• MS SQL Administrator

    Location : Country (Full Name) Spain
    Location : City
    Madrid
    Type
    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 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 a MS SQL Administrator to support Solera EMEA and region products and finance applications. Apart from the typical MS SQL database administration activities, there is also opportunity to work on all other relational database technologies such as PostgreSQL, Oracle, and some of the NOSQL databases.

    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. Responsible for MS SQL server administration i.e. installation, setup, backup and recovery, patching, performance tuning etc. in an Enterprise level high availability environment. 

    2. Responsible for supporting the development teams during the Sprints on all phases of the product life cycle.

    3. Responsible to review the existing standards, templates, guidelines and documentation globally in the Solera world and streamline all the existing servers to follow the same.

     

     Additional responsibilities of the role include: 

    • On call Support for the mission critical databases of Solera.
    • In case of issues, troubleshooting of all the related systems and applications.
    • Scripting and automation for the routine day to day activities. 
    • Successfully integrate into the Global IT Organisation, embracing the culture and Solera Way.

    Qualifications

     

    Are You Qualified?

    • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
    • 5+ years of Database Administration experience.
    • 2+ years of experience in MS SQL server DB administration.
    • Experience in supporting MS SQL server databases for Enterprise level high availability applications. 
    • Experience in projects from Oracle to MS SQL server migration.
    • Strong knowledge and experience in supporting MS Windows operating systems and  the patch management.
    • Experience in maintaining, proactively identifying, troubleshooting and resolving issues.
    • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills – Collaboration with the infrastructure, network, application and data teams.
    • Self-motivated, delivery focused with the ability to work independently where required.
    • Committed and have a strong sense of ownership.

    Desirable

    • Support disaster recovery and business continuity practice.  
    • Knowledge in devops tools such as Katello.
    • Knowledge in bug tracking tools such as Jira.

    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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