Devops Engineer

  • Solera
  • Switzerland
  • 08/05/2018
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Job Description

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

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 a DevOps Engineer who is driven and self-motivated to join Global ITs DevOps team.

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:

  • Responsible for implementing and leveraging reporting & data to quantify DevOps performance & efficiency.
  • Responsible for defining and evangelizing DevOps best practices across our company.
  • Responsible for working closely with developers and engineering teams in day-to-day support operations.

Additional responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Design and operate Cloud Foundry (PaaS), OpenShift and Openstack environments 
  • Working with cutting edge technology, while aiming to use Open Source
  • Application Performance Monitoring and Log aggregation at scale 
  • Automation and performance tuning across the customer facing technology stack


Are You Qualified?

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration including troubleshooting & debugging
  • IaaS/Private Cloud/ Public Cloud (VMware, OpenStack, AWS)
  • Containerization/ PaaS (CloudFoundry and OpenShift)
  • Understanding of Microservices deployment mechanisms
  • Continuous Integration (CI) tools (Concourse, Jenkins, etc.);
  • Networking (SDN) experience required
  • Strong scripting skills to automate common tasks (Ansible, bosh, Puppet and so on)
  • Programming experience in the likes of Python, Go, Ruby
  • Experience in an agile environment with flat hierarchies
  • Strong communication skills, preferably experience working in a global team
  • Team player with a focus on the big picture and overall success of the customers, the team, and Solera 
  • Passion & commitment to quality 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and team oriented environment, where change is constant & needs to be managed
  • Willing to work flexible hours 

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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