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Senior Release Engineer

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 45086

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

Sabre Hospitality Solutions (SHS) is a leading provider of hotel reservations and distribution solutions. Solutions include SynXis Central Reservations, SynXis Property Manager, device responsive SynXis Booking Engine, digital design and marketing services. We are building platforms of unprecedented scale and capability on our journey to becoming the leading technology provider to the hospitality industry.


This is a Sr. Release Engineering position which provides critical support deployments across the SHS prod and non-prod environments. The Sr. Release Engineer implements the software release process for multiple applications. The Sr. Release engineer will utilize technical knowledge in supporting a high-quality release process that meet the needs of customers while maintaining architectural integrity and low cost. Works with development teams to ensure proper configuration management processes are followed including auditable reviews of change management activities as it relates directly to release management.


This position ensures a stable, controlled migration of software and/or hardware products into the production environment. 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or equivalent.  



  • 2+ years’ experience in a release engineering or Dev/Ops Engineering position.
  • 2+ years of distributed build/deploy experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Solid negotiator and facilitator
  • Good understanding (including understanding the challenges associated with) managing product/defect backlogs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must understand the need for and operate with sense of urgency



  • Knowledge of Java and .NET software development platforms
  • Experience with both windows and Linux operating systems
  • Use of Ansible, Puppet, or Chef server (or other similar) configuration and deployment management
  • Clear understanding of various delivery pipeline approaches
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Jenkins/ Bamboo or other job control tools
  • Experience with branching strategies (GIT, SVN)
  • Understanding of Micro services designs and service-oriented architectures
  • AWS experience is a plus


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


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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