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Job Title:  Director - Data and Analytics Platform


Dallas, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable):  Fully remote

Req ID: 57222

Job Family: Production and Project Management


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

The Director of Data and Analytics products defines and executes the data and analytics products strategy and associated programs for Sabre.  By managing several D&A Products, this Product Manager will lead the inception, launch, marketing support, sales support, multi-year roadmaps, execution and coordination with the engineering teams. This role will own a P&L for the products under her/his purview. You will also serve as an advisor to the leadership team to develop and deliver enterprise-wide solutions for complex data challenges.


Role and Responsibilities  

  • Existing Products Strategy: Manage existing products’ roadmaps, plan and prioritize improvements, engage customers to understand the needs and other market opportunities. Define the differentiating product vision and working closely with Engineering to deliver roadmaps.
  • New products development: Fosters the idea generation for new D&A products. Works with Product Management and Engineering leaders to identify areas of technical and data needs for future data and analytics capabilities. Drives the development and deployment of the new data and analytics products.  Identifies and prioritizes projects and other enterprise data initiatives utilizing D&A capabilities.
  • P&L Management: Responsible with the annual planning, budget and the revenue for the products.
  • Sales and Marketing support: Supports the marketing teams with planning of customer facing events, industry presence, demos, whitepapers, etc. Supports the Sales Engineering and account teams during sales calls.
  • Team Leadership: Manages several direct reports who are directly responsible for individual products.
  • Advising and Reporting: Serves as the Data Analytics products advisor.  Represents the D&A team and enterprise data stewards at leadership meetings and conferences.  Develops and gives oral presentations on the power and value of data.  Leads and/or serves on steering committees and helps leadership use its data effectively at these meetings. Drives internal education with Data Literacy Programs, and COE Creation.
  • Facilitating Internal and External Collaboration: Collaborates with industry data experts to allow a proactive approach to improving insights derived from various data sources.  Applies expert knowledge and mastery of analytical methods, and standards to analyze enterprise results, relevant external publications, and conference papers. Recommends and pursues collaboration and provides appropriate guidance to ensure the success of such collaborations. Interacts with business areas and TEO on D&A solutions.

Job Requirements

Must Have Skills:

  • At least 15 years of progressively responsible relevant experience in product management and enable data innovation across a midsized or large organization
  • Ability to define strategic initiatives and oversee the development of long-term plans and proposals
  • Ability to effectively drive business, culture, and technology change in a dynamic and complex operating environment
  • Ability to effectively coordinate, allocate, and manage resources and projects throughout multiple teams
  • Knowledge of trends and developments in the fields of data analytics and insights generation
  • Exceptional analytical, written, oral, and presentation skills with proven track record of effectively communicating actionable insights
  • Exemplary diplomatic skills and ability to help senior business leaders see value, opportunities, and risks beyond their own area of expertise
  • Ability to understand problems from a broad perspective and anticipate the impact of issues and solutions

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Industry-specific knowledge of data privacy protocols, policies, and regulations
  • Familiar with big data and analytics technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Big Query, Teradata, Vertica) and Extract Transform Load (ETL) tools such as Talend, and Google ETL tools


What's in it for you?

•    Working with a state-of-the-art D&A Products and Tools. The sky is the limit when it comes to what you can do.
•    Opportunity to do something that has high impact in travel industry
•    Be part of one of the world’s largest Travel and Hospitality technology company 



•    Very competitive compensation
•    Generous Paid Time Off
(5 weeks PTO your first year!)
•    We offer a comprehensive medical, dental and Wellness Program
•    An infrastructure that allows flexible working arrangements
•    Formal and informal reward, recognition and acknowledgement programs
•    Lots of fun and engaging employee development events


Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at compliance.office@sabre.com.

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW


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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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