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Job Title:  Sr Principal Applications Architecture


Dallas, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 55200

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

Working on the SHS Enterprise Architecture team gives you opportunities to develop your technical, business and
intercultural skills, cooperating with people from all over the world. Systems design, component design, agile development
are just only a few areas you can master yourself.

As a Senior Principal Applications Architect you will:

• Be a visible leader to drive and own the architecture and design of some of the most complex software systems in
Sabre Hospitality Solutions
• Architects, designs and implements new components and sub-systems
• Envision and develop the long-term architectural strategy, with emphasis on reusable components while adopting a
nimble delivery process
• Establish structures and processes that ensure a high level of quality and reliability and extensibility of deliverables
• Be a technical and operational leader with a passion for microservices, distributed systems, cloud service development,
deployment and delivery
• Accountable for the design, for the ease of evolution, quality of the systems, performance, scaling, and availability
characteristics of the systems
• Should be able and willing to spend time actively developing parts of the systems by themselves
• Reviews architecture and design of the existing systems and redesigns them whenever necessary
• Deliver technical training within the engineering organization, including training new engineers
• Work with product management, business stakeholders and other engineering leaders to help define mid-term, longterm roadmaps and shape business directions; drives the non-functional requirements of the product
• Diagnoses system failures and problems in production and works with the technical staff to identify root causes and
address them
• Drives code and design reviews of components in scope and drives the architectural governance for them
• Applies fundamental skills, concepts and practices to solve difficult assignments.
• Demonstrates broad knowledge of technical solutions
• Set directional paths for the teams/department for adoption of new technology stacks for solving business problems
• Be a very visible representative of multiple technology domains and represent Sabre in external technical forums

The successful candidate will have

• Minimum 7 years of professional experience in software development prior lead experience preferred
Necessary skills:
• Strong hands-on technology experience building and running large scale, highly available systems handling high
volume of transactions
• Deep understanding of cloud architectures and GCP technology and deployment
• Deep exposure to Service Oriented Architecture
• Deep understanding of network, queuing (MQ, pubsub, tcp/ip) and caching (Redis/Memcache) technologies
• Solid experience in large scale RDBMS systems and NoSQL stores
• Strong design/development experience in building large scale distributed systems and products
• Expertise in multi-threading and performance-oriented programming
• A solid engineer at heart with excellent abstraction, coding and system design skills and a deep passion and curiosity
for technology;
• Expert knowledge of .NET framework (C# language) and/or Java
• Expert understanding of OOP principles, design patterns, and best programming practices
• Good QA awareness (Unit Tests, TDD, Performance tests)
• Excellent communication skills in English, written and verbal
• Proven leadership ability

Nice to have skills:
• Agile
• Atlassian
• Document databases
• Oracle
• Cassandra
• .NET Core
• Couchbase
• Python
• Google Cloud Platform

• B.S. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or equivalent

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 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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