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Software Engineer in Test - perf team

Date: May 27, 2019

Location: Krakow, PL, 30-415

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 46383

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’s Performance Engineering team has an exciting opportunity for a creative and experienced software engineer to join Sabre center of excellence for performance. The candidate will join a very collaborative team that is passionate about software  performance and automation. A software performance engineer’s primary responsibility is the creation of test harnesses to inject load, analyze metrics from application and system logs, and simulate system behavior to improve the performance and reliability of Sabre applications using in-house tools, the latest open source and cloud technologies. The candidate should have enthusiasm for troubleshooting, analyzing and resolving complex problems and be eager to learn. The Performance Engineering team’s members come from a variety of backgrounds, from Linux administrators, DevOps/SRE to developers and performance testers.


Software Engineer in Test



  • Works as part of a team responsible for assessing performance risk, identifies critical use cases and select key performance scenarios. Establish performance objectives.
  • Collaborates with product development teams to design effective performance and destructive tests.
  • Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
  • Consults with development engineers in resolution of problems.
  • May take part in researching best practices, new tools and technology.

Job Requirements


‘Must have’ skills:  

  • Experience in Python programming/scripting
  • Strong self-driven collaborator with ability to work in diverse teams as a contributing member
  • Solid knowledge of Linux operating system
  • Eager to learn
  • Good verbal and written English skills

‘Nice to have’ skills:

  • Java Virtual Machine internals knowledge, with concentration in memory management and Garbage Collection algorithms for server-side applications
  • Experience in at least one of the following - Jenkins, Docker, ansible, JMeter
  • Experience in Cloud technologies
  • System Monitoring and instrumentation
  • TCP/IP and computer networks literacy
  • Statistical methods and tools



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