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Senior Operations Research

Date: Jun 27, 2019

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 47492

Job Family: Research and 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 Research Sr Analysts assists in developing prototypes to demonstrate new concepts for travel retailing, including developing statistical and optimization models for advanced decision making in travel. The position also consults with and provides guidance to a number of departments and senior management on advanced technical issues.




-  Understand the underlying business problem

-  Work with others (and learn to) extract and manipulate needed data, summarize the data with advanced statistical techniques, and design and test optimization models

-  Conducts logical analyses of complex to highly complex management problems, management information requirements and formulates mathematical models of problems for solution by computer

-  Works with others to develop mathematical models of problem areas in one or several equations that relate constants and variables, restrictions alternatives, conflicting objectives and their numerical parameters

-  Works with developers to create a prototype to illustrate new ideas resulting from data analysis and optimization ideas


Job Requirements



We require knowledge in two to three of these areas, and some job experience is a big plus

-  Machine learning techniques, such as deep learning neural networks, random forests, boosting

-  Optimization modeling (linear programming, dynamic programming, nonlinear optimization)

-  Large-scale data analysis and statistical modeling, using R or Python

-  Java, C++, Javascript, cloud computing



  • Ph.D in Operations Research, specializing in formulating and solving large-scale optimization problems. 
  • Nice to have:  Experience with airline operations research, especially for marketing (flight scheduling, pricing, revenue management)



At Sabre, we are fortunate to have the resources of a large company paired with the culture of a startup. Our company culture includes casual work environments, employee amenities, flexible work arrangements, and exceptional learning opportunities. And, you will be surrounded by intelligent team members who you will be proud to call your peers.


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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