• Senior Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Corp - Westlake | US-MI-Ann Arbor
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission

    Senior Systems Engineer

     

    Who We Are

    Founded and continuously led by inventor and entrepreneur Tony Aquila, Solera is a global leader in digital technologies that connect and secure life's most important assets: our cars, homes and identities. Since its inception in 2005 as a garage-based startup, Solera has grown aggressively with over 50 acquisitions across its platforms. The company's current product solutions include Audatex, Autodata, AutoPoint, CAP/HPI, Colimbra, Digidentity, Enservio, Explore Data, Hollander, Identifix, Inpart, LYNX and TitleTec, as well as the company's flagship Digital Garage application. Today, Solera processes over 300 million transactions annually for approximately 235,000 partners and customers in over 80 countries. Unified by a strong culture that values uncommon entrepreneurial thinking and continuous "do-it-different" innovation, Solera's global workforce of 6,700+ associates come from diverse forward-thinking industries that include automotive technology, artificial intelligence, software development, data sciences, cybersecurity, cognitive design, and digital identity protection. For more information, please visit solera.com.

     

     

    The Solera Way

    Solera’s uncommon culture is based on three simple principles: Think 80/20 (Focus), Act 30/30 (Efficiency), and Live 90/10 (Accountability).  We define our mindset using Our 3H’s: Humility, a Hunger to succeed, and a desire to Hunt for opportunities to win. We train our volunteers to engage with each other modulating between their intellect (IQ) and emotional intelligence (EQ) using our 3Fs: Facts, Finesse, and Force. Solera has become a global technology leader that is constantly growing in the double digits.  The principles, drills, and values associated with the Solera Way have been fundamental to Solera’s success and our ability to grow, continuously change, and innovate.

     

    Are You Uncommon?

    We’re on the hunt for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer who ranks in the top quartile among their peers. Someone who has a highly competitive and entrepreneurial mindset that is wired with a team-first attitude, has no problem rolling up their sleeves to execute their missions, and can modulate between leading and following as needed.  You will serve as the Senior Systems Engineer.

    Position 80s

    Are You Uncommon?

    We’re on the hunt for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer who ranks in the top quartile among their peers. Someone who has a highly competitive and entrepreneurial mindset that is wired with a team-first attitude, has no problem rolling up their sleeves to execute their missions, and can modulate between leading and following as needed.  You will serve as the Senior System Engineer.

     

    What You’ll Be Doing

    At Solera, we believe in providing clarity and focus to what our volunteers are responsible for – their mission.  The 80’s, as we call them at Solera, are the employee’s priorities associated with their role or mission.  The mission 80’s for this role, are:

    • Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of Windows and Linux server hardware and software in a Data Center environment.
    • Administer enterprise VMware environment leveraging best practices such as HA clustering, storage allocation, capacity planning and performance tuning.
    • Support production private cloud environment including platform upgrades, software deployments, automation scripting, backup and recover

    • Support and Evangelize DevOps best practices acorss the business which include fostering a mindset built on automation and continious deployment 
    • Perform daily tasks such as managing and resolving trouble tickets and change requests, performance tuning, capacity planning, and maintaining documentation.
    • Assist with daily software deployments to Windows and/or Linux systems in production, QA and development environments
    • Assist project teams in technical design, strategy, planning and implementation of hardware and software rollouts.
    • Support development and QA teams in troubleshooting application and infrastructure related issues.
    • Work with security team to secure Windows and Linux systems, including OS and application patching, logging and monitoring, vulnerability assessment and remediation.
    • Demonstrate excellent leadership, oral and written communication skills and willingness to work both autonomously and with teams.
    • Must be flexible with work schedule, on call and some travel.

    Qualifications

    Are You Qualified?

    • 7+ years of Windows, VMWare, Linux and/or OpenStack experience in an enterprise environment.
    • Working experience using cloud technologies: IaaS, PaaS, automation and DevOps preferred.
    • Understanding of and/or working experience with deployment and continuous integration tools such as Jenkins and Concourse a plus.
    • Powershell, Bash, Puppet, Chef, Ansible and/or other scripting experience preferred
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

     

     

    Our Space

    We believe that offices should be destinations where people want to be… places where people want to work, play and, collaborate. That is why we spend a lot of time on enhancing our workspaces. Solera’s work environments are intersections of the old and the new… of the past, present, and future. They are spaces designed to stimulate creative thinking, innovation, and cross-functional collaboration.

     

    We also embrace wellness. Whether it is our onsite or offsite workout centers, nutritional meals and beverages, or endless snacks for focus and energy.  This wellness plan is our commitment to healthy living, which spans across our office environments.

     

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