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Job Title:  Principal Applications Architect


ZonAmerica, Montevideo, UY

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 57952

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! 

What you will achieve

Working in the Sabre’s Hospitality business unit’s Enterprise Architecture team gives you opportunities to develop your technical, business and intercultural skills, cooperating with people from all over the world.

Make a change and join Sabre Hospitality team!

The Principal Architect:

•    Leads, drives and owns the architecture and design of some of the most complex software systems in Sabre Hospitality Solutions 
•    Architects, designs and implements new components and sub-systems
•    Envision and develop the long-term architectural strategy, with emphasis on reusable components while adopting a nimble delivery process
•    Establish structures and processes that ensure a high level of quality and reliability and extensibility of deliverables
•    Acts as a technical and operational leader with a passion for microservices, distributed systems, cloud service development, deployment and delivery
•    Accountable for the design, the ease of evolution, quality of the systems, performance, scaling, and availability characteristics of the systems
•    Able and willing to spend time actively developing parts of the systems by themselves
•    Reviews architecture and design of the existing systems and redesigns them whenever necessary
•    Deliver technical training within the engineering organization, including training new engineers
•    Work with product management, business stakeholders and other engineering leaders to help define mid-term and long-term roadmaps as well as shape business directions; drives the non-functional requirements of the product
•    Diagnoses system failures and problems in production and works with the technical staff to identify root causes and address them
•    Drives code and design reviews of components in scope and drives the architectural governance for them
•    Applies fundamental skills, concepts and practices to solve difficult assignments. 
•    Demonstrates broad knowledge of technical solutions
•    Set directional paths for the teams/department for adoption of new technology stacks for solving business problems•    Visibly represent multiple technology domains internally, and represent Sabre in external technical forums

The successful candidate will have


•    Minimum 7 years of professional experience in software development prior lead experience preferred

Necessary skills:
•    Strong hands-on technology experience building and running large scale, highly available systems handling high volume of transactions
•    Deep exposure to Service Oriented Architecture
•    Deep understanding of network, queuing (MQ, pubsub, tcp/ip) and caching (Memcached) technologies
•    Solid experience in large scale RDBMS systems and NoSQL stores
•    Strong design/development experience in building large scale distributed systems and products
•    Expertise in multi-threading and performance-oriented programming
•    Expert knowledge of .NET framework (C# language) and/or Java
•    Expert understanding of OOP principles, design patterns, and best programming practices
•    Good QA awareness (Unit Tests, TDD, Performance tests)
•    Excellent communication skills in English, written and verbal

Nice to have skills:
•    Agile
•    Git 
•    Document databases
•    Oracle
•    Cassandra    
•    .NET Core
•    Splunk
•    Couchbase  
•    Google Cloud Platform
•    AWS

•    B.S. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or equivalent



  • Annual Performance bonus plans
  • Development opportunities in country or globally
  • We offer a competitive private health insurance for employees and eligible children 
  • Extra Paid Time Off (5 extra days each year) 
  • 3 month paid parental leave (12 weeks for fathers/ 18 weeks for mothers) plus up to 1 year maternity shifts 
  • Daily meal allowance
  • Life Insurance 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility opportunities
  • Recognition and acknowledgement programs
  • Fun employee engagement and development events


We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as your application progresses. Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role will proceed in the selection process.

This job posting comprises the law No 19691 and its decree No 73/019, which includes the people registered in the National Register of disabled people who have the skills and aptitude for the position described in the present posting.

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