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Manager Systems Design

Date: Apr 21, 2019

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 44488

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


This position will be providing strategic leadership, facilitating a cross-organizational and departmental effort, focused on implementing and maturing a data management program consisting of master data management, metadata management, and data governance



As Manager, you will:

  • Lead the Data Governance, Metadata and Master Management team
  • Set and maintain a strategic roadmap for the construction of a data governance framework
  • Strong understanding of GDPR requirements, identify opportunities for improving data governance, security, and privacy through automation across data and platform layers
  • Advance the organization's approach toward data governance concepts, defining the benefits of data governance policies and procedures
  • Determine business and technical requirements as related to data governance, security, master data management and metadata management
  • Lead the Data Governance Council by driving and delivering on data-related projects and initiatives
  • Enable self-organized teams to become increasingly more effective and efficient by removing roadblocks and providing access to necessary resources
  • Work with business stakeholders to establish data governance capabilities for: Core Sabre Data Master Data and other Business Data
  • Provide Master Data process ownership, including process improvements, design new processes and develop key performance measures
  • Drive implementation of processes and procedures to minimize the risk to data integrity, as well as define remediation plans to mitigate known data risks
  • Fully understand Master Data, specifically where it is sourced and authored from Business and Technology stand-point
  • Identify both producers and consumers of Master Data and how the data will be used for reporting and analytics

Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) preferably in computer science
  • Two years of experience in the information/data systems field, including project management, data governance, security, data privacy, metadata and master data management, or directly related experience which demonstrates the knowledge and ability to supervise others, or communicate expert knowledge of current and emerging techniques to a project team, or which demonstrates the highest technical experience


  • What are preferred skills and experience?
  • Prior lead/employee development experience involving hiring, growing talents, and building a team.  Experience working within an Agile framework. Experience implementing and executing a structured data management program within an organization that includes master data management, metadata management, and data governance.  Hands on experience building applications within a micro-services enabled architecture.  Travel Industry knowledge and experience is a plus.



Reasonable Accommodation

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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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