Alaska Airlines Sr Network Strategy Analyst in Seattle, Washington

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job ID: 29552

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Location: Seattle, WA

Job Title: Sr Network Strategy Analyst


Director, Network Strategy


Alaska Airlines is one of the most respected names in aviation and flies throughout its namesake state and the Lower 48, as well as to Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica and Cuba. Our roots date to 1932 and are symbolized by the Alaska Native painted on the tails of our aircraft. Guided by what we call the "Alaska Spirit", we pride ourselves on providing a lifeline to remote communities while delivering renowned service to everyone we fly. This commitment has brought us national and international recognition. We've been honored with a variety of awards by readers of Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and others. Alaska, with Virgin America, is the premier airline for people on the West Coast, and together with its sister carrier Horizon Air, flies to more than 118 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion. .



  • Conduct economic evaluation of Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air network to determine future frequency levels, markets, aircraft gauge, and cities

  • Monitor airline industry events and trends to determine implications for Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air network

  • Evaluate network fit and economics of current and potential Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air aircraft types

  • Manage the route forecasting model to ensure that it is calibrated for maximum accuracy

  • Develop more effective ways of accessing and disseminating performance data

  • Construct infrastructure of models and tools to support development of the long term planning process

  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and input as required in support of commercial planning decisions, company presentations, internal / external communications etc.

  • Serve as mentor to other analysts on team

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Embody the Alaska Spirit and conduct oneself with Professionalism, Integrity, Resourcefulness and Caring


  • Degree in aviation management, business, economics, statistics, mathematics or finance or relevant experience required

  • MBA and/or applicable masters degree is preferred

  • Minimum of three years airline planning experience is preferred

  • Minimum of three years of analytics experience required

  • Fleet planning experience preferred

  • Knowledge of airline fundamentals and economics required

  • Knowledge of modeling/forecasting methodology and systems required

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required

  • Proven analytical skills and understanding of analytical processes required

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with ability to work & communicate to all levels of the company including senior executives required

  • Strategic scenario development and opportunity cost analysis preferred

  • Statistics and financial fundamentals knowledge preferred

  • Must be a strategic thinker who can see "the big picture" while understanding the details

  • Must be a self starter who is able to set priorities consistent with departmental goals and work independently

  • Minimum age of 18

  • Must be authorized to work in the U. S.


The location for this position is in Seattle, Washington


For eligible employees, our company offers a unique total rewards package that few companies can match, including insurance coverage for medical, dental and vision care, 401(k) retirement savings plans, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program. Each day, we are guided by our core values of Professionalism, Caring, Resourcefulness, Integrity and Alaska Spirit at work and in our communities. Alaska Airlines also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. .


Please apply on or before: May 30th, 2017

A few helpful tips when applying -

Before applying, we recommend that you clear your browsing history including your temporary internet files and disable pop-up blockers. You can accomplish this by going to the Tools tab.

Gather your paperwork, including your work history (we require 10 years of work history to be added to the application), resume etc. - before you apply to the position.

If you would like to include a cover letter, add it as your first page to your resume. Your resume is part of your application and unique to each position you apply to..

Once in the application, be sure to use the links provided to return to the previous page if needed. The back button is not compatible with our system.

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.

Alaska Airlines y Horizon Air no toleran discriminacion o acoso en base a raza, color, credo, religion, origen nacional, estatus migratorio de residencia o ciudadania, edad, sexo, orientacion sexual, identidad de genero o expresion, estado civil, discapacidad, estado veterano protegido, informacion genetica o cualquier otra base protegida por la legislacion aplicable. Empleados o aspirantes que indaguen, discutan o revelen su compensacion o la remuneracion de otros empleados o aspirantes tambien estan protegidos por ley.