BI Developer | 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 BI 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. You will serve as the BI Developer.

You will be based at Solera offices in Westlake, TX (Dallas / Fort Worth area). These role exist within a team that develops global solutions, and is part of an ambitious new program to support the design and development of Microstrategy BI Solutions.

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What You’ll Be Doing

  • Be part of a rapidly growing big data team with an opportunity to work on developing next gen analytics on a state of the art Hadoop big data platform
  • Opportunity to build analytics for our customers throughout the world
  • Design and development of Analytics as a Service for our customers – insurers, repairers and OEM’s; using the Microstrategy platform
  • Design and development of Solera-wide financial reporting solutions.
  • Translate business requirements to technical specs for development by liaising with the business users and the data team
  • Provide feedback to the data team on data structure design based on the requirements as well as query performance
  • Review and assist in demo creation for the sales team
  • Provide BI Platform administration support

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Solera is seeking an uncommon Microstrategy who will utilize his/her skills and expertise to design and develop world-class Microstrategy BI solutions
  • Candidates must demonstrate excellent time management and the ability to excel in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment

Qualifications

Are You Qualified?

Must Have:

  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in a business, technical, or related field
  • Demonstrated Microstrategy Expertise:
  • At least 5 years of experience with Microstrategy projects development and successful implementation of large Enterprise BI solutions
  • Microstrategy 9.x, 10.x
  • Relational database and data warehousing concepts
  • Knowledge of logical and physical data modeling (relational, dimensional data modeling)
  • High proficiency writing SQL
  • Translating business requirements into Data and Microstrategy reporting requirements
  • Creation of Microstrategy schema and reporting objects
  • Dashboard development for Microstrategy Web and Mobile deployments
  • Development experience with Microstrategy BI environments which leverages I-Cubes, Web, Mobile and Distribution Services.
  • Performance tuning experience related to reporting queries required
  • Working knowledge of Microstrategy Admin tools (e.g. Object Manager, Integrity Manager, and Command Manager)
  • Hands on experience working on Microstrategy Windows and Linux environments

Nice to have:

  • Microstrategy Certification (MCEP or MCE)
  • Microstrategy SDK Development
  • Hadoop experience is a plus
  • Experience with Financial Reporting
  • Knowledge of Insurance Industry

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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