Sabre Team Lead Software Perf. Engineering in Krakow, Poland

Req ID: 16226

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development

What happens when you combine technology with travel? Sabre! Did you know that cutting-edge technology is used at Sabre by more than 1 billion people around the globe? Did you know that Sabre processes approximately 85,000 transactions per second for the largest industry in the world - travel and tourism? Now that we have your attention, Sabre is an innovative technology company that leads the travel industry by helping our customers (and employees) succeed. We are looking for forward-thinking, creative people who take ownership of results and make things happen. If this sounds like you, consider joining our team.

Job Description

Team Lead Performance Engineer

Sabre’s Performance Lab (pLab) is a team of engineers specializing in quantifying, analyzing, and improving the performance of Sabre’s computing systems. We are the center of excellence of performance engineering in Sabre.

We’re looking for engineers with Performance engineering, DevOps or Python development background to create tools for automated performance testing of Sabre’s most mission-critical systems. Your mission will be to create custom automation frameworks, load generators, fault injectors, metrics analyzers, and visualization software using primarily Python in conjunction with existing open-source solutions to execute tests of Sabre applications and analyze the results. You will need to have a good understanding of computing systems and communications networks, since you’ll be creating experiments that demonstrate how Sabre applications perform under load and when stressed beyond their limits.

You will be collaborating with Sabre’s best engineers and application developers to investigate system performance issues. Roles in pLab give a wide exposure to the many products, people and technologies that make Sabre the world leader in Travel software and services.

Job Requirements

Required Skills:

  • Experience in python language and/or other Unix scripting languages

  • Advanced knowledge of Linux internals

  • Advanced knowledge of system/application level monitoring tools

  • Understanding of statistics

  • Team working skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English

Desirable Skills:

  • Load test tool experience (e.g. JMeter)

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting Java applications including analyzing garbage collection behavior

  • SQL and database performance

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration certification or experience


  • Social benefit package - VIP Medical Package, Life Insurance, Benefit System

  • Salary tax deduction due to creative work

  • A wide range of training and technical certification reimbursement

  • Comfortable office location and modern office space

  • Free of charge Parking lot for Employees

  • Attractive referral bonus

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 Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

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