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Database Engineer

Date: Dec 25, 2020

Location: Krakow, Malopolska Province, PL, Refer to j

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 52576

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

Our Database Engineering team provides database expertise and services for activities necessary to implement and maintain database systems for the Global Product Development organization, delivering travel solutions across the enterprise. As Database Engineer in our team, you will be working on all activities necessary to implement and maintain database system for a product.




  • Optimizes physical data structures, generates scripts to create database objects such as tables, partitions, indexes, views, sequences, etc. 
  • Performs database schema migrations - changes or rebuilds database objects as required, assists with impact analysis of any changes made
  • Performs reverse engineering of physical data models from databases and SQL scripts
  • Performs SQL review and performance tuning
  • Creates and maintains Oracle databases required for development and testing usage (non-production environments)
  • Responds to incident tickets and produces quick and effective solutions to technical problems
  • Proactively monitors and fixes databases availability and performance issues
  • Uses and develops database automation tools to automate repetitive tasks
  • Provides technical assistance to development teams


Job Requirements


Must have 


  • Minimum 5 years related experience
  • Experience with the installation and support of Oracle database
  • Experience with other databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and NoSQL solutions
  • Advanced knowledge of ‪SQL language‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
  • Expertise in database performance tuning troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of data modelling principles and methods
  • Experience in development, execution and maintenance of automation scripts written in Python or other languages
  • Basic knowledge of UNIX/Linux from DBA perspective
  • Basic knowledge of ITIL best practices and tools such as ServiceNow
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously


Nice to have


  • Experience with design, installation, and troubleshooting of data replication tools such as Oracle GoldenGate and Oracle Data Guard
  • Experience with troubleshooting database cluster performance issues
  • Experience in using database schema migration tools such as Liquibase or Flyway
  • Experience in developing applications in Oracle Application Express (APEX)
  • Experience using cloud platforms such as AWS or GCP
  • Experience with PL/SQL programming


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
  • Enjoy attractive parental benefits beyond the legally required
  • Explore new technologies at our Innovation Lab (3D printer, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality equipment, Robot construction kit, Internet of Things devices, Access to quantum computer via IBM Cloud)
  • Lift your qualifications through wide range of trainings and get technical certification reimbursement
  • No dress code, flexible working time and get additional day off
  • Recommend your friends and get a very attractive referral bonus
  • Remote work till June 2021 year
  • 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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