• Software Developer - Java

    Location : Country (Full Name) United Kingdom
    Location : City
    Rickmansworth
    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,fb.com/solerainnovation, @soleraworks on Instagram, or @SoleraInc Twitter.

     

    Audatex part of the Solera group are the leading provider of motor damage estimating solutions in the UK and similarly globally have a strong presence in over 86 countries. Audatex provide software and data solutions combined which assist the insurance industry in terms of cost control for spend on repairs to accident damaged vehicles.

     

    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.

     

    Our Space

    • Location-wise, we are based in Rickmansworth
    • Our office setting is open plan and we work collaboratively as a team
    • Smart casual is our dress code so you can ditch the work pants, shirt, and tie should you so wish
    • We offer weekly fruit to keep the team healthy!
    • We also like to celebrate company success, funding legendary summer and winter parties.
    • There are frequent opportunities internally to learn other areas of the business and move around. Career progression is important to us

    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. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong technical skills and a passion for software development.  They must have a proactive attitude and always take the initiative in ensuring project outputs are delivered on time and to the expected quality. They will enjoy working in a strong cross-discipline team environment alongside testers and Business Analysts/Product Owners focussed on delivery of robust, high quality, value adding solutions to our customers.

    Position 80s

    What You’ll Be Doing

    At Solera, we believe in providing clarity and focus to what are 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:

     

    Agile Development

    • Working within an agile development team, deliver software using a flexible iterative approach.
    • As part of that team, take shared responsibility for ensuring that the software is delivered on time and to specification.
    • Support the other members of the team to ensure that all aspects of a deliverable are complete including user story capture/mapping, development and testing/validation.
    • Maintain an up to date knowledge of emerging technologies and the benefits that applying them can bring to your work

     

     

    Qualifications

    Are You Qualified? 

    Primary Requirements

    • Full stack Java development
    • Web technologies: HTML, Javascript, CSS
    • JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React, AngularJS, JQuery)
    • Web services
    • XML/XSD/XSL
    • PostgreSQL (SQL + PgSQL) or Oracle (SQL + PL/SQL)
    • Performance tuning and troubleshooting
    • Linux / UNIX environment (inc. Shell Scripting)
    • Working in a DevOps environment
    • Must be capable of deploying your own test environments to “blank” Linux boxes
    • Git source code control
    • Experience of working within an Agile Scrum team

    Desirable

    • Automated testing
    • CI/CD
    • MacOS

     

     

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