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Senior Software Engineering

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Boston, MA, US, 02210

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 49248

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


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 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.

Job Description


This role will be a key engineering work role in the Boston Office. The successful candidate will: 

  • Be responsible for technical and engineering leadership as we build out Sabre’s next generation retailing, distribution and merchandizing platform 
  • Work with a group of engineers on cutting edge cloud-based software development projects 
  • Report to the Engineering Manager 

Job Characteristics: 

  • Work with enterprise transactional and database software systems at scale 
  • Work on innovative enterprise software development problems end-to-end throughout the product life cycle 
  • Work on B2B focused products in the travel industry (air, lodging, pricing and shopping, reservations or related)
  • Collaborate well with engineering, product management, sales and marketing teams 
  • Make presentations to teams and management
  • Hands-on architectural and coding experience 
  • Creativity in using available tools and out-of-the-box thinking to provide the best solution to problems 
  • Learn new technologies and apply it to the solutions
Job Requirements


Key technical qualifications: 

  • 5 years of software development with at least 2 years in a high-performance technical lead role 
  • 1-3 years of experience with Cloud based software development (AWS, Azure, Google) and experience with shipping products on such technologies 
  • 3-5 years programming in Java, C/C++, Python or Go 
  • Deep practical knowledge of software development (microservice architecture, REST API), QA and testing as well as deployment processes and tools 
  • Hands-on knowledge of enterprise software (and cloud) technologies – messaging, databases, front-end and back-end 
  • Facility with database query tools such as SQL, Hadoop, NoSQL, HBase etc. 
  • Knowledge of airline and hotel reservation and distribution systems and related application software will be a huge plus for this role 
  • Hands-on knowledge of large-scale/distributed and transactional systems and programming languages and with hybrid cloud container platforms (Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift) would be a huge plus
  • Working knowledge in scaling Machine learning solutions would be a plus


  • Undergraduate BA/BS degree (Graduate degree preferred) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related technical field 



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