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Job Title:  Principal C++ Software Engineer


Krakow, Malopolska Province, PL

Req ID: 53358

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

The Travel Solution – Air Offers and Offer Sourcing team is relentlessly passionate about helping our customers and our people succeed, and we are continually looking for forward-thinking, creative people who value the same. Our ideal candidate is a hard worker, willing to roll up his or her sleeves and eagerly take ownership of results. He or she is obsessive about accountability and execution and is committed to serving the needs of our hospitality customers around the globe. If this sounds like you, we would welcome the opportunity to get to know you better.


•    Be a visible and hands-on leader to drive and own the solution, design of some of the most advanced and complex software systems / products in the Travel Solution – Air Offers & Offer sourcing and create significant business impact
•    Architects, designs and implements new components and sub-systems
•    Envision and develop the architectural and technology strategy, with emphasis on platforms/ 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, long-term roadmaps and shape business directions; drives the non-functional requirements of the product (s)
•    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 / systems / products 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

Job Requirements


•    8+ years of technology related experience in product / technology companies, working primarily on building high performance, high availability cloud based applications using C++ technologies
•    Knowledge of Java
•    Must have a MSc degree in Computer Science or related field from top universities or related fields strongly preferred
•    A solid engineer at heart with excellent abstraction, coding and system design skills and a deep passion and curiosity for technology;
•    A proven track record of architecting and designing applications and systems within a high growth, Agile environment
•    Successfully architected and led server and client side technology for consumer and enterprise facing products in the global market along with being an efficient proficient problem-solver who envisions technical perspectives to develop workable solutions.
•    Experience and knowledge of open source software, frameworks and broader cutting edge technologies around server side development in C++; wide and deep understanding of C++ ecosystem, monitoring and diagnosis; Containers, TomCat, Docker, Kubernetes
•    Strong hands-on technology experience building and running large scale, highly available systems handling high volume of sessions/transactions per day
•    Deep understanding of cloud architectures and GCP technology and deployment as well as network, queuing (MQ, pubsub, tcp/ip) and caching (Redis/Memcache) technologies
•    Deep exposure to Service Oriented Architecture, REST and JSON
•    Solid experience in large scale RDBMS systems and NoSQL stores 
•    Strong design/development experience in building large scale distributed systems and products using
•    Expertise in multi-threading and performance oriented programming
•    Good understanding of Linux (UNIX) architecture and design as well as of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
•    General understanding of client side technologies, e.g. JavaScript, React, Redux, AngularJS, Bootstrap, JQuery
•    Excellent object oriented, data structures, algorithms and problem solving skills and ability to apply design patterns in architecture
•    Experience working in geographically distributed teams
•    Active in technology related meetups/conferences/blogging/hackathons



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 wide range of trainings and get technical certification reimbursement
•    No dress code and flexible working time 
•    Additional days off every year for longer vacations and up to 4 days 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)
•    Use your car or bike to get to the office - free of charge parking lot for employees


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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