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Beijing, BJ, CN

Business Solution Architect - Automated Solutions


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

This is a fantastic new role as part of the Solution Delivery Team to make a real difference in how we elevate our product suite to meet the constantly evolving requirements in today's marketplace. This role will work very closely with our BA and IT functions to translate our strategic concepts into effective solution designs front-to-back across our platform. With our Product Management team, you will look across our entire set of business services and solution strategies and provide strategic and consistent design direction. You will develop and be responsible for a full business architecture model alongside IT, our business partners and clients.

In collaboration product management teams, some of the key areas of ownership include:

  • Developing a consistent and detailed target architecture covering business, technical, data and enterprise concepts.
  • Agreeing the architecture roadmap and aligning with product strategies and value-creation whilst ensuring delivery.
  • Finding new and innovative approaches and technologies to enable our vision including partnerships and insure-tech options.
  • Translating business concepts into solution designs from the product level up to the overall eco-system level.
  • Ensuring appropriate measures and checks are in place to assure design consistency and efficiency.
  • Imbuing a culture of client-centric and effective solution design thinking and methods across the team
  • We have ambitious and innovative growth objectives over the coming years and this role is instrumental in making them real as you can see from the above!


About the Team

The Automated Solutions team is a diverse group, passionate about creating market leading solutions that provide tangible benefits to our clients. You can expect to join a group of people with phenomenal team spirit where innovative thinking and agile delivery is core to our approach.

We have team members across the globe and encourage self-forming teams to innovate, develop new insights and solutions, and play with modern processes and technology. Our team members benefit from a collaborative culture, open dialogue, strong engagement and are empowerment to try new things.

It is a great time to join our growing team as we set out to deliver on our results-oriented ambitions.


About You

Are you someone who can translate a vision into specific actions? Do you enjoy motivating others to follow your ideas? If so, this would be a great role for you!

Internally, we work as a collaborative distributed team, building on each other's successes. As well as this work approach and drive to succeed, you will also:

  • Have demonstrable experience driving the design and implementation strategy for a number of clients facing solutions
  • Be equally comfortable interacting with business leaders and technology partners
  • Higher education degree (at the least B.Sc.) in Computer Science (or equivalent).
  • You have gained experience in several cloud projects and have deployed at least one cloud-based application.
  • Willing to stay abreast of technological developments in the IT sector and especially cloud technologies
  • at least 7-8 years architecture experience for cloud, big data, ml & web-based applications.
  • Telematics experience and background is preferred.
  • Be able to demonstrate how you understand the importance of IT to business and provide real examples of where you have made this real
  • Have experience designing and developing complex business and technology products
  • Have led the thinking on how to handle data across all dimensions to unlock its full business value - from acquisition to processing/transformation and analytics. Data governance experience is must
  • Be very articulate and able to convincingly explain innovative ideas to team members & business leaders
  • Apt in developing complex architecture & provide implementation roadmap & implementation governance for delivery teams
  • Enjoy working with a diverse and distributed team across the world

Desired skills:

Significant depth of technical experience in a number of the following Azure services and technologies: Service Fabric, Kubernetes, App Services, EventHubs, Azure Search, Redis Cache, Application Insights, Service Bus, CDN, API Management, Azure Storage, Azure CosmosDB, Azure SQL, Docker

In short, you will show that you are a standout colleague able to harness their own ideas and those of others to develop and deliver convincing and impactful change.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive workplaces that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Reference Code: 106572 


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