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Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, IT

Texas, Texas American Airlines

Location: Southern Reservations Office (DFW-RESC)
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 17479

Job Description

American Airlines’ IT Airport Technology department is looking for an innovative, energetic, team oriented Agile Project Manager. The successful candidate will act as a Project Manager for multiple IT projects and initiatives in support of development of applications in the area of Global Sales. The Project Manager must interact with internal and contract development resources, AA business organizations, Sales leadership and AA IT and vendor organizations to develop and deliver projects and has primary responsibility for the quality of the project’s deliverables and its successful completion. .

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
* Project Manager for multiple projects, working in collaboration with a diverse group of business and technology partners to identify potential business and innovative technology solutions
* Collaborating with business units to define the project scope, timeline, and business case justification, estimate effort and funding needs, and submit requests for project approval
* Create plans and coordinate project activity specifying goals, strategy, identification of risks, and contingency plans
* Escalates significant issues or risks to appropriate levels of management
* Coordinates recruitment of project personnel and assigns duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to project team.
* Facilitates team sessions to ensure user story criteria are documented and delivered on time with the best possible quality
* Provides project status communication to stakeholders
* Pro-actively manages project financials and timelines
* Some travel may be required

Job Qualifications

* Thorough knowledge and practical experience using the SDLC methodology
* Knowledge and experience managing Agile teams
* Experience leading requirements gathering and requirements documentation
* Proven track record that demonstrates the ability to analyze and solve complex business issues
* Ability to build strong project teams and working relationships
* Strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills
* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
* Ability to understand technical development projects, and work closely with a highly skilled technical team
* Relevant experience with current technologies in a client server environment
* Outstanding interpersonal skills and experience working with multiple business partners, technical teams and all levels of management
* Knowledge of and experience using MS Project a strong plus
* Knowledge of airline industry a strong plus
* Sabre knowledge a plus
* Bachelor degree in a technical field or business management field preferred
* Level commensurate with experience

Additional Qualifications

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 17479

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas
Job Segment: Project Manager, Manager, Business Manager, Technology, Management

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