• Infrastructure & NW Engineer (Technical Architecture)

    Job Locations UK
    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. 

     

    Are You Uncommon? 

     

    We're on the hunt for an Infrastructure and Network 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.

    Position 80s

    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:

    1. Responsible for designing and developing infrastructure solutions and for driving improvement of network operations.
    2. Responsible for prototyping new solutions as part of the enterprise architecture function.
    3. To provide operational support to associates in the network and infrastructure teams as required.

     Additional responsibilities of the role include: 

    • Deliver proof of concept build & design for new initiatives
    • Mentor associates to upskill the team & work with other guilds to outline solutions to drive process efficiency
    • Automate processes where possible to reduce manual configuration
    • Understand the infrastructure environment
    • Must have a methodical, analytical approach & be able to work to aggressive deadlines whilst remaining flexible to the needs of the business
    • Must be able to demonstrate a proactive attitude & always take the initiative in ensuring project outputs are delivered on time & to the expected quality

    Qualifications

    Are You Qualified?

    • Successfully integrate into Solera, embracing culture and Solera way
    • Become an accretive member of the networking & architecture guilds enabling more effective delivery of quality project outputs
    • Effectively targeting and driving infrastructure automation & streamlining change and maintenance workflow
    • CCNA/ CCNP desirable / Cisco ACl / Nexus switchgear & Firewall administration (Cisco ASA, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Fortinet)
    • Experience of a scripting language (Python, perl, bash, powershell)
    • Experience of automation tools (Ansible, puppet, chef)
    • Storage area networking (Cisco, broacade) & knowledge of server hardware (Cisco, HPE, IBM)
    • Must be willing, ready, and able to learn and execute the Solera Way
    • Proactive, enthusiastic and output driven
    • Driven to develop existing, and learn new skills
    • Willingness to embrace and drive change
    • Resilient, High energy
    • Escellent interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain collaborative work relationships at all levels
    • Unquestionable integrity
    • Thrives in a pressurised, high output focused environment

    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.

     

    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

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