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Principal Prod & Tech Consulting


Req ID: 42301

Job Family: Production and Project Management

 

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

Do you like using technology and processes for problem solving?  Do you love travel?  Do you want to be part of something that is fun, exciting and touches the lives of people the world over – the online travel industry?   

 

Travel is a $6.6 trillion industry. And Online travel is the fastest growing and most dynamic and innovative component.  The Sabre Online team is looking for a person with strong communication, collaboration, technical and analytical skills to join the team.

 

The ideal candidate would bring:

  • Deep understanding of the Travel industry and preferably in the online travel agency business
  • Broad technical skills required to support an ecommerce business
  • Good consulting skills to drive ongoing technical account management efforts
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  • Provides extensive, highly structured consulting engagements across a broad range of disciplines and across multiple countries or regions.
  • Responsible for the most complex accounts with multiple platforms and diverse locations requiring advanced technical knowledge.
  • Establishes and employs sales techniques and operational best practices in delivering consulting engagements, including problem identification, system architecture definition, hardware/software specification and/or design, implementation, testing, client training and deployment.
  • Ensures close coordination of efforts with sales and account teams, including renewal and conversion processes, acquisitions, global expansion and RFP responses.
  • Provides project management guidance and oversight of key engagements to ensure successful implementations.
  • Effectively balances resources across complex multiple projects and locations to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Determines the viability of customer-driven requests for computer-related systems, third party tools and connectivity solutions including front, mid and back office.
  • Provides status to the field on product updates, enhancements/service changes as well as technical/business presentations to customers.
  • Works with customer technology personnel to ensure a smooth migration from other GDS systems to Sabre, including any integration of third-party technologies.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or equivalent, Master's degree preferred

 

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 8 years global travel agency industry experience. Expert knowledge of travel agency processes and operational standards and how Sabre products and services support efficient agency marketing and operations. Expert knowledge of global GDS industry including competitive environment, supplier relations and business model. Highly articulate with ability to connect with a wide variety of audiences at all levels within and outside of Sabre.

 

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 employee.relations@sabre.com

 

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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Company
Sabre
Posted
09/16/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Southlake, TX 76092, US