Sys/Database Admr 3-Sr

Job Locations US-MN-Eagan
FLSA Status
Exempt
Type
Regular Full-Time

Mission

 

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.

 

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 on-site or off-site 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.

 

Check out what Inc.com had to say about Solera’s offices: http://www.inc.com/kevin-j-ryan/ss/solera-office-is-very-texas.html

 

Are You Uncommon?

We’re on the hunt for an experienced Database Administrator 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. The DBA will help our expanding development staff with database design, development and ongoing maintenance. You will serve as the Sys/Database Admr 3-Sr.

 

Position 80s

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Maintain all enterprise databases to ensure integrity, performance, accessibility, and recoverability of data. Scope includes stage, QA, and production environments
  • Provide leadership in planning, design, implementation, and documentation of Microsoft SQL Server environments
  • Develop maintenance and backup procedures and change control processes
  • Assist application development teams with planning, implementation and optimization of database changes
  • Implement and perform capacity planning, performance monitoring, and reporting processes
  • Mentor other team members
  • Develop repeatable practices to ensure data availability, integrity, security, and performance.
  • Assist with performance tuning of applications and queries
  • Ensure recoverability of data by developing, managing, and testing backup and recovery plans
  • Work closely with development to refine the physical design of the data model
  • Perform research on database features, tools, and new database technologies

Qualifications

Are You Qualified?

  • Bachelor’s degree with related coursework or work equivalent
  • 2-4 years database administration experience in addition to 5 or more years of technology experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with database administration principles and best practices
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2012
  • The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in the operation of a personal computer in a Windows environment to include the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency in data replication and SSIS
  • Familiarity with query and database optimization
  • Experience with NetApp SnapManager a plus
  • Experience with setting up a clustered SQL Server Environment a plus
  • The ability to communicate effectively – both written and verbal
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Possess strong work ethic and integrity
  • The ability to provide guidance to and work collaboratively with IT team

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