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Job Title:  Software Architect Digital Connect- Principal


Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 56238

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! 

Job Description


Actively seeking a Principal Software Architect to join the CTAS Digital Connect Team. This candidate will collaborate with other Digital Connect Product Leadership to lead and grow the Digital Connect team in DFW to build and support a highly complex and challenging product. In this role, the candidate is required to possess broad and practical experience in software development and support for large scale systems, specializing in building strong and highly skilled teams, partnering with customer facing teams to align with the “voice of the customer” and collaborating with product leadership in support of product strategy, planning and developing new software with successful execution and high quality.




  • Architect, design and develop major features and components of our platform. Own the design and implementation phases ensuring our development and practices adhere to the industry best standards
  • Mentor teams on technical areas such as best coding practices, architecture/design reviews, code reviews, security practices, automation 
  • Provide consistent application architectural direction to development staff and coordinating with all other groups involved with product development.
  • Analyze the impact of new business requirements to the systems and to the application architecture and make recommendations to developers on how best to implement the requirements.
  • Work closely with Product and Portfolio Architect to propose hardware and operating system platforms, communication protocols, middleware, interfaces, and algorithms as necessary.
  • Drive research, case studies, and prototypes on leading edge technologies and how they can be leveraged. Model systems resource consumption for new products and changes to existing products for use by capacity planning.
  • Evaluate and propose ideas that will improve the performance, maintainability, operability, or reliability of the system.
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, Tech Ops, Product and other Product development peers to design and build a highly nimble scalable architecture
  • Analyze, diagnose, and identify solutions to system problems. Participate in architectural reviews as required.

Job Requirements


Technical Prowess 


Working knowledge (from a technical leader perspective), spanning many of the following areas, as a means to effectively manage the day-to-day workings of the Development Teams: 
Compliance, GDPR, Data security and Disaster recovery.


  • SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and cloud migration strategy
  • SOAP, REST, RESTful, JSON-RPC, JMS, SOA/EDA and Microservices Architecture, client-server and
  • Distributed systems, Mulesoft, API-First Service Frameworks
  • Knowledge of Java, J2EE, Spring, Spring Boot, RDBMS, NoSQL, OOAD.
  • Exposure to Migrate the MuleSoft API’s to Spring Boot.
  • Exposure to Design Patterns, Software Architecture best practices, and Agile SDLC, build & deployment tools and CI / CD practices.
  • CI/CD deployment pipelines, in Datacenters, AWS, GCP, using NGP
  • MVC, Spring IOC, SOA and other similar design patterns/principles, with understanding API-First design and microservices architecture design paradigms
  • Development in complex multi-datacenter / cloud / hybrid infrastructure environments
  • Extensive experience in development of Microservices based on RESTFUL Services.
  • Expertise in development of modern responsive web app development based on Micro services, Cloud Native technologies


EDUCATION: Business or Technical/Engineering Master’s degree combined with a Technical/Engineering Bachelor’s Degree 
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT: 12+ years of progressive SDLC with experience spanning facets of Architecture, Design, Solutioning, Development, Quality, Operations, Support, with emphasis on progressively lead larger software development. 
COMMUNICATION: Crisp and clear communication skills – written and verbal, with the ability to interact with multiple stakeholders (business, technical, non-technical, customer) at varied levels. 



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 compliance.office@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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