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Senior Operations Research

Date: May 4, 2019

Location: Bangalore, IN, 560066

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 45741

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. 

The job opening is with the Operations Research (OR) team within Sabre Airline Solutions. The operations research team is the nucleus which empowers several key products areas by supporting analytics, forecasting and optimization components of our software. We help build, implement and maintain these solutions and provide analytical consulting services to our customers.

Job Requirements

We are looking for enthusiastic Analysts to be part of core Airline Solutions Operations Research team in Bangalore.

The candidate must have experience in the following:

  1. Working with multiple types of data and cross-reference and validate their quality
  2. Developing Machine Learning and Data Science algorithms
  3. Building and delivering analytical models that solve business problems using data
  4. Excellent communication skills demonstrated by ability to discuss customer needs and deliver model results to them using documentation and presentations
  5. Basic project management skills

The responsibilities involve.

  1. Support implementation of these decision support solutions at our airline customers
  2. Executing activities like model calibration/estimation, data validation and analysis, training on forecasting and optimization models that help an airline  adopt our solutions
  3. Executing Operations Research and Analytical Consulting services that help an airline in select the right models, optimize practices and business processes
  4. Help improve our current models and calibration processes by making them more accurate and efficient
  5. Working independently with minimal supervision



Minimum Requirements:

  • Masters degree (preferably in Operations Research, Statistics, Computer Science or other analytical areas). Bachelor’s degree holders with excellent credentials may also apply.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience (Building models for real-world predictive modeling problems)
  • Experience with programming in Java/C++ or other similar languages
  • Familiarity with data extraction & manipulation tools (knowledge of SQL is a must)
  • Expertise in R or SAS is a must
  • Excellent communication skills and strong problem solving and analytical skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Familiarity with airline domain
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools like Tableau, D3.js etc.


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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