Share this Job

Job Title:  Principal C++ Software Engineer


Dallas, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 59539

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! 

What you will achieve:


About the product:

The product is the state-of-the-art Inventory Management and availability processing solution for airlines using a high-performance, scalable, and cloud-enabled open systems architecture providing optimal management of seats while increasing revenue optimizations, sophisticated rules engine, point-of-sale control, dynamic availability, and pricing. The Product processes over 7 Billion daily transactions, with peak volumes reaching over 1000 updates/second and over 100K transactions/second, with an average response time of 10 milliseconds. The product supports over 20 interfaces to other products and supports web services.   



About the position:


The Principal Software Engineer position will take a strong technical leadership role in leading developers in a scrum team, working on a mission-critical, high-performance, low-latency product that provides availability and inventory services interacting with mission-critical products. The selected candidate will play a key role in interfacing between developers, TPM, QA, and architects to develop product features. 


What you will be doing:


•    Develops, codes, tests, and debugs new moderately complex software solutions or enhancements to existing software in a maintenance capacity. 
•    Has a good understanding of business applications. 
•    Works with technical staff to understand problems with software and resolve them. 
•    Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements. 
•    May assist in developing software technical documentation. 
•    Designs and codes moderately complex applications. 
•    May create optimization programs to resolve problems. 
•    May design and build prototype applications.



Essential skills:  


•    12+ years of development experience in C++/Linux with 5+ years in a lead role. 
•    Expert Knowledge of C++ development in a Linux environment.
•    Solid knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming and Design Patterns.
•    Solid knowledge of Perl and Unix shell scripting.
Low-latency application development experience – Highly desired.
•    Experience developing cache solutions – Highly desired
•    NoSQL experience – Highly desired.
•    Operations experience – Strongly Preferred.
•    Hands-on experience in developing and maintaining applications in Cloud environments - Preferred
•    Knowledge of Boost and STL C++ Libraries
•    Experience working in NoSQL databases such as Couchbase.
•    Experience in object databases - Strongly preferred. 
•    Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results. 
•    Strong team player, able to work with distributed global teams.
•    Responsibility to handle on-call support tasks.

Required Technical Skills:   C++, Boost, Couchbase, Linux, Perl, Python, XML/JSON, Google test framework, MQ Series, GCP, Google PubSub






•    Bachelor's degree or equivalent 


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

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


Stay connected with Sabre Careers

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn





Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Cloud, Testing, Linux, Developer, Unix, Technology