The mba Team

Looking for an aviation career with one of the top international consulting firms? Join the mba team. mba has always maintained a focus on seeking out committed, knowledgeable, and driven people to join our team, considered among the finest in the industry.  mba’s approach strikes a carefully considered balance between decades of industry expertise and the dynamism, energy, and enthusiasm of recent college graduates.

Database Intern (Posted Aug 16, 2017)

mba is currently seeking a qualified individual for the Database Intern Position. We provide aircraft intelligence to our clients around the world, as well as expert consulting in all areas of aviation. mba is a trusted source within the aviation industry. We have a unique opportunity to provide our clients with intelligence every day that will help them make sound investment decisions. In order to get them the information they need in the most efficient way possible, we need to get digital – fast.

We are looking for a motivated and go-getter intern who aspires to work on a new venture.

Duties Include:

  • Innovate, and contribute to technical architecture, design, code, in the area of database internals
  • Collaborate with other departments to execute a superior product for our clients
  • Deliver features and enhancements extending the functionality and performance of our products

Skill Set:

  • Candidates pursuing Bachelors, Masters or PhD in computer science / engineering
  • Strong understanding of computer science basics, like data structures, etc.
  • Working knowledge of MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with FreeBSD, LINUX, Dtrace, Go, ZFS
  • Working knowledge of one or more of: SQL, Python, Perl, Bash, Ruby or other scripting language
  • Hands-on experience with database internals like data storage, storage consistency and error detection, query planning and execution a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a team player with strong analytical skills, problem solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills

For more information, or to submit your resume for review, please contact Jacob Agnew directly at jagnew@mba.aero, or +1 703 276 3200.

Research Analyst – Aviation (Posted Aug 3, 2017)

mba is currently seeking a qualified individual for the full time Aviation Research Analyst position. The Aviation Research Analyst is responsible for managing the information and review of aviation-related information regarding aircraft, helicopters, engines, airlines, routes, transactions, movements, trades and associated finance events in and around the aviation sector.  This position will support the finance, business and valuations entities within the company but will also spend significant efforts gathering intelligence and information from various sources and systems available to the firm.

Analysts will use data collected to continuously improve data integrity of Morten Beyer & Agnew’s (“mba”) aircraft fleet database.  An understanding of commercial aircraft technical characteristics to include aircraft series by model, engine options and other aircraft differentiating options, as well as a passion for aircraft and the aviation sector, is highly desired.

Duties Include:

  • Gather statistics to improve or expand internal knowledge base
  • Perform daily research to identify aircraft fleet movements between owners, operators and regions;
  • Perform quality control functions of mba’s fleet database to ensure 100% accuracy of aircraft configuration, ownership and operator data;
  • Develop relationships with clients and industry sources to receive data feedback with the goal of increasing accuracy of the fleet database;
  • Provide real-time inputs and updates to the fleet database on information data gathered;
  • Make presentations about various topics, such as the return on investment with aviation equipment or the financial benefits of a particular investment;
  • Prepare presentation packets with outlines, notes, and statistical data; and
  • Update the digital platforms internal to the firm and systems built for the client base on a daily basis.

Skill Set – Required:

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States (Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9) Form)
  • Business hours 9:00-5:30, M-F

Benefits:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Parking at offices
  • Paid-Time-Off (PTO)
  • 401K participation with company match contribution

For more information, or to submit your resume for review, please contact Ms. Jennifer Atkins directly at jenna@mba.aero, or +1 703 276 3200.

Senior Financial Analyst (Posted Aug 3, 2017)

mba is currently seeking a qualified individual for the full time Senior Financial Analyst position. This position is within the Business Valuation and Economic Analysis (“BVEA”) group, with direct reporting to the Director.

Duties Include:

  • Assist in developing and maintaining Excel based advanced valuation and economic models, including financial decision models used in commercial aircraft assets backed securitization (ABS).
  • Complete detailed cash flow forecasting and data analysis for airline route performance.
  • Write comprehensive reports and perform SWOT analysis on a variety of subjects, including aviation assets, commercial carrier financial status, and business plan creation and review.
  • Perform business valuation and due diligence on aviation investments for private equity and hedge funds.
  • Engage in business development activities including client presentations, proposals, meetings, and conferences.
  • Procure data, perform research and conduct other project related analysis using proprietary internal data and external publications such as Boeing Current Market Outlook, Airbus Global Market Forecast, and Department of Transportation Form 41 data.
  • Keep up to date on industry news, assets, and financial atmosphere.

