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Job Title:  Senior Software Development Engineer in Test


Dallas, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 56425

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

The Senior Software Development Test Engineer (SDET) helps deliver the quality and performance of large scale, big data, custom hardware multi-platform software products that includes; web, API and mobile application interfaces. Incumbents in this position are experienced, hands on and self-motivated engineer who can work collaboratively in a continuous integration environment. This role involves working closely with Software Developers that includes leveraging shift-left methods to understand a complex domain and product. The Senior SDET focuses on contributing to the development of automated Functional Integration tests and end-to-end tests through open source test frameworks for overall system testing within an Agile environment. This position will work under limited supervision and direction. 

The Sr SDET:
•    Tests complex API, web and mobile based applications that reference database back-end systems.
•    Creates and maintains automated test cases, executes test suites, reviews and diagnoses reported bugs, and ensures overall system quality prior to a customer release.
•    Designs, develops, maintains, and troubleshoots automated suites of tests through continuous integration for value added feedback.
•    Works with the engineering teams to derive testing requirements throughout the development cycle.
•    Reproduces, debugs, and isolates problems and verify fixes.
•    Works closely with software developers to create software artifacts including test plans, test cases, test procedures and test reports.
•    Works across cross functional engineering and product teams in a disciplined agile environment.
•    Estimates own testing tasks and works productively with minimum supervision while showing excellent team attitude.
•    Represents team leadership and provides technical guidance and training to junior test personnel.
•    Participates in the performance testing and analysis framework for a web services architecture containing ESB, BPM, and associated back-end applications.

The successful candidate will have

•    Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Engineering OR related technical discipline or related technical discipline such as Science or Engineering.
•    Minimum of five years of experience, preferably in either a Software Development Engineer or (SDET) Software Development Engineer in Test role. 
•    Must have an understanding and ability to develop code in Java or .Net. 
•    Strong experience in API testing from SOAP, RESTful is required. Strong experience with XML, Databases and SQL. 
•    Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to analyze complex problems in large systems. 
•    Experience with Test processes, open source test frameworks, test design strategies, writing test cases, and automating tests in Java or .Net with frameworks like Junit/Nunit/TestNG, Selenium, JMeter is preferred. 
•    Must be detail oriented, analytical, and creative thinker with passion for quality and test automation. Strong collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills. 
•    Experience leading ambiguous situations, dealing with technical issues, and coming up with effective solutions to ensure customer project deliverables. Experience with Jenkins or other continuous integration systems. 
•    Experience with tools & applications such as JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, Git and Artifactory/Maven. 
•    Must have previous experience with requirements, defect, functional, and performance management systems. 
•    Previous hospitality or travel industry experience preferred, not required.

Sabre offers the following outstanding benefits

•    Very competitive compensation
•    Generous Paid Time Off (5 weeks PTO your first year!)
•    4 days (one day/quarter) of Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
•    We offer a comprehensive medical, dental and Wellness Program
•    12 weeks paid parental leave
•    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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