• Data Implementation Specialist

    Job Locations US-MI-Ann Arbor
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission

    Data Implementation Specialist

     

    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 Implementation Specialist  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 Data Implementation Specialist.

    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. Transfer data from the customer’s legacy database to MySQL databases using pre-written software migration tools
    2. Coordinate and perform installations, upgrades, backups, and general maintenance of the MySQL databases both in clustered and non-clustered configurations
    3. Architect and configure new deployments moving FoxPro and other commonly used Databases to MySQL

    Qualifications

    Are You Qualified?

    • Strong database knowledge with 3-5 years’ experience in MySQL and is familiar with other commonly used Databases
    • Experience supporting commercial programs written in C# and C++ and working knowledge of Linux/Window OS.
    • Experience installing & configuring databases including patching, upgrades, and issue resolution
    • Working knowledge of software download tools, desktop sharing technologies and other remote application software applications
    • A background in account management for business software customers that included tracking and conducting software downloads, software maintenance and upgrades
    • Well-organized with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong customer service orientation
    • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and communicate effectively with other parts of the business
    • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Knowledge of automotive shop management software or similar point-of-sale business software a plus

     


    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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