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Job Title:  Principal Program Manager

Location: 

Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 58475

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! 

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The Program Manager will lead and manage an end-to-end program for Customer Touchpoint product migrations to the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), responsible for coordinating overall planning, execution and delivery.


•    Lead teams of technical and business experts in the planning and execution of cloud migration efforts 
•    Coordinate and align schedules across Customer Touchpoints product development, product management, platform operations, and customer and partner delivery organizations, Sabre Technology Enterprise Operations, and Cloud Migration program teams
•    Support program planning and monitoring of objectives, scope, resources, budget, schedule and reporting progress against objectives
•    Drive execution of plans and enforce accountability by key stakeholders
•    Drive alignment and adherence to standards and direction set by the adopted operating model
•    Proactively remove barriers that prevent efficient execution of deliverables and formulate mitigation plans to address program risks
•    Provide thought leadership and direction on assigned program ensuring disciplined execution and continuous improvement of program management practices
•    Build solid working relationships within the company and with external partners
•    Accountable for creating, managing, and delivering a multi-year cloud migration schedule in coordination with domain program managers to ensure all integrations, dependencies, and business priorities are incorporated into the migration plan and release schedule
•    Manage weekly Services and Application Cloud Migration Scrum of Scrum meetings with domain Program Managers
•    Ensure transparency and accuracy of task and feature data in Rally tool
•    Conduct joint Sabre/Google working sessions to document “Go to Green” action plans
•    Establish and manage program level risk management plans
•    Manage updates to weekly program status report
•    Ensure accurate critical enabler (dependency) information and status, jointly aligned with Sabre/Google stakeholders

Job Requirements

 

 


•    Proven experience in e-commerce application cloud migration program management (managing multiple complex projects within programs)
•    10+ years related experience, 5+ years leading and managing IT projects/programs
•    Sound knowledge of both IT software development and project management methodologies
•    Proven stakeholder management and strong relationship building skills
•    Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail and follow-up
•    Exceptional analytical, problem solving and decision-making capabilities
•    Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, meet deadlines, ensure quality and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment
•    Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
•    Knowledge of software development lifecycle
•    Experience in working in both Agile and waterfall environment
•    Min. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

 

 

Additional Assets:
•    Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others at all levels of the organization, including executive-level audience
•    Experience in using SDLC tools supporting Agile environment (Rally, JIRA etc.)

 

Benefits

 

 

•    Very competitive compensation 
•    Generous Paid Time Off (5 weeks PTO your first year!) 
•    4 days (one per quarter) of Volunteer Time Off (VTO) 
•    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 compliance.office@sabre.com.

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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