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Job Title:  Principal Software Architecture


Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 54448

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

Job Description

A Bangalore, India, Engineering Leadership position (Principal Software Architecture) for the Customer Touchpoints APIs and Storefront (CTAS) organization with focus on Digital Connect (DC) Products/Systems. The position offers a unique opportunity to lead BLR-based software development teams for an evolving E-Commerce and Platform suite of Products/Systems which power the world’s leading airlines and agencies, and convergence thereof.

The individual must be the right fit for the position – this goes beyond technical skills,
competencies, and experience, but into realms of culture, ethics, morals, attitude (up, down and
lateral), the ability and capability in working Collaboratively in heavily matrixed global
environments, the ability to assimilate into CTAS, Digital Connect: leadership, product, and business
partners, indirectly influence global development. The person needs to be highly ethical, has very high moral standards, shows mutual respect, works well across global teams, sharing knowledge, is an excellent team player within and outside the immediate teams and sphere of control and influence.

 The individual needs to be able to manage multiple conflicting priorities, with minimal day-to-day direction, solve for the immediate, yet deliver for the longer-term - on time and budget, juggling multiple projects in parallel and quickly switching context. Requires Project and Release Management knowhow to drive development and delivery based on decisions aligned to the organization and company strategy goals and priorities; needs to oversee modern and legacy technologies, bring innovation and POCs to reality, implement industry and SDLC best-practices to create a value proposition, cost-effective development/delivery for positive ROIC. 

The individual needs to be able to implement strategy in realization of company/organizational objectives by ensuring high-quality, realistic, timely, accurate, development production of business needs, consistent with SDLC best practices and aligned to industry, organizational and company standards. Will require management and development of systems which are stable, fault-tolerant, high-performant, well-instrumented, compliant and ‘Always On’ in high transactional global distributed and cloud environments.

Education, Work Experience, and Communication 
•    EDUCATION: Business or Technical/Engineering Master’s degree combined with a Technical/Engineering Bachelor’s Degree from reputed/accredited universities. 
•    SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT:12+ years of progressive SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle), with experience spanning facets of Architecture, Design, Solutioning, Development, Quality, Operations, Support, with emphasis on progressively lead larger software development. Proven leadership ability to direct multiple projects simultaneously and get the job done – high-quality, on time, on budget. 
•    COMMUNICATION: Crisp and clear communication skills – written and verbal, with the ability to interact with multiple stakeholders (business, technical, non-technical, customer) at varied levels, in a cool and calm manner. 

Job Requirements

Technical Prowess 
Working knowledge (from a technical leader perspective), spanning many of the following areas, as a means to effectively manage the day-to-day workings of the Development Teams: 
Compliance, GDPR, Data security and Disaster recovery.

•    SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and cloud migration strategy
•    SOAP, REST, RESTful, JSON-RPC, JMS, SOA/EDA and Microservices Architecture, client-server and
•    distributed systems, Mulesoft, API-First Service Frameworks
•    Knowledge of Java, J2EE, Spring, Spring Boot, RDBMS, NoSQL, OOAD.
•    Knowledge and experience on MuleSoft
•    Exposure to Migrate the MuleSoft API’s to Spring Boot.
•    Exposure to Design Patterns, Software Architecture best practices, and Agile SDLC, build & deployment tools and CI / CD practices.
•    CI/CD deployment pipelines, in Datacenters, AWS, GCP, using NGP
•    MVC, Spring IOC, SOA and other similar design patterns/principles, with understanding API-First design and microservices architecture design paradigms
•    Development in complex multi-datacenter / cloud / hybrid infrastructure environments
•    Ability to provide/understand technical system solutions, determine/implement overall design direction, observe, and provide recommendations to solve for complex technical issues proactively and in the moment
•    Experience planning and developing support processes and adhering to best practices
•    Quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of legacy and newer technologies
•    Quickly learn new technologies
•     Acts as a technical and operational leader with a passion for microservices, distributed systems, cloud service development, deployment and delivery
•    Accountable for the design, the ease of evolution, quality of the systems, performance, scaling, and availability characteristics of the systems 
•    Able and willing to spend time actively developing parts of the systems by themselves
•    Reviews architecture and design of the existing systems and redesigns them whenever necessary
•     Envision and develop the long-term architectural strategy, with emphasis on reusable components while adopting a nimble delivery process
•    Establish structures and processes that ensure a high level of quality and reliability and extensibility of deliverables


We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as your application progresses.

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