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Contributor Business Analyst

Date: Dec 2, 2018

Location: Bangalore, IN, 560066

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 42808

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development

 

Operating in 29 markets across Asia Pacific, with over 2000 local staff, serving premium top blue-chip customers in the travel industry - from travel agencies, airlines, hotels, car rentals and insurance providers. Sabre have grown our presence significantly over the years, in order to tap on the immense potential of the world’s fast growing region. Sabre’s end-to-end technologies help create a differentiated portfolio of solutions and services driven by data and insights on how travel business operates in Asia Pacific. We help our travel partners create better customer experiences, optimise business operations and enhance competitiveness. As we continue to grow in the region, our people are AND will always be our biggest asset & investment, where we continue to bring together the best talent and help them achieve their own career aspirations in a truly global company.

Job Description

Sabre is the global leader in innovative technology that leads the travel industry. We are always looking for bright and driven people who have a penchant for technology, are hackers at heart and want to hone their skills. If you are interested in challenging work, being part of a global team, and solving complex problems through technology, business intelligence and analytics, and Agile practices - then Sabre is right for you! It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs for our airline, hotel, and travel agency customers. 

We are in search of a business/data analyst for our new Data Interface team who will be the vital link between our information technology capacity and our business objectives by supporting and ensuring the successful completion of tasks.  This team will be responsible for bringing airline ticket related data into our data consolidation center. This team is critical to our success as our revenue directly relates to the number of tickets supplied to our end users. Data comes in primarily via dissimilar file formats from many sources around the world, as well as a .NET web application for sources that cannot provide data files.

We are looking for someone who enjoys analyzing and consolidating data with a passion for data accuracy and integrity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, analyze, and validate detailed functional specifications:
    • Analyze and map data
    • Create and maintain user stories and acceptance criteria
    • Create activity and use case diagrams
    • Contribute to UX design mocks
    • Communicate with new data sources to obtain and validate sample data files
  • Facilitate discussions with the Data Interface team to define the solution:
    • Communicate data behaviors and business requirements.
    • Ensure solution design and results meet the business requirements.
  • Executes duties employing required standards and common processes:  
    • Assist in troubleshooting of reported issues and answer data related questions.
    • Maintain security standards, GDPR, PCI, etc.
    • Follow policies regarding documentation and source control.
    • Offer expertise as needed for strategic technology decisions.
    • Understand team goals and make appropriate decisions based on them.
    • Attend occasional evening calls with extended teams based in the USA.

Job Requirements

Required:

  • Travel Industry knowledge & experience working with airline ticket data.
  • The ability to analyze data; identify elements, patterns, and behaviors.
  • Experience writing T-SQL
  • Proven ability to lead a team, making business decisions and escalate issues on behalf of the team as needed.
  • Experience with agile development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Must be analytical, adept at problem solving, and have a strong attention to detail.
  • Self-starter, willing to get involved and do whatever is needed to get the job done.

 

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with Microsoft Visual Studio and Management Studio
  • Preferred experience with Microsoft Team Suite (TFS)
  • Familiar modeling tools preferably using Enterprise Architect
  • Experience analyzing and manipulating text in various file formats
  • Practiced in windows file systems, moving files

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

 

Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than US$120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.

 

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