Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, IT Job

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Location : AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1)?

Additional Locations : None

Overview

Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded?

You?ve come to the right place.

You don?t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that.

As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers.

  • At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for.
  • Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.

    What does it take to join us? We?re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.

    Fortunately, we?re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry ? and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

    About The Job

    This job is a member of the Revenue Management Team within the Cargo Information Technology Division. This position will be responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating activities for multiple projects within Revenue Management while utilizing Agile / Scrum methodologies.

    Specifically, you?ll do the following :

  • Manages / oversees all aspects of a fast-paced efforts within the Cargo Revenue Management work group
  • Designs and maintains project vision, project working standards, and agreements
  • Develops project roadmap, release plan, resource allocation, funding request, communication plan, risks and issues management plan, test plan, and defect management plan
  • Manages project scope, budget, project burn charts, presentations to IT / Business, daily standup, agile ceremonies, backlog grooming, and retrospective sessions
  • Implements Agile methodology using Rally and Planview tools
  • Facilitates project meetings (all Agile meetings ? Discovery Sessions, Iteration 0, Iteration Planning, Demo & Retrospective, Daily Stand-
  • up, Backlog Grooming); completes project tracking / analysis reports

  • Tracks, updates, and communicates project status in a proactive manner as it relates to project progress, budget / cost, resource utilization, change requests, issues, risks, and risk mitigation plans
  • Interfaces with project stakeholders at all levels of management to ensure project priorities are aligned with business needs and expectations
  • Ensures that appropriate project documentation and deliverables are clearly defined and delivered
  • About The Job (Continued)

  • Mentors and Coaches Agile teams to ensure their adoption and successful use of Agile American practices
  • Acts as a liaison between business units and 3rd party vendors
  • Uses business analysis techniques for gathering and documenting complex requirements, scoping, interviewing, facilitation, system component design, testing, and implementation
  • Help develop future roadmap of AACargo.com with Digital and Strategy teams
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS / MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience / training
  • 3 years of experience managing and delivering mission-critical, high-availability large and small IT development projects using structured project management and system development methodologies
  • Experience leading, coaching, and mentoring teams while leveraging Agile methodologies, with strong focus on continuous improvement and developing self-organizing teams
  • Experience in Team Foundation / Server (TFS), Rally, Planview, VersionOne, or similar Agile life cycle management tools
  • Qualifications (Continued 1)

  • Experience in DevOps toolchain methodologies, including Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Skills in leadership; team-focused with high energy and a positive attitude
  • Skills in?analytics, estimating,?and problem solving
  • Ability to think strategically and develop tactical methods to achieve objectives and goals
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with team members, customers, and external groups, as well as working in a collaborative environment with geographically dispersed resources
  • Qualifications (Continued 2)

    Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience managing and delivering mission-critical, high-availability large and small applications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, etc
  • Strong organization, planning, and presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to handle and track multiple projects while managing customer expectations
  • Strong analytical, estimating, and problem solving skills
  • Solid understanding of the airline business and customer
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups
  • Additional Locations : None

    Requisition ID : ?29514?

    American Airlines

    company review

    + PRO
    Travel is number one the lifelong friendships from training class and the random crew members that I get to fly with are wonderful The passengers for the most part at least for me have been great It s rewarding when you can make them comfortable at 35 000 ft They show their appreciation and their thanks as they exit the aircraft Some even leave goodies such as chocolates
    - CONS
    Commuting is sometimes an issue During certain times it s very hard to get on a flight to report to work The long hours and living out of your suitcase for days on end can be challenging It s a lifestyle and you have to get used to it Training isn t long enough There needs to be more hands on before going onto a real aircraft
    Culture And Values:

    3.4
    Senior Leadership:

    3.0
    Compensation And Benefits:

    3.7
    Career Opportunities:

    3.5
    WorkLife Balance:

    3.4
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    • Vacancy Location: Fort Worth, TX, United States
    • Vacancy job: Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, IT
    • Rate: negotiable
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