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Bangalore, KA, IN

P&C Solution Designer (Solution 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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role:


Your Main Responsibilities

  • Lead creation of conceptual and logical specifications for all layers of product solution (people, process, technology and information) through collaboration with business, enterprise, application, security and infrastructure architects
  • Develops architecture to include the collaboration with other architects to make recommendations on software, hardware, and communications to support the product vision as well as provide for present and future cross-functional significant architecture requirements and interfaces based on solution and program increment roadmaps
  • Ensures systems are compatible and in compliance with required IT standards for architecture, including the implementation of specific solutions for public or private cloud platforms, integration with other systems and the external interfaces
  • Analytically and systematically evaluates problems of workflows, organization and planning and develops appropriate corrective action to meet compliance policies
  • Responsible for collaborating with enterprise architecture to develop enterprise artefacts for reuse by subsequent projects
  • Build prototypes and proofs of concept to provide early validation of technical solution options
  • Validate vendor responses, conduct technology assessments, review proposals of 3rd party solutions an determine appropriate integration requirements with the Swiss Re landscape
  • Assist with hiring and supporting high-performing agile team
  • Mentor team members and support their growth
  • Work with product owner, business analysts, and team to discover and synthesize market research, user needs, business requirements, and technical approaches
  • Verify the correctness and effectiveness of implementations
  • Make tactical decisions to improve the design, define requirements, and generate stakeholder buy-in for our desired path forward
  • Maintain the security and confidentiality of the products under development
  • Strong bias towards action; ability to step up into team gaps and ambiguous situations to help structure the team’s action plan
  • Strong ability to identify market trends and shifts that will affect product direction, and updating plans based on future expectations


About the Team:


P&C Solutions is an impact accelerator hub of the Swiss Re Reinsurance group helping leading insurers worldwide write the next chapter of growth by harnessing the power of technology. 


About You:

  • Master's/Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Bachelor's/Master's in computer science
  • 14+ experience of professional software development and architecture experience
  • 4+ years of experience as a solution architect 
  • A passion for technology and experience in configuring and integrating 3rd party SaaS or COTS solutions
  • A drive to continuously research current and emerging technology trends and assess their potential value to business
  • Proven experience in various software architecture designs
  • Experience working with various cloud technologies such as Microsoft Azure and/or private cloud platforms
  • A curious mindset, constantly seeking opportunities to improve and eager to learn
  • A team player attitude, pro-actively aligning with colleagues and contributing to the team's ability to self-organize
  • Experience with broad technology delivery, including custom development using various development languages; Event Driven Architecture and Mesh Architecture

Reference Code: 101942 


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