Software Developer, Senior Level (PHP Experience Required)

Sabre Holdings Corporation

Company Type

Req ID: 8665

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

Software Developer, Senior Level (PHP Experience Required)


Sabre Hospitality Solutions serves hoteliers around the globe with the industry’s most innovative and comprehensive suite of technology services and products. Our solutions empower hotels and hotel chains to deliver true hospitality reliably and at scale, improving guest experience throughout the traveler journey.


Our team is comprised of the hospitality industry’s most innovative and entrepreneurial leaders, and together we form the fastest growing business unit of a $3B+ global technology company. Candidates who join our team must thrive in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environments and be committed to serving the needs of our hospitality customers around the globe. If this sounds like you, we would welcome the opportunity to get to know you better.


Responsibilities of Position:


  • Write clean, well-designed, Object Oriented PHP code following industry best practices
  • Participate in all aspects of development life cycle
  • Work with project managers and other team members to establish and document technical requirements for projects
  • Generate technical specification documents
  • Provide time estimates for statements of work
  • Expand your understanding of existing code and database structures
  • Communicate with the internal team and clients, clearly and effectively regarding technical requirements, limitations, risks, and proposed solutions
  • Collaborate with the team to solve interesting and challenging problems.
  • Ensure and improve performance, reliability, flexibility and maintainability of Sabre's PHP applications.

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of professional PHP development experience
  • Solid understanding of Object Oriented PHP
  • Experience with MVC frameworks
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 
  • Fluent with MySQL (e.g. no problem writing complex multi-table joins)
  • Solid understanding of database design
  • Integrations using 3rd party APIs (REST and SOAP)
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance 
  • Experience with version control systems, preferably Subversion.
  • Experience working with Linux on the command line, comfortable with common Bash commands
  • Demonstrates attention to detail, strong organization skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both the internal team and clients
  • Strong writing ability; ability to communicate clearly and concisely by email and other written communication 



Preferred Experience:


  • Yii 1.x framework
  • Concrete5 CMS customization


At Sabre, we are fortunate to have the resources of a large company paired with the culture of a startup. Our company culture includes casual work environments, employee amenities, flexible work arrangements, and exceptional learning opportunities. And, you will be surrounded by intelligent team members who you will be proud to call your peers.


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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