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Software Performance Engineer- Senior or Lead - SynXis team

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: Krakow, Malopolska Province, PL, Remote

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 51814

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


SynXis team has an exciting opportunity for a creative and experienced software engineer to join Sabre Hospitality Solutions 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 Performance Engineer
Senior or Lead 


 As a Performance Engineer on the globally distributed Performance Engineering team, you will be responsible for performance testing of our mission-critical systems in Sabre Hospitality Solutions. You will:

• Build and execute various types of performance tests to help determine stability and capacity across many high volume and heavily integrated applications and architectures. 
• Create and maintain test harnesses to inject load, analyze metrics from application and system logs, and simulate system behavior based on the production workload of these applications.
• Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. 
• Works as part of a team responsible for assessing performance risk, identifies critical use cases and select key performance scenarios. Help predict and assess performance risk ahead of production releases. 
• Collaborates with product development teams to design effective performance and destructive tests.
• Evaluate application architectures, design suitable performance and capacity tests, and establish performance objectives for critical areas: load, soak, stress, stability, and capacity.
• Provide analysis of performance test results and adequately communicate to stakeholders: Development, Quality Assurance, System Owners and Management. 

Job Requirements


Must skills


• Experience as a software/application developer, test automation developer or similar role in development.
• Experience in Software Performance Engineering. Understand application and system behaviour under load and stress (user, system, capacity, infrastructure).
• Solid knowledge of Windows/Linux operating system, Windows Services
• Experience with SOAP/XML Web Services, Service Oriented Architecture, distributed messaging systems
• Experience with load testing tools like Visual Studio Ultimate/Premium Edition, JMeter, Grinder, LoadRunner, CloudTest, SoapUI/LoadUI, etc.
• System Monitoring and instrumentation (Splunk, Grafana, Prometheus) and tools like AppDynamics, Dynatrace, New Relic, etc.
• Performance monitoring of relational databases - Oracle and SQL Server, or NoSQL type databases - Cassandra or MongoDB, etc.
• Strong self-driven collaborator with ability to work in diverse teams as a contributing member
• Experience in Cloud technologies – GCP, AWS, Azure, Kubernetes, Terraform
• Excellent verbal and written English skills


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 end of 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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