• Senior UI Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-MA-Needham
    FLSA Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission

    Senior UI Software 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.

    Position 80s

    Are You Uncommon?

    We’re on the hunt for an experienced Senior UI Software 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’ll join a tight knit, passionate, and diverse Engineering team that recognizes that work is only one aspect of your life.  We strive to continually foster a collaborative environment and to improve every aspect of the company by leveraging cutting edge technology and our innovative people to deliver transformative and effective products for our clients. Big data is a rapidly evolving and dynamic industry and we believe that we have the best and brightest engineers in the field. Each engineer plays a significant role in the continuous improvement in the quality and quantity of our data, which is the foundation of our product suite.


    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. Create and improve UIs for components to be leveraged in multiple products
    2. Build responsive, mobile-optimized, tablet-optimized, and desktop-optimized web applications
    3. Collaborate on UI design for maximum ease of use and efficiency – you’ll be a master at simplifying UIs to make our users’ lives easier and more productive


    Additional responsibilities of the role include:

    • Write efficient Javascript, HTML and CSS to scale up with load and across browsers
    • Extend our Javascript frameworks and research and implement new frameworks to enhance our core capabilities and front-end architecture
    • Rapidly prototype new designs internally, with Product Management and customers to create UIs that exceed customers’ expectations through thoughtful design and ease of use


    Are You Qualified?

    • 5+ years developing user interfaces for web-based software platforms
    • Demonstrated experience with modern JS frameworks such as React, Vue.js and AngularJS
    • Familiarity with sass/less and frameworks like Bootstrap
    • Experience with JS unit testing frameworks like Mocha or Jasmine and familiarity with tools like Grunt, Gulp, webpack, etc.
    • Experience contributing to high-volume WCF, Web API or MVC5 services
    • Experience with HTML and CSS that scale up with load and across browsers
    • Solid understanding of XML, DOM, XSLT and other W3C standards
    • Familiarity with principles of UI design, cross-browser optimization/enhancement and utilization of REST-based APIs to create dynamic and responsive UI
    • Strong analytic skills to balance UI requirements against ease of use and technical requirements
    • Experience developing and delivering in an agile/scrum environment
    • Experience with the latest versions of ASP.NET, C#, WCF, Entity Framework, IIS is a plus
    • Experience with extJS is a plus
    • Experience with mobile development is also a plus




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