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Job Title:  Principal Software Engineer


Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 59664

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! 

What you will achieve


The Airline Point of Sale team is looking to transform and modernize our existing technologies and move seamlessly to the Cloud and build next generation software solutions.    This is unique opportunity to work on designing, expanding and maintaining high availability eCommerce suite of applications.

What you will be doing




•    Works independently designing and developing complex new software products or major enhancements to existing software
•    Participates in cross-team architecture design sessions
•    Performs feasibility analysis on potential future projects  and technologies
•    May interface with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications 
•    Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
•    Promotes best coding practices and software development standards
•    Supports Dev Team in the estimation process
•    Designs and builds prototype applications
•    Researches best practices, new tools and technology. 
•    Act as example by being the person who most closely follows the principles and practices we have committed to
•    Works with technical staff to understand problems with software and resolve them
•    Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements
•    Commitment to achieving projects goals and orientation to improve quality
•    May assist in development of software technical documentation




•    Minimum 10 years related experience
•    Excellent programming skill in Java 
•    Excellent in Algorithm and problem-solving skills
•    Experience with Tomcat or other application servers 
•    Proven ability to architect and operate large scale systems
•    SOA/Microservices implementation experience
•    Excellent in Design principles and patterns
•    Advocate of TDD/ Agile Engineering practices
•    Good knowledge of Clean code and refactoring
•    Good knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems
•    Experience with SQL, NoSQL(Redis, Couchbase, Mongo) Databases
•    Experience in SOAP/REST Web Services, JMS technologies, Kafka 
•    Experience in JUnit/TestNG/Mockito and other Unit Testing framework
•    Good knowledge of ELK stacks, Prometheus, Grafana
•    Experience in monitoring and improving performance of applications
•    Experience in delivering software via complete (CI/CD) pipeline
•    Experience with Spring core Spring boot and MVC framework
•    Experience in cloud computing (Docker, K8S, OpenShift), AWS, Azure
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Ability to lead and direct multiple projects simultaneously
•    Possess good organizational skills

Nice to Have 


•    Exposure to travel domain 



Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience


Sabre offers the following outstanding benefits


•    Very competitive compensation
•    Generous Paid Time Off (5 weeks PTO your first year!)
•    4 days (one day/quarter) of Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
•    We offer a comprehensive medical, dental and Wellness Program
•    12 weeks paid parental leave
•    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

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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