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Sr Principal Software Architecture

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Bangalore, IN, 560066

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 38012

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. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Reports into AirVision Chief Architect.
  • Will be accountable for providing Technical leadership, identify emerging trends and drive strategic architectural plans to a portfolio of products.
  • Collaborate with Airline Solutions Enterprise Architecture teams for defining strategic reference architectures meeting business needs. Motivate and guide application architects and development leads to understand the architecture blueprint. Drive implementation at each product design to align with the enterprise architecture guidelines.
  • Creates and maintains architectural best practices, addressing application, data and technology in the context of business processes across the product portfolio.
  • Will understand and address the concerns of the key stakeholders across business, development and operations. Should align architecture decisions keeping in mind functional, non-functional (performance, security, scalability, stability, integration) and operational aspects (maintainability, operability, availability) to obtain desired business outcomes.
  • Analyze portfolio solutions offered to the strategic clients, identify architectural and other technology gaps between the existing solutions and client-specific requirements; design and implement solutions for addressing the identified gaps.
  • Will mentor and groom a team of application architects.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and influence them in investing to change existing solutions or build new solutions delivering enhanced value to customers.


  • B. Tech/B.E. in Computer Science/Electronics
  • Total of 15+ years of experience with 5+ years of solid experience on designing and implementing complex architectures for products.

Job Requirements

Must have Skills:

  • Must have excellent communication skills written as well as verbal; must be able to articulate the value proposition of solution/services to senior teams from client/prospect
  • Must be detail oriented and data driven for decision making.
  • Must have experience in delegating and managing multiple initiatives.
  • Must be able to translate business requirements into technical requirements and solutions by planning, developing and refining to-be architecture
  • Must have experience with developing and implementing application strategies and patterns.
  • Must have experience with building complex integration architecture.
  • Must have experience in design and development of event processing based applications
  • Must have experience with designing solutions for AWS Cloud
  • Must have experience with implementation of Microservices architecture.
  • 10+ years overall IT experience involving:
    • Agile Methodologies
    • MVP approach
    • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
    • Design Patterns
    • Capacity Planning for High Availability: Application Servers, ESB, and Database
    • Software engineering practices, Continuous Integration and Continuous deployment
    • DevOps
  • Exposure to both Sql and nonsql Databases like Oracle, Teradata, Vertica, MongoDB
  • Must be hands on to help and guide the Architects to complete PoCs in short time.

Soft Skills:


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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