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Senior Data Science Consultant

Date: Jul 30, 2019

Location: Istanbul, TR, 34437

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 46560

Job Family: Production and Project Management


Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. Sabre posted $3.2 billion in revenue in 2014 and employs approximately 10,000 people globally through its three business units – Sabre Travel Network, Sabre Airline Solutions and Sabre Hospitality Solutions.

Job Description

There is increasing demand for the unique services provided by the Airline Solutions consulting team. The breadth of capabilities includes:

  • Data Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data
  • Operations Research
  • Solution Integration
  • Business Process Consulting
  • Business Intelligence


As the Operations Research consulting group is expanding, we seek a Senior who has demonstrated success in client service while delivering Data Science consulting services and innovative solutions. The selected candidate will be a key contributor to consulting projects on site with clients. Duties include:


  • Playing a key contributor role in on-site Data Science consulting projects requiring up to 50% travel.
    • Leading effort in evaluating customer requirements.
    • Designing functional/logical models.
    • Developing software.
    • Managing solution development in collaboration with both internal and external teams
  • Functioning as an experienced Data Science resource within the Consulting Team.
  • Building sound business relationships with client counterparts in support of Airline Solutions consulting projects.

Job Requirements

The Senior – Data Science Consulting will, ideally, possess a working knowledge of the airline, travel and/or closely aligned transportation/supply chain business segments. As Airline Solutions Consulting enjoys success around the globe, a unique skill set must be attracted to support planned growth. The following background, competencies, experience, academic and personal attributes represent general guidelines for what the position requires.


  • Ph.D. degree in Data Science or Computer Science closely related field required. Dual/Previous degree in Operations Research a big plus.
  • 3-5 years of consulting or client service background is highly desirable. This experience will embrace the delivery of decision support systems or business intelligence tools based on Big Data technologies, ETL, and data visualization.
  • Required: Thorough understanding of:
    • Database concepts, RDBMS (Oracle/Teradata/MySQL) and SQL
    • Machine Learning including supervised, unsupervised, reinforcement learning
    • Statistical and predictive modeling concepts, clustering and classification techniques, and recommendation approaches
    • Software engineering with R, Python and Java
    • Unix/Linux as well as scripting languages (Shell/Perl)
  • Preferred: Working knowledge of:
    • Big Data technologies (Hadoop/MapReduce/Pig/Hive)
    • NoSQL databases
    • Data Visualization (Tableau preferred)
    • Optimization Software (CPLEX/Gurobi)
  • Demonstrated track record of successful client service and consulting project delivery across multiple geographies and cultures.
  • Fundamental understanding of business and the ability to translate client business issues into meaningful model representations.
  • Excellent oral and written skills and a commitment to ensuring stakeholders are always advised of project status versus deliverable timetables. Multi-lingual capabilities and extensive international experience are highly desired.
  • Personal attributes that reflect a self-starter who is highly motivated and likely to fit into the Sabre culture. In addition, the polished client relationship management skills essential to success.


We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as your application progresses. Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role will proceed in the selection process.


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