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Job Title:  Principal Software Engineering


Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 56826

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

Job Description 
A Bangalore, India, Engineering Leadership position (Principal Software Engineering) 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 

• SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT:11+ 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. 
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

Job Requirements

• Architect, design and develop major features and components of our platform. Own the design 
and implementation phases.
• Working with a team of talented leads and engineers to develop and enhance.
• Ensure our development and practices adhere to the industry best standards in terms of 
architecture, design quality, code quality, automation, security and all other aspects of 
• By driving a quality-first approach, ensure the stability of the production and other customer 
facing environments for near 100% availability. 
• Mentor teams on technical areas such as best coding practices, architecture/design reviews, 
code reviews, security practices, automation and so on.
• Provide consistent application architectural direction to development staff and coordinating 
with all other groups involved with product development.
• Analyze the impact of new business requirements to the systems and to the application 
architecture and make recommendations to developers on how best to implement the 
• Determines overall architectural principles, frameworks, and standards.
• Work closely with Product and Portfolio Architect to propose hardware and operating system 
platforms, communication protocols, middleware, interfaces, and algorithms as necessary.
• Drive research, case studies, and prototypes on leading edge technologies and how they can be 
leveraged. Model systems resource consumption for new products and changes to existing 
products for use by capacity planning.
• Evaluate and propose ideas that will improve the performance, maintainability, operability, or 
reliability of the system.
• Analyze, diagnose, and identify solutions to system problems. Participates in architectural 
reviews as required.
• Highly motivated individual with strong negotiation, planning and organizational skills.
• Extensive experience in development of Microservices based on RESTFUL Services.
• Expertise in development of modern responsive web app development based on Micro services, 
Cloud Native technologies
• Able to execute and deliver initiatives toward increasing productivity, system performance, 
standardization, best practices and maximizing product quality.
• Must have ability to effectively influence stakeholders across the business.
• Expert in development of Microservices development using modern MuleSoft technology.
• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. 
• Proactive and solutions-based self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity and has a proven 
ability to operate well in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
• Must be comfortable in a matrix structure and have a high commitment to collaborate with all 
parts of the organization. 
• An independent thinker with strong analytical skills who can support the teams to identify and 
implement new and creative solutions.
• Possesses significant knowledge of Java client/server systems architectures.


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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