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Armonk, NY, US

Senior Technology Manager (Hybrid)

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 the Master Data Management (MDM) Team

  • We are a team of expert business analysts and software engineers, spread across multiple locations around the globe, driving the MDM function at Swiss Re.
  • We are responsible for driving all stages of software development including business analysis, solution design, application architecture, development, testing, roll-out and operational platform management for nearly 1000 master and reference data sets.
  • We are the main contact for our internal clients and business partners for the MDM processes, technology platform and knowledge.

About the Role

  • This role would serve as the technology platform owner for the MDM solution, responsible for the overall design, development and operational maintenance of a complex system landscape.
  • Define the overall MDM solution architecture and set the technical direction, review detailed designs for accuracy and compliance to defined architecture. Develop and maintain application standards, methodologies, patterns and designs for the implementation of MDM solutions.
  • Own and drive the incident/problem management, technology change management, platform release management tasks and ensure compliance with relevant IT governance regulations (incl. IT audits, digital governance and access compliance guidelines etc.)
  • Provide mentorship and technical leadership to the implementation and support teams on topics like the development of data models, new integration patterns, complex business rule implementations, handling operation incidents and issues etc.
  • Lead a small team to deliver assigned subprojects in the above-mentioned fields; also comfortable in working on technical, configuration and process related tasks independently.
  • Communicate and collaborate with technology leaders and authorities, enterprise architects, other application owners to ensure MDM conversations/topics find the right place in Swiss Re's technology architecture and IT landscape.
  • Keep up to date on emerging technology trends, standards and tools in areas relevant to MDM; and present new technical solutions and advise the business on the technical and business value of the proposition.

About You

  • You have a master's or bachelor's degree in information management, computer science, business administration or equal
  • You have 10+ years of work experience, with at least 5 years of technology platform management experience and 3 years as an MDM engineer, defining and executing MDM projects.
  • You are proficient in application development and maintenance and have hands-on development experience in Java, Oracle/PostgreSQL DBs, Web-Services (REST/SOAP). Experience with migrating applications to Azure public cloud is an added benefit.
  • Marvelous social skills and a good grasp of the English language (spoken and written). Strong story telling skills are an added advantage!
  • Problem solving comes naturally to you. With your outstanding analytical skills, you consider multiple dimensions and perspectives before arriving at the most optimum solutions to the challenge at hand.
  • It is a big differentiator, if you have worked in a MDM team/function before. Knowledge of TIBCO Orchestra EBX MDM is a great advantage!
  • A phenomenal teammate, with experience working with globally dispersed teams in an agile software development environment (SCRUM).

Reference Code: 115585 


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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