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Job Title:  Team Lead Software Engineering


Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 56827

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 position (Team Lead 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 
influence. Requires Project and Release Management know how 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.

Technical Prowess 
Working knowledge, spanning many of the following areas, as a means to effectively manage the 
day-to-day workings of the Development Teams: 
• 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 on MuleSoft
• 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

• 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 
• Mentor team members on technical areas such as best coding practices, code reviews, security 
practices, automation and so on.
• 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.
• Designs and codes applications using advanced technology; envisioning system features and 
functionality throughout development life cycle
• Determining design methodologies and completing programming using languages and software 
products; designing and conducting tests.
• Assesses and recommends the best technical solutions for complex projects
• Creates new ideas to improve application performance and stability
• Controls quality of coding and implementation
• Supports users by developing documentation and assistance tools.
• Must assist in support and development of application developers by providing advice and 
• Work in the fast-paced environment
• Bring a passion to learn and the best development practices to the team
• Will work closely with other cross functional teams in doing design, development & deployment 
of the application
• 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.
• 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.
• Understanding of TDD practices and experience with Mocha/Chai/Unit Testing and mocking 
• Experience in leading small teams and responsible for technical design, code review, NFR & on 
time delivery of modules handled by a team
• Passion and enthusiasm to take ownership and deliver results
• Software Craftsmanship and delivering high-quality, testable code
• Agile/Scrum experience
Good to have Skills:
• Experience in Airline domain is a plus


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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