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Job Title:  API Designer - Sabre Lingo


Krakow, Malopolska Province, PL

Remote Options (if applicable):  Fully remote

Req ID: 56965

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


Can you imagine all Sabre APIs are consistent, easy to use and offer an amazing developer experience?
Sabre Lingo is an API-first design system and governance process aspiring to achieve these goals. It advocates for easy to use, intuitive, and consistent APIs centered around developer experience. It implements governance, best practices, and seamless collaboration across the technology and product teams.


Customer Touchpoints APIs & Storefront team is looking for a full time API Designer to help us scale the Sabre Lingo initiative further. The person will be fully focused on driving definition of Sabre wide API standards, supporting teams in designing modern, easy to use, consistent API products, promoting market trends and industry best practices across all Sabre.


API Designer (Principal Software Architecture) – Sabre Lingo

General description:

•    Fully focused on, and proactive in all Sabre Lingo areas: 
o    Design Governance – driving definition of Sabre wide API standards
o    Council – participating in Sabre API standards and recommendations definition
o    Design Reviews – providing feedback and direction to product teams

•    An API expert:
o    willing to constantly learn the market trends in the area of API Design
o    willing and able to guide/educate/advocate teams for best API Design practices

•    Partners with Product Management to envision consistent and complementary Sabre API offering
•    Ensures consistency between different APIs
•    Partners with software development teams to deliver modern API solutions
•    Performs API modelling for new services, as well as able to redesign legacy APIs
•    Close cooperation with API-First Service Framework team

Job Requirements


Necessary skills: 

•    7+ years of proven experience in IT software development
•    Solid API modelling experience (including delivering commercial APIs)
•    Knowledge of REST/RESTful and RPC Architecture 
•    Familiar with Open API Specification 
•    Experience with API management tools
•    Experience with API gateways
•    Solution Architecture understanding 
•    Broad knowledge of best programming practices and IT industry standards
•    Good communication skills in English, written and verbal 
•    Excellent team player, ability to work in a multinational dispersed geographically team
•    Analytical thinking, proactivity, positive energy, ownership of results, „can do” attitude

Nice to have experience:

•    Familiarity with Sabre APIs
•    Experience in Travel Industry
•    Understanding of HATEOAS, API hyperlinks, cache constraints concepts
•    SOAP experience is a plus
•    Cloud (GCP), Apigee, Java, SpringBoot, NodeJS, JavaScript, GraphQL


Why is it worth working with us?


•    Profit from our VIP medical package with free travel insurance and dental care, sport medicine, and life insurance
•    Join the tax deduction program (if your job is eligible for it) 
•    Enjoy attractive parental benefits beyond the legally required 
•    Lift your qualifications through a wide range of training and get technical certification reimbursement 
•    Enjoy the flexibility of work time and lack of dress code 
•    Take additional days off every year for longer vacations and up to 4 days a year for your charity contribution 
•    Recommend your friends and get a very attractive referral bonus
•    Take care of your well-being with free access to a Premium version of the Headspace application
•    Profit from working from home in different variants (we will share details with you)
•    If you prefer to work in the office, free of charge parking lot for the employees


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We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as we progress your application. Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will proceed in the selection process. To learn more about the people and culture at Sabre, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn


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