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Senior Software Development

Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 43034

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

Shopping/Pricing Development team is responsible for the development and maintenance of Shopping and Pricing product.

  • Provides industry leading lowfare search products
  • Provides highly available services (24x7, >99.9% available)
  • Supports complex shopping queries (up to 1500 itinerary options per query)
  • Continuously develops new, more powerful air search algorithms
  • Develop new ways of connecting our system to external partners
  • Provides World Class Online Customer Support of high-profile clients such as Flight Center,
  • Return the lowest combination of applicable fares for a given itinerary (up to 24 segments)
  • Provide all information needed to issue a Ticket. Including information needed to Reissue a Ticket
  • Provide detail of how pricing and taxes are calculated
  • Apply custom business rules based on customer/carrier configuration


Senior C++ Developer


This is a unique opportunity to work on a critical and operationally complex high performance product that also interacts with several of mission critical products in sabre.  That will help the selected candidate to work on high-performing products as well expose opportunity to other products and enable the candidate to grow in their career.


The selected candidate will be expected to lead and mentor other developers on the team and provide technical guidance to team working in association with other senior team members and the product architect. The candidate will be a highly motivated individual and a self-starter, able to work on complex scenarios with minimal supervision and guidance.


The candidate must have excellent skills with C++ in Linux based environment. It is highly desired for the candidate to have experience  in standard library, boost and XML.  

The candidate must have experience in Unix shell scripting languages (Perl, Python,..etc)

The candidate will also be well versed with object oriented programming, design patterns.

The candidate will take on-call responsibility duties on a rotation basis.

The ideal candidate will also have experience working in airline industry for shopping and pricing products.

The candidate should have excellent communication skills.



  • Designs and codes critical system components in accordance with established coding standards and guidelines
  • Creates new ideas in order to improve application performance and stability
  • Mentors and guides junior team members
  • Works collaboratively with team across geographical locations
  • Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements
  • Proactively understands business domain knowledge.
  • Effectively works in interaction with other Developers, QA and business analysts.
  • Must be able to act quickly under pressure to investigate and resolve real-time issues.

Job Requirements




Minimum 5 years related experience. Advanced computer software skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to lead and direct multiple projects simultaneously; ability to delegate work to subordinate or less experienced team members; proven leadership ability.




‘Must have’ skills:

  • Good knowledge of C++ development in Linux environment.
  • Good Knowledge of Boost C++ Library
  • Good knowledge of Object Oriented Programming
  • Good knowledge of Design Patterns.
  • Experience in online transaction processing systems.
  • Good communication and team working skills


Nice to have’ skills:

  • good knowledge of Perl and Unix shell scripting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science.



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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