Automation Test Engineer | Global Data & Content

Job Locations US-TX-Corp - Westlake
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.

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

          

Are You Uncommon?

We’re on the hunt for an experienced Automation Test Engineer 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 Automation Test Engineer.

 

The role will be based at Solera offices in Westlake, TX (Dallas / Fort Worth area). This role exists within a team that develops global solutions and is part of an ambitious new program to redesign the internal architecture.

Position 80s

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Design test strategies, specifications and test plans through user stories
  • Use bug tracking tools to report bugs (JIRA if possible)
  • Analyses test results and report them to SCRUM roles
  • Raise an alert when an important issue is likely to put in jeopardy the whole project
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance roles and other departments to ensure quality products with clear project deliverables and timelines, and to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Participate in a small, experienced, energetic team on a rapid, agile delivery schedule.
  • Design test cases and test scenarios to ensure both new and previous features
  • Execute test cases to ensure business scenario
  • Be hands on in writing, executing and monitoring automated tests
  • Build tools to support development and business functions
  • Participate in new project development in order to facilitate automation in conjunction with development
  • Provide oversight and be responsible for ensuring that defined automation standards are followed by all members of the team
  • Assist the Test Manager in creation and preparation of test projects and personnel assessment

ROLE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies
  • Strong Software Testers mindset, good understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Must be able to finish tasks with minimum supervision
  • Communication skills, both written and spoken in English

Qualifications

Are You Qualified?

Must have:

  • Educated to degree level from a numerate discipline (preferably Computer Science)
  • At least 3+ years of experience working full time as a Test engineer on Big Data or BI projects.
  • Experience with SQL and Non-SQL database
  • Experience with Hadoop, Hive and Spark
  • Kownledge in Python and Shell scripting.
  • Highly experienced with test automation tools, applying the latest techniques in test automation
  • Testing and Defect management tools
  • Passion and commitment to quality

Nice to have:

  • Testing certificates
  • Knowledge of Scala
  • Experience working with Kafka
  • Experience working with ETL tools (Talend, Kettle...)
  • Experience with Hortonworks Hadoop distribution
  • Experience working with BI visualization tools - Microstrategy

Soft Skills:

  • High communication skills
  • Team player
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Analytical skills
  • Self-management
  • Pro-activity
  • Out of the box thinking

Benefits:

  • Highly competitive pay and health & wellness plans
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • No B.S. policy that promotes transparency and accountability
  • Beautiful and uncommon workspaces to collaborate and unwind
  • Free gym membership (to the awesome gym that’s right next to our office)
  • Free meals, healthy snacks (like nuts and yogurt parfaits), some indulgent snacks (like baked chips and dark chocolates), and refrigerators full of juices, teas and other life-essential beverages (including Red Bull)
  • The latest and greatest in all things technology
  • Lots and lots of awesome cars

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