders. Be able to translate the information architecture contribution to business outcomes into simple briefings for use by various data-and-analytics-related roles.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

DECISION MAKING

Makes decisions daily on use of resources, performance and budgets. Decisions could require additional expenditure of resources if not sound decisions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to move about the work environment.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.

  • Able to focus with clear vision at 20 inches or less (computer screen.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Typically not exposed to extreme environmental conditions.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Travel up to 10% of the time.

Republic Airline is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf%E2%80%8B .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com at http://www.rjet.com/ for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/republicairline/ , Twitter at https://twitter.com/RepublicAirline and YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1IOcelXc92JDhi8sIR9F0Q , and connect on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/republicairline/ or Linkedin at http://www.linkedin.com/company/republic-airways-holdings-inc-/ .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at www.flywithlift.com at http://www.flywithlift.com/ .

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