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Sr. Project Manager - IT

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11503967
Date Posted: 10-18-2018
This job is a member of the Identity Management Team, within the Information Technology Division. The Project Manager/Senior Project Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating activities for multiple projects utilizing Agile/Scrum methodologies.
 
Specifically, you’ll do the following:
  • ​Manages/oversees all aspects of multiple simultaneous fast-paced assigned projects with distributed teams
  • 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
  • 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
 
 
 
Qualifications
 
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 progressive broad-based information systems and business experience
  • 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
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • ​​​​3+ years of experience in Agile methods and mindset as an approach to software development
  • 5+ years of progressive broad-based information systems and business experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing and delivering mission-critical, high-availability large and small IT development projects using structured project management and system development methodologies, such as Agile/Scrum
  • Airline Industry experience
  • Certified ScrumMaster or PMP (Project Management Professional) is a plus
  • Experience leading, coaching, and mentoring teams while leveraging Agile methodologies, with strong focus on continuous improvement and developing self-organizing teams
  • Proficiency in Rally, Planview, VersionOne, or similar Agile life cycle management tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, Excel, and Word
 
 
 
Qualifications (Continued)
 
Preferred Qualifications (Continued)
  • Excellent leadership skills, team-focused with high energy and a positive attitude
  • Strong analytical, estimating, and problem solving skills
  • 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
  • Broad experience in a variety of computing platforms, such as mainframe, client/server, web, cloud, and social media
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 23067 

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