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Monitoring Administration Lead

Date: Jan 3, 2019

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 45473

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

Team Lead Systems Integration (Monitoring/Event)

This position is for a Team Lead System Integration with focus on the monitoring tools of Sabre in support of our complex IT Operations environments.  Members of this team are responsible for various infrastructure, tools and automation patterns.  We are pushing the boundaries by leveraging some of the most innovative tools in their spaces like AppDynamics and ServiceNow. We are also pushing the integrations with public and private cloud solutions to drive value for our customers.  Individuals of this team must be familiar with enterprise solutions, global demand requirements, and innovative technologies.  Members of this team cannot be bound by the norm and need creative problem solving skills, combined with a passion for automation, to help increase operational awareness of issues through superior monitoring.

Position Summary:

  • Develop and maintain the Enterprise training program for Sabre monitoring (AppDynamics, Zabbix, SolarWinds, …)
  • Document and keep up to date all training materials for class and self-paced training
  • Implement training classes for all levels at Sabre (Developers to Executives and customers when needed)
  • Design and implement the user interfaces for the monitoring tools
  • Develop and maintain standards documentation for health rules in the monitoring tools (recommendations as well as process management)
  • Drive the continuous review of standards for monitoring, health rules, and Event Management with the development and engineering teams. 
  • Support the implementation of monitoring, agents, health rules, and Event Management

Job Requirements

2-5 year’s IT Operations experience that includes (many if not all):

  • Customer operational expectations
  • Understanding of built in O/S monitoring and performance tools
  • Enterprise systems availability
  • SLA reporting, customer impact
  • Application performance analysis
  • Presentation development in Microsoft tools (Excel, Visio, PowerPoint)
  • User experience  - visualization development
  • Team player with all levels and types of personalities.
  • Proficient in data analysis and problem solving and understanding of statistics and proficiency in mathematical analyses
  • Exceptional verbal and written English communication

    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University.

    Success Behaviors:

  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Proven written communication and documentation skills.
  • Excellent management and customer presentation skills
  • Quick learner - Builds skills in technical areas as needed via self-driven learning and research
  • Is a self-starter, prioritizing on getting the right tasks done first, and ability to work remotely with little to no supervision

Additional assets:

  • Monitoring standards and methodologies
  • Knowledge of ServicNOW event management, scripting and orchestration
  • Threshold management
  • Hands-on Java and/or .Net Development
  • VMWare configuration
  • Amazon AWS methodologies
  • Ansible automation
  • Solid understanding of Operating Systems (Linux/Windows)
  • Experience with deployment methodologies (chef, puppet). Ability to customize RPMs, knowledge of Windows management tools.
  • Knowledge of networking protocols and basic troubleshooting tools.
  • Understanding of the interrelationships between the various infrastructure layers O/S, Disk, Network, NAS, SAN
  • Working with a wide variety of platforms and application stacks and ability to understand new application frameworks
  • Project / Program management
  • Operational process
  • Customer impact analysis


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 Employee Relations Department 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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