Job description

  • Location:
    USA - Parsippany - 6 Sylvan Way
  • Poscounty
    New Jersey
  • Country:
    United States
  • Employment Type:
    Full Time
  • Business Function:
    Corporate Functions
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USA - Parsippany - 6 Sylvan Way
6 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, New Jersey, USA, 07054


Decision Technology Analyst (63122)

Decision Technology Analyst

The Decision Technology Analyst supports Revenue Management users by providing data analysis, evaluating decision support system results, building database queries, and troubleshooting analyst concerns.  This role will analyze demand forecast and optimization model results.  The analyst will develop decision support tools and assist with department reporting.  The Decision Technology analyst will also engage with our business users to ensure that on-going continuous improvements occur within existing models and solutions. The position will also help the business find ways to better leverage, utilize, and instill decision support solutions throughout the organization.

The Decision Technology team at Avis Budget Group works closely with the Revenue Management and Fleet teams to provide scientific solutions to everyday business decisions, and to improve business strategies and processes influencing:

  • Pricing strategy
  • Demand forecasting & optimization
  • Competitor analysis & market research


What you’ll do:

  • Analyzing demand forecast and Revenue Management optimization model results, monitoring data integrity and results. Recommend and discuss improvements.
  • Supporting end users in Revenue Management by explaining decision support system results, building database queries, interpreting the results and troubleshooting analyst concerns and making recommendations
  • Engaging with business users to understand business challenges, how users are approaching these challenges, and identify forecasting models, statistical techniques, and solutions that will support the decision making process
  • Developing and implementing forecast models and tools to extract maximum value from data and provide reports
  • Monitoring and improving input data quality
  • Managing and developing processes and tools to measure and monitor model performance and value achieved from solutions
  • Leading acceptance testing of model and user interface enhancements
  • Leading new project initiatives, interacting with IT and business groups to discuss data requirements and model assumptions.


What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, or other Quantitative discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in statistics and forecasting – modeling and analyzing revenue management forecasting solutions in a practical and impactful way
  • Experience with at least one statistical programming languages (e.g., SAS, R, Python) and at least one database environment (e.g., Oracle, SQLServer, Access, Hadoop/HiveSQL)
  • Prefer experience with BI tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI)


Skills and abilities you should have:

  • Strong analytical, judgment, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization, time management, and planning skills
  • Excellent documentation skills required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment


Perks you’ll get:

  • Clear and defined career paths to pursue
  • Access to Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance
  • Eligible to elect other voluntary benefits including: Group Legal, Identity Theft, Accident Insurance, FSA, additional life insurance coverages
  • Contribute up to $260 as a tax-free benefit for public transportation or parking expenses
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company matched contributions
  • Full training to learn the business and enhance professional skills
  • Employee discounts, including discounted prices on the purchase of Avis/Budget cars
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program for services including counseling, financial and legal consultation, referrals for care service and more


Who are we?

Here at Avis Budget Group we're more than just rentals--although over 70 years of experience and 11,000 locations in 180 countries has taught us a thing or two about that. Shaping the future of the mobility industry with our innovative, customer-focused solutions, our globally-recognized brands including Avis, Budget, Budget Truck, and Zipcar connect people to more. This means more convenience, more options, and more time on the road for our customers. But we also connect our employees to more: opportunities, benefits, support, collaboration, and most importantly--power to change the future. Sound your speed? Come join our family. 


The fine print:

Avis Budget Group is an equal opportunity employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled.