• Regional Developer in Test

    Location : Country (Full Name) United Kingdom
    Location : City
    Theale Reading
    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 Theale, 1 station away from Central Reading
    • Our office setting is open plan and we work collaboratively as a team.
    • Smart casual is our dress code and we are open to flexible start and end times and some remote working (with agreement from your manager).
    • 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 and grow into other fields / disciplines. Career progression is important to us.

    Are You Uncommon?

    We are seeking a strong experienced Regional Developer in Test to join our Product Development department. 

    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:

     

    As a member of the team you will be utilising TDD/BDD techniques to assist in the building and maintaining of test suites using automation test tools. You will be responsible for developing new or maintaining existing Tests within the Robot Framework. Good communication is key for this role.

    Qualifications

    Are You Qualified?

     

    Critical Success Factors

     

    • Solid level of coding ability with Robot Framework/ Python / Selenium
    • Test Automation experience (Unit through to Integration)
    • Experience with designing test scenarios, scripts or procedures that fit with the concepts of Test Automation and Continuous Delivery
    • Ability with working with Software Engineers to ensure the right levels of test automation are built to your standards

    Desirable

    • Proven ability to learn new coding languages and techniques as required
    • Experience using PowerShell or Bash scripting
    • Penetration testing experience
    • Experience in a Dev Ops role
    • Octopus deployment
    • Experience using Git
    • Previously built and maintained virtual test environments
    • Proactively identifying new automation tools/processes/approaches to create, maintain and improve automated test suites
    • Experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban

    Personal Characteristics

     

    Good at Breaking things and finding problems!

    • Excellent English language communication skills, both written and oral
    • “Can do” attitude
    • Enthusiasm for technology and innovation
    • Pragmatic approach, but desire to “do the right thing”
    • Willingness to occasionally travel between UK offices to collaborate with other teams

     

     

     

     

     

     

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