Director, IT Data Business Delivery

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Dallas, TX

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 7 (DFW-SV07)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 72233


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**

The Director, IT Data Business Delivery leads the teams responsible for the delivery of data engineering initiatives and operations for our key business areas. This position will play a role in the overall technology transformation incorporating new and existing technologies, standards and principles to support American’s strategic objective to become a world class technology delivery center.

**What you’ll do**

_As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced. Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations._

+ Ensures the consistent and standardized delivery of analytical data solutions, adhering to industry best practices and data governance standards.

+ Drives the development and implementation of transformative data solutions that contribute to business innovation and growth, leveraging cutting-edge technologies and methodologies to enhance analytical capabilities.

+ Oversees the establishment and optimization of automated data delivery processes, minimizing manual interventions, and enhancing efficiency in the generation and dissemination of analytical insights for Commercial, Operations, and Corporate functions.

+ Establishes a robust accountability framework to track and measure the effectiveness of data delivery, ensuring that the analytical solutions meet business requirements, budget and KPIs, while actively addressing any deviations or issues.

+ Builds and maintains a resilient data cloud environment that can withstand disruptions, ensuring continuous availability and reliability of data services critical to Commercial, Operations, and Corporate functions.

+ Implements and enforces robust security and privacy measures to safeguard sensitive business data, ensuring compliance with data protection regulations, and fostering a culture of data security and privacy awareness within the organization.

**All you’ll need for success**

**Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience**

+ Demonstrates the highest level of ethics and integrity

+ 10 years of experience in the technology industry

+ 7 years of technology leadership experience, including leading data delivery teams in a complex business environment

+ 7 years of experience working in large scale data environments

**Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience**

+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required in Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, or related field, or equivalent experience/training; Advanced degree preferred

**All you’ll need for success (continued)**

**Skills, Licenses & Certifications**

+ Extensive experience in a cloud data environment leveraging data in a data lake

+ Extensive experience leading cross-functional, inter-departmental initiatives

+ Strong background in implementing standardized and transformative data solutions

+ Expertise in automation and optimization of data delivery processes

+ Demonstrated ability to establish accountability frameworks for data projects

+ In-depth knowledge of data security and privacy measures and regulatory compliance

+ Deep expertise in leading technical teams, driving innovation, and ensuring the successful delivery of complex projects

+ Excellent understanding of end-user needs, leading technologies, and applications

+ Ability to be self-driven with a natural aptitude for engaging employees in multiple workgroups

+ Ability to think strategically, negotiate skillfully, digest complex details, and use sound judgment and initiative in making decisions

+ Strong analytical, creative, and critical thinking skills

+ Demonstrated ability to solve, and to lead others in solving, complex analytical problems

+ Willingness to take calculated risks

+ Ability to influence others through outstanding interpersonal and negotiation skills

+ Proven ability to drive results through collaboration and facilitate effective relationships across different work groups and levels at American

+ Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with, and consensus amongst, multiple stakeholders with varying points of view

+ Ability to build and facilitate relationships at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally

+ Excellent communication and presentation skills, with ability to handle complex topics successfully and to interact effectively with all levels of the organization, both verbally and written, as well as ability explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences

+ Proficient with Microsoft Office software

+ Believes in, promotes, and embodies in daily actions the American Airlines five leadership attributes:

+ Caring – We care about all team members

+ Collaboration – We succeed as a team

+ Development – We build future leaders

+ Results – We drive to be the best

+ Future – We continually challenge the status quo

**What you’ll get**

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer:

+ Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.

+ Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more.

+ Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.

+ 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.

+ Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

**Feel free to be yourself at American**

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 72233

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.

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