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Senior Software Systems Engineering

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Montevideo, UY, CP91600

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 47806

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


Sabre is the global leader in innovative technology that leads the travel industry. We are always looking for bright and driven people who have a penchant for technology and want to hone their skills. If you are interested in challenging work, being part of a global team, and solving complex problems through technology, business intelligence and analytics, and Agile practices - then Sabre is right for you! It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs for our airline, hotel, and travel agency customers.

Job Description



  • Develops and maintains system in production, performs application and system level monitoring;
  • Works with engineering teams and software development teams to analyze and resolve system and application level issues;
  • Works with development teams and projects configuration managers to determine project needs, define, implement and optimize procedures for releasing products and ensure scheduled releases delivery;
  • Assists and execution of critical system changes;
  • Responds and follows up (internal) customer inquiries related to maintained systems;
  • Provides technical analysis of production related issues;
  • Creates new ideas in order to improve application stability and maintainability;
  • Takes part in performance and load testing
  • Responsible for creation and/or maintenance of operational documentation
  • Represents the application(s) during Operational Calls
  • Carry out On-Call rotation tasks as required by the business
  • Oversees new App server deployment, server refreshes and decommissions

Job Requirements

Must have Skills:

  • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux system (concepts, principles and administration);
  • Strong scripting skills (sh, bash, perl)
  • Knowledge of SQL , knowledge and experience with one of the Oracle, SQL Server or MySQL
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP protocol and networking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Team player


Nice to have Skills:

  • Strong automation approach
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of Java EE technology and Java EE applications architecture
  • Understanding concepts of configuration management
  • Knowledge of GIT
  • Issue tracking tool experience (e.g. ClearQuest, Bugzilla, JIRA);
  • Knowledge any of the TeamCity, Hudson/Jenkins or CruiseControl CI servers;
  • Knowledge of java build automation tools (ant, maven);
  • Knowledge of system and application levels monitoring tools;
  • Knowledge of HA and DR concepts will be a plus
  • Programming skills in any of the Java, Python or Java Script languages will be a plus;
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of MQ


Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at


Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW


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