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Principal VMWare Engineer

Date: Mar 27, 2019

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 47010

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

The Principle VMWare Engineer is an experienced and technical resource who is an expert in the following disciplines:  VMWare, Linux, Microsoft Windows Sever, Server Consolidation and Virtualization Technologies, Storage Area Networks, and Business Continuity.  The ideal candidate has extensive experience designing and implementing VMware solutions spanning HPE BL and XL series blade servers using Fibre Channel storage.  As a senior member of the VMWare Operations team, this person will work directly with customers in determining their solution design and requirements as it pertains to our world class datacenter-centric technologies built around VMWare technologies.

  • Manage technical projects, ensuring all activities are performed timely and accurately;
  • Collaborates with other team members to determine proper platform direction;
  • Provide technical expertise surrounding best practices on the VMWare platform;
  • Coordinate aspects of solution designs to business units with emphasis on infrastructure virtualization;
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously, strengthening analytic and project management skills;
  • Provide thought leadership and innovation within projects and technical focus areas;
  • Deploy physical infrastructure providing the foundation for our world-class on premise cloud product;
  • Automation engineering and integration efforts;
  • Mentor junior members helping them develop their skillsets;

Job Requirements

  • Current VMware VCP certification (VCAP & VCIX-NV preferred);
  • Expert knowledge of VMWare Technologies (vSphere, NSX, vRA, vRO, vROps);
  • Expert-level experience in private cloud compute hosting and Data Center virtualization leveraging VMware technologies;
  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Linux based servers;
  • Extensive knowledge with hyper‐converged systems;
  • Experience with SolarWinds Management and Monitoring;
  • Experience with Systems Management software (i.e., BMC, HP SIM);
  • Experience with SAN and NAS environments;
  • Experience with design principles ensuring high availability, reliability and scalability;
  • Familiarity with iSCSI and FC/IP Protocols;
  • Excellent organization, time management, and communication skills;
  • Ability to thrive in a small project team environment;
  • Superior problem-solving skills;
  • Experience with public cloud (AWS/Azure) is desirable;
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, presentation;
  • Excellent consulting and influencing skills;


  • 10 or more years’ experience in a related role is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.


Reasonable Accommodation

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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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