• Senior Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Corp - Westlake
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission

    Senior Network Engineer

     

    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 an experienced Senior Network 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 Senior Network Engineer.

    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:

    • Ability to operate independently or in a team, depending on circumstances.
    • Comfortable working on hardware in disparate locations across the US.
    • Maintain LAN/WAN/Wireless services and connectivity.
    • Maintain data centers, cabling, wiring closets, servers, consoles, switches, routers, etc.
    • Monitor network and systems health, responding appropriately to network alerts and events.
    • Diagnose and troubleshoot network issues on a day-to-day basis.
    • Configure routers, switches, firewalls, servers, cabling, and related equipment for data centers.
    • Maintain redundancy across the network, and identify areas of inefficiency. 
      • Adhere to Change Control procedures and plan implementations around existing maintenance windows.
    • Provide documentation of projects and installations.
    • Serve as an escalation for incidents as required
    • Provide mentorship to other members of the team in areas of experience.
    • Perform various other duties and projects as assigned.
    • Maintain and deploy policy changes to firewalls and load balancers

    Qualifications

    Are You Qualified?

    • Solid understanding of BGP, specifically related to layer 3 leaf-spine datacenter design. Experience with other dynamic routing protocols a plus.
    • Must be able to quickly diagnose problems within the networked environment, including experience with packet capture software.
    • Enterprise network design, implementation, maintenance and administration experience. • In-depth understanding of network security including knowing the difference between and limitations of IDS, IPS, ACL’s, and Stateful Firewall technologies.
    • Understanding and implementation experience of wireless technologies (802.11, Enterprise WPA2 - PEAP/EAP TLS).
    • Working knowledge of at least one scripting language essential..
    • Ability to create clear and concise network documentation in written and visual forms.
    • Cisco and/or Juniper networking certifications preferable, or ability to clearly demonstrate equivalent knowledge.
    • Working Knowledge with SDN backed technologies such as Arista’s Cloudvision or Cisco ACI highly desirable. 
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong customer service skills (both internal and external).
    • Ability to prioritize projects and tasks.
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
    • Ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience in IT with 3+ years networking experience.
    • Experience with BGP Datacenter Design as well as internet routing.
    • Aruba or Cisco Wireless experience a plus.
    • General application experience around DNS, DHCP, and RADIUS.
    • Comfortable with identifying areas of improvement, and driving projects to completion.
    • Knowledge of Data Center redundancy technologies, including Anycast, VXLAN, DCI, and overlay networking.
    • Experience with VOIP a plus.
    • Solid understanding of working with
    • Linux distributions (preferably RHEL or CentOS-based).
    • Juniper or Pulse Secure remote-access knowledge a plus 

     

     

    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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