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Senior Economic Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst for Aviation

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Job ID: 31109
Department: Aviation
Location: 4 World Trade Center


Reporting directly to the Manager of Strategic Analysis & Forecasting, this position serves a crucial role for the team that develops models, industry intelligence and strategic analysis to support the Aviation Department’s business and strategic plans, terminal and capacity improvements, and revenue estimates.

The Senior Economic Analyst manages the unit’s Oracle database and is responsible for using Tableau and other forward-looking second generation data management tools to:

  • Monitor the accuracy of airline reporting statistics
  • Audit aircraft weights for flight fee billing
  • Manage the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) All Cargo data for (AIP) funding submission
  • Move our data entry process from traditional to web-enabled-password-protected direct data entry by airlines
  • Develop aviation forecast models and creative reports



Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Two years’ experience in a Data Analytics environment or equivalent
  • Experience with database programming languages and coding (i.e. Oracle-PL/SQL or related platform)
  • Proficient in business intelligence systems (i.e. Tableau, Cognos)
  • Experience handling databases and large data sets for quantitative analyses
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Word and Power Point)  



Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Master’s degree with major course work in Data Analytics for Business, micro/macro-economics, statistics and applied econometrics and forecasting from an accredited college or university
  • Proficiency in the use of data-display, data manipulation software packages and good presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments and handle multiple task simultaneously
  • Familiarity with aviation related databases: OAG, DOT Data
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with PA staff at all levels and outside agencies

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of NY & NJ builds, operates, and maintains critical transportation and trade assets.  Its networks of aviation, rail, surface transportation and seaport facilities annually moves millions of people and transports vital cargo through the New York/New Jersey region.  The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, home to the iconic One World Trade Center.

The Port Authority of NY & NJ operates the world’s busiest airport system – John F. Kennedy International (JFK), Newark Liberty International (EWR), LaGuardia (LGA), Stewart International (SWF) and Teterboro (TEB) airports.  Our airports produce revenues of $2.4 billion and are staffed by more than 1,500 aviation professionals.

The mission of the Aviation department is to plan, develop, provide, promote, operate and maintain a unified system of safe and secure regional airport facilities, providing the region with unsurpassed global access and restoring the region to its preeminent status as the nation’s gateway for passengers and cargo and to do so with sensitively for the community and the environment. 

In 2016, the agency’s airports handled more than 130 million passengers and 2 million tons of cargo. 

Some of the major current capital projects include:

  • LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment, which will transform LGA into a unified airport with a main terminal, better transportation access with a future AirTrain, more taxiways and best-in-class passenger amenities
  • Newark Liberty International will be set a new standard for air travel with the redevelopment of Terminal A, and additional updated projects related to Airfield, Parking Garage systems and the redesigning of Landside / Roadways
  • John F. Kennedy International’s Redevelopment will focus on an interconnected terminal layout, redesign of on-airport traffic patterns, expanded taxiways, world-class amenities and state-of-the-arte security technology

We are always seeking dynamic candidates who have a clear interest in a career in public service and show a passion for all areas of aviation/airport management.    



The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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