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Director Software Engineering

Date: Apr 25, 2019

Location: Krakow, PL, 30-415

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 46243

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


What happens when you combine technology with travel? Sabre! Did you know that cutting-edge technology is used at Sabre by more than 1 billion people around the globe? Did you know that Sabre processes approximately 85,000 transactions per second for the largest industry in the world - travel and tourism? Now that we have your attention, Sabre is an innovative technology company that leads the travel industry by helping our customers (and employees) succeed. We are looking for forward-thinking, creative people who take ownership of results and make things happen. If this sounds like you, consider joining our team.

Job Description

Sabre Airline Solutions is a complete business partner and provides comprehensive technology solutions that give airlines the freedom to better market their airline, sell their products, serve their customers and efficiently operate the way they want.

This position, Director of Software Development, will be part of the Airline Solutions Product and Development Group which is responsible for design and development of software solutions for the Airline Solutions portfolio, which includes SabreSonic Customer Sales and Service, Sabre AirCentre Enterprise Operations, and Sabre AirVision Marketing and Planning.

In addition to leading the team in Krakow, this role will also lead teams in Germany and US.



As a Director of Software Development for Airpas, and additional AirVision products, this role will provide Leadership and Management of Application Development, Operational Stability, Software Development Activities, and Product Quality.

This role will work in-close collaboration with Enterprise Architects, Application Architects, Development Team and Peers to create & successfully execute the Technology Strategy for Airline Solutions AirVision Applications.

The successful candidate would have about 12+ years of experience within Technology with excellent communication skills: verbal & written.

The successful candidate will have Experience with enterprise software and /or platforms that must perform at scale. The successful candidate will demonstrate an In-depth understanding of processes and procedures, software development lifecycle process, Tools and Resources.

The successful candidate will focus on solutions, delivery, and architecture of software solutions for complex business requirements. The successful candidate will focus on leading the team to develop and implement configurability, manageability, reliability, and performance across the applications.

The successful candidate should be able to provide technical leadership, collaborate with business partners and have proven track of record leading and managing global Agile teams and organizations.

The successful candidate would require skills beyond general programming and software development in the following areas: object-oriented and component-oriented design and modeling skills, developing and implementing designs that address reliability, manageability, scalability and performance requirements for complex e-commerce applications.

Job Requirements

  1. Manage a team of developers, QA’s and close working relationship with Analysts, Architects & other teams towards solution development & delivery.
  2. Mentor and help development teams implement the architectural vision across various projects.
  3. Be a key driver to Design, develop and implement Technology Strategy for the product area.
  4. Practical experience of designing and building enterprise or distributed software systems.
  5. Demonstrable experience in the techniques used to build highly scalable and performance systems.
  6. Experience with metadata driven development techniques and code generation.
  7. Good working knowledge of open source java projects and technologies.
  8. Experience in Agile methodology.
  9. Familiarity with travel industry
  10. BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or equivalent.


Why it is worth working with us?

profit from our VIP medical package with free travel insurance and dental care, sport medicine, life insurance and Benefit System

lift your qualifications through challenging tasks, LinkedIn learning platform, knowledge sharing sessions, wide range of trainings and get technical certification reimbursement

work in modern office with comfortable location, no dress code, flexible working time and get additional day off

use your car or bike to get to the office - free of charge parking lot for employees; get support from Eco Team

enjoy friendly atmosphere, free gifts for employees and explore new technologies at our Innovation Lab

join one of 10 Sabre communities and develop your hidden skills and potential; give help and get fun taking part in numerous charity actions

recommend your friends and get a very attractive referral bonus


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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