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Senior Data Scientist

Date: Jun 19, 2019

Location: Montevideo, UY, CP91600

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 42565

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

The candidate will possess the following characteristics:

  • A passion to identify and solve real business problems using large volume of data
  • Ability to work in a multicultural team environment
  • Ability to gather, prepare and manipulate large datasets
  • Ability to create, train and implement Machine Learning models
  • Persistence and willingness to learn and apply new techniques/new tools constantly
  • Functional knowledge of one of the analytical tools (e.g. R, Matlab) or one programming language (Python, Java)
  • Creativity in using available tools and out-of-the-box thinking to provide viable solutions to problems
  • Ability to demonstrate findings using various visualization tools such as Tableau by creating compelling visualizations
  • Good presentation skills to explain complicated analytical solutions to a non-technical group of people

Job Requirements

• Strong statistical, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent querying skills (one of SQL, my SQL, no SQL etc).
  • Great understanding of Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning  (e.g. Recommendation engines, forecasting, clustering, classifiers etc.) and applied statistics with practical experience in a professional or academic setting
  • Working knowledge of R/Matlab. Knowledge of an additional programming language (e.g.Python, Java) and of Hadoop (Hive, Impala, etc.) would be a plus.
  • Ability to dive into complex systems/issues and business problems, and able to quickly grasp/define ambiguous or theoretical situations
  • Ability to wrangle large amounts of data, draw insights and summarize for business communication
  • Works well independently and can prioritize effectively in order to maximize efficiency



  • Master’s degree (or advanced student) in Mathematics, Data Science, Computer Science, Economics or Statistics or similar strictly quantitative field.
  • Academic credentials  can be replaced with solid hacking experience


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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