20 days old

Analyst/Senior Analyst, Digital Product Owner

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 42522 


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 Digital Product Owner will strive to differentiate American as an industry leader in the Shop & Buy booking product.  Successful candidates will be comfortable delving into technical topics, producing thoughtful analysis, and driving work to meet objective-based outcomes.  You will define and deliver the foundation of American’s digital booking strategy, bridging the gap across business and IT.

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.

  • Represent the Shop & Buy product team in a variety of forums and be comfortable speaking to both technical and business topics
  • Build analysis to understand the value of initiatives and advocate for the prioritization of efforts that drive Shop & Buy product Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) 
  • Recommend strategic directives to drive delivery efficiencies and support business outcomes
  • Collaborate with internal partners including stakeholders, IT, UX, and Analytics to understand customer behavior and create frictionless customer experiences that drive outcomes
  • Promote booking strategies and features to drive goals and objectives while ensuring experiences align with product vision and considering the holistic customer experience
  • Conduct competitive benchmarking to research new technologies, identify gaps, and discover opportunities to enhance the customer experience
  • Negotiate with commercial stakeholders and gain alignment on benefits of resolving technical debt system enhancements and other technology-driven initiatives
  • Focus on outcomes—identifying key metrics and continuously measuring and iterating to improve the product
  • Manage the development and implementation of new features and tools—this includes taking part in Agile ceremonies:  grooming, iteration planning, stand-ups and using Agile product management tools
  • Translate business objectives into technical specifications by creating a backlog of clearly written and well-defined user stories
  • Manage product backlog to ensure teams are focused on the highest impact efforts to achieve defined objectives and key results
  • Operate within the DevOps model, helping troubleshoot technical issues and prioritizing defect fixes and small enhancements among larger feature efforts
  • Partner closely with IT architects and technical leads to develop solutions that deliver customer value quickly while reducing ongoing operational costs 
  • Keep stakeholders informed and communicate outcomes, learnings, and changes as efforts progress
  • Lead ongoing demonstrations of new software to update stakeholders and team members on new features and functionality


All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field or equivalent experience/training
  • Understanding of how American’s systems interact with each other (i.e. Sabre, ITA, T&R, etc.)    
  • 3 years relevant work experience, preferably in e-commerce 

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • MBA or master’s degree in related field 
  • Experience in Agile methodology and delivery transformation
  • Travel/airline experience 

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of back-end technical systems powering digital platforms and how they can contribute to product strategy and OKRs 
  •  High level of intellectual curiosity and comfort with ambiguity
  •  Well organized, able to multi task and prioritize with minimal direction and competing deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills that create an environment of trust and encourage partnerships within the team and across the organization
  • Ability to effectively analyze, and concisely present findings and strategies to senior leadership
  • Ability to quickly absorb technical concepts and communicate them to a non-technical audience

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: 42522 


Posted: 2021-05-29 Expires: 2021-06-28
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