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Manager, IT Applications

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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Date:  May 28, 2021

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1)
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 42554

Intro

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you’ll love this job

  • ​This job is a member of the Information Technology Team within the Information Technology Division.
  • Responsible for creating an environment where Agile software development team(s) can deliver platform application solutions on time, with high quality, and that meet customer expectations utilizing Agile methodologies. This leader will foster an environment conducive to innovation, process maturity, continuous learning, and career development.

What you’ll do

  • Collaborates with Business and IT leadership to determine and communicate organization vision, direction, and work priorities, and drives progress towards technology target roadmaps
  • Ensures that sound agile project management, business analysis, and quality assurance processes are in place and practiced
  • Creates environment for delivery teams to be self-governing organizations who are accountable for their own performance and delivery commitments
  • Exhibits a desire for continuous learning and sharing of new knowledge within the organization
  • Removes roadblocks, cultivates relationships, and effectively communicates across Enterprise at various levels of leadership
  • Manages and tracks project/program schedules and budgets with controller(s), as appropriate
  • Manages and leads adoption and migration of new and emerging technologies
  • Leads, develops, and mentors a high performing team of individuals with a diverse range of skills and experiences
  • Maintains an effective approach on problem solving, multi-tasking, coordinating and scheduling
  • Leads, influences, and upholds technology standards and goals to ensure visibility and predictability
  • Manages production issues and off-hours support, communication, and coordination, as needed
  • Works extended hours occasionally, based on the needs of the project and the operation
  • Travels, as required

All you’ll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Information Systems, Finance, or Accounting, or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 5 years of experience participating in delivery of solutions using ITIL / Agile / XP, or similar methodologies
  • 3 years of experience leading projects or teams, either formally or informally

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Airline industry experience, including business process and supporting technology

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Experience in managing, supporting, and delivering ‘mission-critical’ projects/migrations
  • Experience working with Agile project management methodologies and tools
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects/work streams and demands efficiently
  • Experience in leading a team of individuals with various levels of skills and experience in potentially high stress and challenging situations
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
  • Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices
  • Working knowledge and experience in a technical environment
  • Experience managing financial budgets a plus

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