Manager Safety Data & Analytics - 90289477 - Washington

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20002

Company: Amtrak

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

The Manager of Safety Data Analytics provides analytical and reporting services to System Safety and various groups within Operations with the goal of achieving risk identification, mitigation strategies and/or improved processes to eliminate injuries, hazards and risk in the workplace. This person will contribute to developing the strategic direction of the company in terms of crafting safety performance goals, formulating initiatives designed to achieve them, and tracking progress accordingly. This leader is expected to brief executive leaders monthly at the Executive Safety & Security Council (ESSC), prepare the monthly Chief Safety Officer Report as well as the Safety and Security package for the bi-monthly Board of Directors meeting. This leader also supports the Police Department by providing direction and supervision to members of the police intelligence analytics team.  This strategic leader is expected to work under minimal guidance. 



  • Manages the safety analytics in performing data collection and statistical analyses, creates and maintains internal safety data dashboards and reporting solutions that provide meaningful insight to safety data trends and generate predictions that are actionable.
  • Provides strategic leadership that shapes safety goals and the objectives required to accomplish them, enabling executive leaders to make information decision that advance SMS development and implementation. 
  • Prepare deliverables for executive leadership that include the Board of Directors Safety and Security Package, ESSC Package, CSO Package and other deliverables, as required. 
  • Development and continuous improvement of protocols and statistical analysis plans to support the planning, design and execution of continuous improvement projects that have been identified as key company­wide safety trends or issues.
  • Identifies best practices through analysis and reviews trends and analyzes information to develop and implement safety plans as needed.



  • Bachelor’s Degree required OR equivalent combination of training, education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 7 years of relevant experience required.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, summarize, communicate, and provide recommendations on quantitative and qualitative train operations and safety data.
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, a BI tool, such as SAP Business Objects or Tableau.
  • Facilitation, coordination, and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Effective interface and coordination with stakeholders, including division and department supervision, union personnel, and contractors.    
  • Administrative and organizational skills.



  • Master’s Degree in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physical Sciences or another relevant field.
  • 9+ years relevant experience preferred.
  • Background in transportation industry.
  • Experienced with managing people, developing analytical strategies, and working with executive leadership.


Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.


Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Safety & Security 
Relocation Offered:Yes 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

You power our progress through your performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing.  All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.  Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free. 

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.