Flight Operations - Analytics Function Owner

Strategy Innovation
Full Time


NAVBLUE, an Airbus Company, is a leading global provider of flight operations solutions which directly support millions of flights each year and help NAVBLUE’s airline customers maximize efficiency, reduce costs, ensure compliance with complex national and international safety regulations, and effectively deliver their services.

The Analytics program is NAVBLUE big data suite of digital applications for analysis, diagnosis, prediction and prescription of flight efficiency and safety relying on post-flight operational data for all commercial aircraft, Airbus helicopters and Airbus Military aircraft. The suite of applications relies on raw data collection, made possible thanks to the increasing number of e-enabled aircraft and the deployment of Airbus Skywise digital platform, to provide innovative tail centric integrated e-solutions deployed on board, in the A/C FMS (Flight Management System) & EFB, as well as on ground in the Airline Flight Operations Center (OCC).

The Analytics program is run in a co-creation approach with early adopter Airlines and developed using SAFE/agile methodology. The jobholder will be the Function Owner on the NAVBLUE Analytics Program as well as the Product Leader of the future ASSESS module of the Analytics Program.



  • Responsible for defining and supporting the implementation of the overall vision of the product, functions, and features of Analytics program, between the different applications of Analytics and beyond within the global Navblue and Skywise eco-system. This will be done in close collaboration with the IT solution architect and the UX designers. The product encompasses:
    • Web applications
    • Data repository
    • Certified FMS onboard software
    • Approved ground applications
  • In close coordination with Airbus and NAVBLUE relevant teams, the Functional Architect will define and regularly update functional integration needs and roadmap in line with the Navblue business and marketing strategies. Such product roadmap will consider: (i) capability to generate synergies, (ii) technical feasibility, (iii) business objectives, notably in terms of profitability and time-to-market, (iv) applicable regulation, (v) available mature technologies
  • Actively contribute to the integrated testing of Analytics by providing guidance during the testing process
  • Contributing to Analytics product backlog management in close collaboration with the product manager.
  • Ensure continuous integration with Skywise platform
  • The jobholder will also, as Product Leader, the ASSESS module of Analytics Innovation Program, which aims at developing new Big Data capabilities for Flight Operations assessment in close collaboration with and for other Navblue teams (Flight Planning, Airport & Airspace, Airline Solutions). This encompasses:
    • Grooming the potential use cases, analysing and prioritizing them,
    • Pushing promising use cases to MVC (Minimum Viable Concept) stage,
    • Animating the ASSESS team, composed of data scientists, engineering specialists and UX designer.

Academic/Educational Requirements:

  • Successful completion of University degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Aviation, or equivalent

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5-10 years of experience in Engineering, Aviation or equivalent position
  • Good communication skills, synthesis, analysis, diplomacy
  • Experienced in System Design
  • Experienced with FMS operations and development
  • Good knowledge of Flight Physics domain
  • General IT skills (WEB)


How to Apply:

Candidates who are interested in joining the NAVBLUE team are invited to submit their resume and cover letter, highlighting their work experiences and skills via our Careers Site.

We thank all applicants for applying. Only selected applicants will be contacted.

 NAVBLUE, an Airbus company, welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations will be available on request for candidates throughout the entire recruitment and selection process.


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