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Job Title:  Principal Site Reliability Engineer


Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 56540

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! 

Job Description


We are looking for a Systems Engineer to help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our expanding infrastructure. We are looking for an individual that can work with in an independent way, without much supervision  and that likes to own what he is doing.
You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security. Working on the Travel workspace with the partner of choice for the world's leading travel agencies and corporate travel programs, you will be supporting our internal systems, working along with our Operations teams in US and Bangalore.
There are large development team in Krakow and US with whom we work closely. The new person will help to maintain and improve our current infrastructure, implementing automation for our processes, self-service tools and monitoring out internal applications to make sure our customers can enjoy the high availability they are used to when using our Sabre systems
 Principal SRE 
∙             Develop automation and processes to enable teams to deploy, manage, configure, scale and monitor their applications in data centers and in the cloud
∙             Actively participate in high level team activities such as suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements and conducting tool evaluations
∙             Help solve business needs with technology by evaluating different technology options and vendor products
∙             System troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and application domains - will be expected to participate in on-call escalations to troubleshoot customer facing issues
∙             Takes ownership of end-to-end solutions provided by teams across the organization
∙             Develop release documentation covering all aspects of new release
∙             Deploy new application versions on all environments, from development to production.
∙             Design and build environments based on requirements
∙             Apply application clustering and load balancing concepts and technologies


Job Requirements

Required Work experience:
    ∙            Java  application server administation (Tomcat, Jboss)
    ∙             Unix system administration +5 years
    ∙             Shell Scripting +5 years (bash, ruby, python)
    ∙             Java Application troubleshooting: Understand what a stack trace is and how to navigate logs created by a Java app.
    ∙             Change management experience
    ∙             Performance and resource monitoring tools including Zabbix, Nagios, Sensu/Graphite
    ∙             Intermediate networking and load balancing knowledge. 
    ∙             Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
    ∙             Solid understanding of high availability, high performance, multi-data center systems and hybrid cloud environments
    ∙             Comfortable with Agile methodologies and working closely within small teams, and with remote teammates
    ∙             Experience with version control systems such as Git or SVN

Desired Work Experience
•    Python experience with a good enough level to write a script from scratch to perform automated activities.
•    Building automation including Puppet, Chef, Ansible or Salt Experience working with high availability, high performance, multi-data center systems and hybrid cloud environments



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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