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Principal Software Development

Date: Feb 10, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20036-2617

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 43450

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

What happens when you combine technology with travel? Sabre! Did you know that cutting-edge technology is used at Sabre by more than 1 billion people around the globe? Did you know that Sabre processes approximately 85,000 transactions per second for the largest industry in the world - travel and tourism? Now that we have your attention, Sabre is an innovative technology company that leads the travel industry by helping our customers (and employees) succeed. We are looking for forward-thinking, creative people who take ownership of results and make things happen. If this sounds like you, consider joining our team.

The Qik Solution team gives you a chance to develop your technical and business skills within a global, multi-cultural environment. The work involves building applications and the leading development toolkit in travel and transport, designed for use within the airline by both IT and individual business unit users, in turn providing value to the Sabre business with multi-million dollar annual revenue.

Main components of the Qik Solution are Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and Runtime Environment built on top of Java Virtual Machine (JVM) that runs customer built Qik applications. The Qik Solution allows rapid application development where Qik application developer can concentrate on data and business flow, while the Qik Solution handles the technology complexity under the covers. As any development toolkit, Qik Solution needs to provide wide spectrum of technologies, a potential candidate will have a chance to build expertise in.

Currently we are looking for creative, highly independent people to join our team supporting a government project in Washington DC.

Job Requirements

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Design, develop, test and implement Qik application enhancements and defect corrections
• Communicate regularly with client management and user community
• Recommend improvements to existing software
• Provide airline and hotel ticket booking expertise
• Assist the customer and connect with other Sabre teams

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Qualifications
• Basic software development experience
• At least one year of experience using Qik Developer Tool or airline/global distribution system (GDS)
• Experience writing database/SQL queries
• Ability to work independently
• US citizenship with good track record allowing to be granted a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with advanced Qik Developer Tool technologies
• Familiarity with scripting languages like JavaScript, Bash
• Basic Sabre GDS/PSS format knowledge
• Working knowledge of XML and other web services related technologies, like XML Schema, SOAP, REST, JSON

Work Location

Washington, DC to sit remotely at client site.

 

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 employee.relations@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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