• Data Services Research Analyst

    Job Locations US-MN-Plymouth
    FLSA Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission

    Data Services Research Analyst


    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 Data Services Research Analyst 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.  As a Data Services Research Analyst, you would be responsible for higher level data management which includes business/data architecture and strategic focused analysis. This personal also analyzes project requirements, tests data and implements program jobs and special programming. 

    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. Ensure the quality and timeliness of data collection processes, pricing activities, photo/image acquisition and IAR processes to generate applicable reports for managers and/or clients, as assigned.
    2. Responsible for research and development and/or administration and support of computerized databases used in analytical study in products and licenses. This includes gathering factual information and raw data pertaining to issues and/or procedures by reviewing OE parts documents, alternative (Jobber) part sources and analyzing client inputs.
    3. Maintain associated procedures, manuals, microfiche, electronic parts catalogs, and special bullitens


    Additional Respnsibilites of this role include:


    • Support internal and external department operational needs, including quality control checks for assigned areas (downloads, database administration, master-filing, etc.).


    • In some instances, may be responsible for the design and implementation of database development and/or training for other associates.


    • Provides quality assurances (QA processes) and statistical analysis results, as assigned.


    • As required, provides and maintains internal and external client support and contact throughout assigned projects.


    Are You Qualified?


    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
    • Vocational -Technical education \ training advantageous
    • Must have a good knowledge of vehicle parts and how they fit & function.
    • Must have hands-on experience with MS Office applications
    • Must be able to apply judgment in resolving problems and in making routine recommendations
    • Must be reliable and a team player
    • Ability to effectively communicate with others at all levels of the Company and the general public, both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to demonstrate a courteous, tactful and professional approach with employees and external customers and vendors
    • Ability to accurately complete tasks and projects, within allowable timeframes.
    • Ability to orchestrate multiple activities simultaneously.
    • Ability to perform special assignments as requested by the management team
    • Ability to efficiently organize.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality at all times
      • Good mechanical knowledge of automotive parts.
      • Responsible for gathering factual information and raw data from the automotive industry.
      • Responsible for research and development of Interchange information and the entry of that data into the computerized web based database
      • Ensures the quality and timeliness of the data collection by performing quality assurance checks on data as required.
      • Assist with update releases and improvements to the data files.
      •     Performs specific research to respond to client issues (IARs) as required.
      • Photography skills are an added benefit.

    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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