Share this Job

Job Title:  Principal Software Systems Engineer


Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable):  Fully remote

Req ID: 58510

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! 

Join our Journey

Sabre’s Intelligence Exchange is a cutting-edge Data and Analytics platform that revolutionizes the way airlines approach big data. It exchanges, processes, and analyzes large volumes of data coming from different airlines’ systems to support decision making, influence business processes and deliver unique customer experience.  If you like the intellectual challenge, want to feel the team spirit and great atmosphere, this is the right team for you!


This position will be fully accountable for the critical role of the implementation, engineering, and operations of critical 24/7 Data and Analytic platforms. The successful candidate will be responsible for migrating the application to cloud (AWS/GCP) involving automation of multiple deployments using Terraform/Cloudformation for IAC. You'll participate in the implementation of new infrastructure (distributed, scalable, and robust) and develop features to make it observable and configurable on-demand. This role requires close partnership and collaboration with other Customer teams, Cloud Architects, Engineers and Subject Matter Experts. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 
•    An individual with a deep passion for innovation and performance, to work in the DevOps/SRE team
•    Evaluate cloud services and architecture to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
•    Lead the design, development, and evolution of cloud infrastructure
•    Serve as a subject matter expert in cloud infrastructure, performing design reviews to ensure design best practices
•    Work with the development team to deploy and manage tools that support SDLC automation, configuration management, and release management
•    Implement automation tools and frameworks for automatic code deployment (CI/CD)
•    Implement effective monitoring, and infrastructure-as-code
•    Implement industry best practices for system hardening and configuration management
•    Responsible for setting up and creating GCP deployments, administration, Operations, and maintenance
•    Establish or follow prioritization processes to drive work with a sense of urgency about getting work completed
•    Consult with stakeholders to specify requirements and solutions which address business challenges and opportunities
•    Maintain business continuity and disaster recovery processes
•    Have on-call responsibilities in rotation with the engineering team
•    Should be able to drive root cause analysis for production issues and continually evaluate and improve our processes and application standards

Job Requirements

•    Hands-on expertise in Cloud platform, managing cloud infrastructure (Google Cloud Platform <GCP>; Amazon Web Services <AWS>)
•    Experience with templating frameworks like Terraform, CloudFormation
•    Understanding of DNS/Firewalls/Load balancing and network design
•    Knowledge of AWS Infrastructure as a Service Automation tools like Cloud Formation
•    Ability to understand AWS compute, Route53, VPC, RDS, Load balancing
•    Strong experience with Red Hat Linux; must feel comfortable with scripting in bash, python
•    Experience in DevOps support for applications using Java, Oracle, Apache, Tomcat, Linux
•    Experience with build and deployment tools such as Maven, Ansible, Jenkins, Git
•    Experience with complex, high-availability systems, and Capacity Planning and Change Management
•    Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, strong organizational skills
•    Experience with middleware messaging technology such as IBM MQ desired
•    Good written and oral communication skills

•    B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent, Masters preferred.
•    5+ years of DevOps experience in a Linux environment
•    3+ years of experience with either GCP or AWS
•    Experience writing code in Java, Go, Shell, Perl, Python, Ruby or a similar language. 
•    Continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity or Bamboo
•    Configuration management tools such as Chef, puppet, Ansible
•    Experience with Terraform, CloudFormation
•    Experience with monitoring tools such as Zabbix


•    Very competitive compensation
•    Generous Paid Time Off (5 weeks PTO your first year!)
•    We offer a comprehensive medical, dental and Wellness Program
•    An infrastructure that allows flexible working arrangements
•    Formal and informal reward, recognition, and acknowledgement programs
•    Lots of fun and engaging employee development events


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


Stay connected with Sabre Careers

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn





Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Cloud, Open Source, Linux, Developer, Java, Technology