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Data Operations Analyst at Thales Avionics, Inc. (IFE)

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Irvine, California

Job Description:

Location: Irvine, United States of America

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.


This position supports the data management and analysis for the Product Engineering department. This individual will be responsible for analyzing data which supports production yields, customer returns through data acquisition, data refreshes, metric development, custom reports and charts, 1st level Pareto analysis, root cause/corrective action development, and data research to ensure completeness and quality of the data for the Product Engineering Department.

Key Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Ensures data environment is refreshed timely and accurately according to the production schedule;

  • Supports and interacts with the product engineering & RMA teams to gather and analyze business requirements for metrics collection;

  • Supports other team members with complex data issues, as required;

  • Analysis and generation of operational data for management presentations and proposals (i.e., corporate metrics);

  • Maintain and support SQL database operations with data transactions.  Prepare reports using data extracted from SQL database.

  • Provide to Operations management reports, as required;

  • Work with process owners to coordinate process changes and determine best practices;

  • Practice and reinforce lean culture through 5S, continuous improvement, and workshops, as necessary.

  • Analyzes and proposes improvements to existing SQL databases for production and RMA group and/or proposes new databases to replace current manual processes.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • 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.

  • Working knowledge of MS programs (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and SQL database applications experience desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

Are you ready to be part a part of something big? If your skills, experience, and attitude are a match and you’re looking for an exciting challenge, please apply now using the link below and we will be in touch.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.