Bangalore, KA, IN


Technical Architect 

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 organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the Role:

•Leading architect, design and solution implementation for one of our strategic business application landscape. This includes designing the solution with the vendor team for a product as well as extensive integration across large system landscape

•Evaluating various upcoming technologies, prototyping and eventually helping draw conclusion on their applicability to our landscape. Once technology solution is selected, be able to design model code and produce pattern for larger developer community to follow.

•Collaborate with the business analysts to design and develop business solutions. Technical architecture responsibility for modeling, design, development, system testing and production support of the solution.

•Translate business requirements into system solution design and patterns that enables quality, re-usability, scalability, availability and maintainability in accordance with the overall Business Strategy and IT standards.

•Present and communicate ideas and design to various stakeholders for review and brainstorming.

•Guide developers to develop code as per design.

•Help development team to resolve any technical issues.

•Deliver high quality IT systems based on agile principles


About the Team:

This position is responsible for evaluating, designing and delivering solutions within the CorSo IT landscape and project portfolio. In this position, the person is responsible for applying the latest technologies to design real world systems involving processing of large amounts of data, business transactions, and user interactions on various platforms. The person should have strong skills in technical architecture planning, design, and support.

In addition to design, this position will provide implementation guidance; ensure delivery and sometimes produce model code for a much larger developer community for solution delivery. Activities will cover all solution development lifecycle phases, from technical analysis, solution design, development, quality assurance to production induction and support.

The person will collaborate with a local & global team of developers, business analysts, and production support personnel.


About you: 

•Master or Bachelor's degree level or equivalent in computer science or related field

•8+ years of IT experience including architecture, design and development. Familiar with technical architect modeling language and tool such as UML and EA

•Experience in building IT systems based on agile principles

•Very strong in C#, WCF and SQL server

•Experience working in Visual Studio, IIS and Windows Server

•Strong in Restful service development and understanding of reusable object oriented software design patterns.

•Strong analytical and problem solving skills

•Strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrating a clear and articulate standard of written and verbal communication in complex environments

•Ability to manage own workload and Self Directed.

•Well-experienced in Agile SCRUM methodologies

•Experience working in Java Script technology like Angular or React etc.

•Good to have Sql Server Reporting Services(SSRS) and Tableau knowledge 

•Experience working in continuous integration tools like Bamboo

•Experience in working with a diverse multi-locational team of internal and external professionals

•Knowledge & experience of Insurance Domain/Financial industry/Finance function in other industries is a strong plus

•Exposure to latest design methodology such as DDD (Domain Driven Design) and hands on working experience with distributed computing system using event sourcing, asynchronous messaging as communication channel is a big plus.

•Experience working in a Cloud environment such as Cloud Foundry, Azure, or AWS is a big plus

•Experience working with Silverlight, Hang fire any API Gateway is a plus


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