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Job Title:  Team Lead Software Engineer


Dallas, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 59537

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! 

Job Description



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 to provide optimal management of seats while increasing revenues through enabling revenue optimizations, sophisticated rules engine, point-of-sale control, dynamic availability, dynamic pricing.
The Product processes over 7 Billion transactions a day, with peak volumes reaching over 1000 updates/second and over 100K transactions/second, with an average response time of 10 milli seconds. In addition, the product supports over 20 interfaces to other products and supports web services.   


About the position

Lead Software Engineer position is an opportunity to take a strong technical leadership role in leading developers in a scrum team, that is working on a mission critical, high-performance, low-latency product that provides availability and inventory services and interacts with several mission critical products in Sabre. The selected candidate will play a key role in interfacing between developers, TPM, QA and architects, in ensuring successful, and efficient development of 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 good understanding of business application. 
•    Works with technical staff to and independently understand problems with software and resolve them. 
•    Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements. 
•    May assist in development of software technical documentation. 
•    Demonstrates software. 
•    Designs and codes moderately complex applications using routine and/or advanced technology. 
•    May create optimization programs to resolve problems. 
•    May design and build prototype applications.



•    7+ years of development experience in C++/Linux. 
•    Expert Knowledge of C++ development in Linux environment.
•     Very good knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming and Design Patterns.
•     Very good knowledge of Perl and Unix shell scripting.
•    Low-latency application development experience – Highly desired.
•    Experience developing cache solutions – Highly desired
•    Significant NoSQL experience – Highly desired.
•    Operations experience – Desired.
•    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 is strongly preferred. 
•    Good communication and team working skills
•    Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results. 
•     Good communication skills in English, both written and verbal, 
•     Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills 
•     Strong team player, able to work with distributed global teams 
•     Understands, interprets, and translates engineering requirements into the necessary designs, documentation, and user stories. 


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




Bachelor's degree 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 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

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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