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Job Title:  Senior Database Administration


ZonAmerica, Montevideo, UY

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 56283

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


Our Database Engineering team provides database expertise and services for activities necessary to implement and maintain database systems for the Global Product Development organization. As a Database Engineer in our team, you will be working on all activities necessary to implement and maintain database system for a product by implementing database changes and troubleshooting issues. You will perform operational work on Oracle and other database services provided by Google Cloud Platform, such as Google Cloud Spanner and Google Cloud SQL.


Main Responsibilities


  • Optimizes physical data structures, generates scripts to create and alter database objects such as tables, partitions, indexes, views, sequences, etc.
  • Performs SQL review and performance tuning
  • Maintains databases required for development and testing purposes
  • Responds to incident tickets and produces quick and effective solutions to technical problems
  • Provides technical assistance to development teams 

Job Requirements

Must have: 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with Oracle databases
  • Advanced knowledge of ‪SQL language
  • Expertise in database performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Basic knowledge of UNIX/Linux from DBA perspective
  • Scripting skills (e.g. bash) ‬‬
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Nice to have:

  • Experience with data replication tools such as Oracle GoldenGate and/or Oracle Data Guard
  • Experience with other relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and NoSQL databases
  • Familiar with database schema migration tools such as Liquibase or Flyway
  • Experience using cloud platforms such as AWS or GCP
  • General experience with distributed architecture and/or high availability systems



  • Work in modern Zonamerica campus alongside all the amenities it has to offer!
  • 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 we progress your application. Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will proceed in the selection process. To learn more about the people and culture at Sabre, follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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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