American Airlines Senior Project Manager in Ft Worth, Texas

Senior Project Manager

Date: Oct 17, 2016

Location: Ft Worth, TX, US

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Job Description

Successful candidate will be responsible for leading IT projects including complex, multi-team projects that integrate data into the American Airlines Enterprise data warehouse utilizing Agile/Scrum methodologies.


  • Manages/oversees all aspects of assigned projects (including definition of project scope/vision, roadmap, status reporting, project development, and implementation)

  • 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

  • Facilitate / Manage project meetings (all Agile meetings – Iteration 0, Iteration Planning, Demo & Retrospective, Daily Stand-up, Backlog Grooming); completes project tracking/analysis reports

  • Tracks and updates project status in a proactive manner as it relates to project progress, budget/cost, issues, risks, and risk mitigation plans

  • Mentor / Coach Agile teams to ensure their adoption and successful use of Agile@American practices

Job Qualifications


  • 5+ years IT project management experience for both large and small projects

  • 3+ years leading projects utilizing Agile/Scrum Methodologies is required

  • Prior data warehouse or application development experience is preferred

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, professional presentation skills, be team oriented, and a self-starter

  • Experience with Agile life cycle managements tools, such as Rally, is highly preferred

  • Certification in Project Management by a recognized project management organization (such as the Project Management Institute—PMI, or Certified Scrum Master) highly desired

  • Experience leading, coaching, and mentoring teams leveraging Agile methodologies with strong focus on continuous improvement and developing self-organizing teams

  • Experience leveraging Agile / Scrum methods with both co-located and distributed teams is a preferred

  • Strong facilitation, collaboration, and negotiations skills required

  • SharePoint experience preferred for team collaboration

  • Airline/Travel industry experience is a plus

Additional Locations: None

Job Level:

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth

Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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