Sabre Principal Data Architect in Southlake, Texas

Req ID: 31843

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

Work Environment

The successful candidate will work in an Enterprise Data and Analytics (EDA) group as part of a Next Gen Platform team. This team works with the latest Data and Analytics technologies and building next generation data services platform using Microservices, Containers and Cloud native services and others. The team is responsible to build and manage the platform for business units and customers, solution architecture, building tools, components and services.This platform also supports self service capabilities to users both technical and business i.e. developers, analysts and data science. Platform, data and services must be of high quality and reliability in batch and near real time modes. The platform infrastructure is a hybrid model on premise and Multi Cloud.

The ideal candidate must enjoy being in a lead role but be able to maintain their own individual work. Strong individual contributor and team player! You need to have a strong background in AWS.


  • Design and develop Big Data solutions and services based on business and solution requirements as well as legal, security/privacy and firm policy constraints

  • Lead system performance benchmarking and establish standards and best practices to support high-performing computing environments.

  • Recommends development team tools, processes, and deliverables. Recommends/Implements process improvement.

  • Provides ongoing direction/design of application suite/architecture, and data architecture.

  • Work cross-functionally to understand the linkage between business goals, business architectures, and technology architectures

Job Requirements

Background: Required

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience; Engineering or Math background preferred

  • 10+ years of progressive data engineering experience with high performance Data platforms on large scale development efforts leveraging Cloud provider such as AWS

  • 5+ years of Data architecture, Data Science, Data Integration, and Big Data technologies

  • Hands on experience on data services PaaS for Data & Analytics uses cases

  • Hands on experience on AWS cloud services (EMR, S3, Redshift, RDS, LAMBDA etc.)

  • Experience with Dev Ops and CI/CD framework

  • Strong teamwork skills, ability to learn quickly, excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Strong programming skill i.e., Python, Java, Scala etc.

  • Experience working on Distributed data processing framework i.e. Spark, Mapreduce

  • Experience working on realtime data processing technologies i.e. Kafka, Spark streaming

  • Learning new & emerging technologies and provide as platform services to solve the business problem

Background: Preferred

  • Experience with building data services platform utilizing Container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift etc.

  • Experience with Microservices platform such as Pivotal Cloud Foundry, AWS, OpenShift etc.

  • Familiarity with Serverless architecture i.e. LAMBDA etc.

  • Familiarity with app monitoring tools like AppDynamics, Grafana, NewRelic etc.

  • Hands on experience using enterprise API management solution i.e. Apigee, MuleSoft

  • Hands on experience on Infra as code technologies i.e. CloudFormation, Terraform etc.

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 at

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