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Armonk, NY, US

Expert Cloud Solutions Architect

About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.

About the role

 Expert Cloud Solutions Architect will combine design thinking techniques, software development, networking skills, business domain know how and apply agile architecture principles to build high-quality applications. Your primary task would be to provide technical expertise for specific product(s) focusing on Architecture, application design, engineering and rollout of high-quality products. In this role, you will also be responsible for collaborating with global teams and outsourcing partners during all phases.

About the team

Our team is the global Reinsurance Technology team, responsible for the technical Architecture and engineering of IT solutions for Reinsurance business unit. The team members are passionate about technology with deep understanding of reinsurance business. We closely collaborate with other teams and colleagues around the globe to share knowledge and engineer solutions.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Architecture, Engineering and rollout of applications/products
  • Acquire and maintain an in-depth understanding of our application landscape, underlying software architectures and constraints to help on their further cloud journey.
  • Help design, maintain and extend application architectures in collaboration with other cloud solution architects in all lines of business.
  • Collaborate with the teams to exploit the advantages modern cloud environments offer.
  • Keep up with technology trends and identify promising solutions that meet our requirements.
  • Present and sell ideas & architecture to wider team with right story with supporting reasoning
  • Develop prototypes, evaluate them and spread your insights among the teams.

About you

Do you have deep passion for Technology ? Are you eager to redefine the reinsurance industry with us and make an impact? Do you wish to have your talent recognized and rewarded ?

You should bring the following skills and experiences:

  • Experience in agile software engineering with strong fundamentals
  • Full stack developer with a good understanding of modern, cloud native architectures and software patterns
  • Proficient in either Java or .Net core and TypeScript
  • Excellent communication, people leadership skills and efficiency when working with senior management and key external clients is important
  • Strong analytical skills, and tackle problems in a structured way, joining your own creative ideas and those of others. You can do this on an abstract level and engage in details to make sure ideas are realistic and pragmatic
  • Entrepreneurial and able to demonstrate commercial savvy when driving business-technology decisions
  • Contribute to technical research and feasibility studies of proposed tooling and software upgrades
  • An understanding of insurance/reinsurance business is a plus


Reference Code: 108268 


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