• Software Developer

    Job Locations US-MN-Eagan | US-MN-Marshall
    FLSA Status
    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 manage and protect 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 45 acquisitions across its Risk Management Solutions, Service Maintenance & Repair, and Customer Retention Management 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 250 million transactions annually for approximately 200,000 partners and customers in nearly 90 countries. Unified by a strong culture that values uncommon entrepreneurial thinking and continuous "do-it-different" innovation, Solera's global workforce of 6,000+ associates comes from diverse forward-thinking industries that include automotive technology, artificial intelligence, software development, data sciences, cybersecurity, cognitive design, and digital identity protection. Solera went public on the NYSE in 2007 under the stock symbol "SLH", joined the S&P 400 in 2009, and went private in 2016 in a $6.5 billion transaction backed by leading investors that include Vista Equity Partners, Koch Industries and Goldman Sachs. For more information, please visit solera.comfb.com/solerainnovation, @soleraworks on Instagram, or @SoleraInc Twitter.  



    Explore Information Services, a Solera company, is a leading provider of information solutions to the insurance industry. For more than 20 years, Explore has provided innovation, technology, and data solutions to improve insurance decisions. More than two-thirds of the top 100 insurers rely on Explore products to identify risk, reduce expenses, and achieve a competitive advantage.


    The Solera Way

    Solera’s uncommon culture is based on three simple principles: 80/20 (Focus), 30/30 (Efficiency), and 90/10 (accountability). Our mindset is also defined by the 3H’s: Humility, a Hunger to succeed, and a desire to Hunt for opportunities to win. Underscored by our fundamental belief in continuous change and innovation, the Solera Way has allowed us to become a global technology leader that is constantly growing in the double digits.



    Are You Uncommon?

    We’re on the hunt for an experienced Software Developer 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 Software Developer.

    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. Creating and modifying software programs throughout various phases of the development lifecycle including design, coding/configuration, test, installation and maintenance.
    2. Collaborating with other developers on designs, code reviews, development infrastructure and process enhancements. Providing estimates and contributing to team planning meetings.
    3. Managing competing priorities to meet task or project deliverables and reporting progress on a regular basis.

    Additional responsibilities of the role include:

    • Create and modify software programs throughout various phases of  Development Lifecycle:
    • Design, coding/configuration, test, installation and maintenance
    • Collaborate with other developers on designs, code reviews, development infrastructure, and process enhancements
    • Manage competing priorities to meet task or project deliverables and report progress on a regular basis
    • Provide estimates and contribute to team planning meetings
    • Assure timely resolution to questions and technical requests
    • Communicate effectively and demonstrate strong organizational skills
    • Champion and adhere to company best practices


    Are You Qualified?

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with related coursework; or equivalent
    • 3+ years related work experience in batch and middle-tier development
    • Working knowledge of relational databases and ability to query data
    • Intermediate knowledge of programming principles and techniques
    • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills
    • Motivated team player who willingly assists and supports other team members
    • Resourceful individual who is intrinsically driven to research and continue learning
    • Ability to demonstrate core competency in written and verbal skills

    Primary Technologies Used

    • Microsoft .NET using C# and Visual Studio
    • Microsoft SQL Server


    Other technologies where experience or familiarity is helpful

    • Web Service Technologies (SOAP, REST)
    • Advanced parsing of various data exchange formats (XML, JSON, fixed width, delimited, etc.)
    • Message Queuing
    • Microsoft Web Technologies (including Web Forms, Web API, MVC, WCF)

    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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