Skill Set – Required:

  • 1-3 years full time modeling experience
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, business or other business related degree
  • Good working knowledge of corporate financial statements
  • Strong understanding of commonly used valuation methodology
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Must apply for and obtain a CVA/ABV within 18 months of employment
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States (Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9) Form)
  • Business hours 9:00-5:30 M-F

Skill Set – Preferred:

  • Aviation industry experience
  • CPA
  • Knowledge of VBA or other programming languages
  • Keen interest in aviation industry

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate to experience
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Parking at offices
  • Paid-Time-Off (PTO)
  • 401K participation with company match contribution

For more information, or to submit your resume for review, please contact Ms. Jennifer Atkins directly at jenna@mba.aero, or +1 703 276 3200.

Financial Analyst – Aviation (Posted June 15, 2017)

mba is currently seeking a qualified individual for the full time Financial Analyst. This entry level position is within the Business Valuation and Economic Analysis Group.

Duties Include:

  • Assist in developing and maintaining Excel based advanced valuation and economic models, including financial decision models used in commercial aircraft assets backed securitization (ABS)
  • Complete detailed cash flow forecasting and data analysis for airline route performance
  • Write comprehensive reports and perform SWOT analysis on a variety of subjects, including aviation assets, commercial carrier financial status and business plan creation and review
  • Perform business valuation and due diligence on aviation investments for private equity and hedge funds
  • Engage in business development activities including client presentations, proposals, meetings and conferences
  • Procure data, perform research and conduct other project related analysis using proprietary internal data and external publications such as Boeing Current Market Outlook, Airbus Global Market Forecast and Department of Transportation Form 41 data
  • Keep up-to-date on industry news, assets, and financial atmosphere

Skill Set – Required:

  • Undergraduate degree in  accounting, finance, business or other business related degree
  • Good working knowledge of corporate financial statements
  • Strong understanding of commonly used valuation methodology
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Must apply for and obtain a CVA/ABV within 18 months of employment
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States (Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9) Form)
  • Business hours 9:00-5:30, M-F

Skill Set – Preferred:

  • CPA
  • Knowledge of VBA or other programming languages
  • Keen interest in aviation industry

Benefits:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Parking at offices
  • Paid-Time-Off (PTO)
  • 401K participation with company match contribution

For more information, or to submit your resume for review, please contact Ms. Jennifer Atkins directly at jenna@mba.aero, or +1 703 276 3200.

Database Administrator (Posted June 1, 2017)

mba is currently seeking a qualified individual for the full time or part time position of Database Administrator. The Database Administrator is responsible for leading the charge in providing our clients with the most efficient digital access to the services Morten Beyer & Agnew (mba) has to offer. This includes overseeing the development and organization of the databases, assessment and implementation of new technologies, and providing the IT organization with a long-term perspective on the relationship of database technology to the business opportunities facing mba. A successful candidate will help achieve a state-of-the-art environment that meets current and future objectives. This will include providing technical support and administration of all database installations, designing and scheduling.

Duties Include:

  • Database administration – install, configure, upgrade and migrate existing databases (listed below)
  • Solid knowledge of physical and logical database design
  • Set up highly available architecture
  • Automate various DBA tasks
  • Optimize database performance
  • Monitor the database for integrity and solve outstanding issues
  • Review processes and identify areas of improvement
  • Troubleshoot and optimize queries and performance bottlenecks

Skill Set – Required:

  • MySQL and or PostgreSQL DBA experience in a 24×7 production environment
  • 3 – 6 years of database management/administration experience
  • 3+ years in a production DB support role
  • Experience with data normalization and data relationships
  • Experience writing and troubleshooting stored procedures
  • Experience with FreeBSD, LINUX, Dtrace, Go, ZFS
  • Package building and upgrades in a production environment ( MySQL / PostgreSQL 9.x )
  • Experience with git
  • Mastery of one or more of: SQL, Python, Perl, Bash, Ruby or other scripting language
  • Understanding of virtualization and clustered environments
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Business hours 9:00-5:30 M-F

Skill Set – Preferred:

  • MySQL Database Administration experience
  • PostgreSQL Database Administration experience
  • Interest in the Aviation Industry

For more information, or to submit your resume for review, please contact Ms. Jennifer Atkins directly at jenna@mba.aero, or +1 703 276 3200.

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