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Bratislava, SK

Cloud Engineer - iptiQ


Cloud Engineer - iptiQ 

About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

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


About the Team

You will be working as a member of the Technical Engineering / Cloud Operations team. The team provide enterprise class cloud services which are used by the software delivery teams and other business users.


You will be working closely with our internal customers to ensure well architected cloud services are delivered that meet fast changing demands.


About the Role

The role is responsible for the design, development, testing and deployment of services within AWS cloud infrastructure. Experience with Infrastructure as Code and a full understanding of CI/CD tools is required. Experience with a broad range of AWS services and open source technologies is essential.


You will be joining at an exciting time as we are accelerating our cloud strategy with many migration projects and opportunities to gain experience with the latest and coolest technologies available.


Key roles & responsibilities

  • Contribute to requirements gathering, architecture, design and implementation of enterprise class cloud services.
  • Manage development of new cloud service components into service models for automatic provisioning.
  • Accountable for verifying that cloud service models meet appropriate compliance and governance requirements.
  • Assist with the development and enhancement of cloud services based on internal customer specifications and business needs.
  • Plan and execute migrations from cloud-to-cloud infrastructure.
  • Accountable for the development and maintenance of cloud service documentation.
  • Participate in development sprints in a fast-paced Agile release environment, as required.
  • Mentor and coach colleagues and seek opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Develop orchestration workflows to deploy, configure and update cloud services and related components within the cloud infrastructure.
  • Design, development, testing, and deployment of monitoring, logging and remediation services.
  • Design and develop features such as monitoring dashboards, custom metrics, log search pattern and alarms.
  • Automate routine operational tasks or other maintenance actions.
  • Provide support for cloud services and workflows.


About you

  • AWS IaaS and PaaS services
  • AWS networking VPC, load balancing, security groups
  • Experience with infrastructure as Code and automation tools such as Cloud Formation and Terraform
  • Experience with configuration management solutions such as Ansible, Salt
  • Proficient in scripting language (Bash, Python)
  • Good knowledge of Red Hat/CentOS and other Linux based operating systems
  • Good knowledge of containers, Docker
  • Working knowledge of VMware virtualization
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating systems
  • Extensive experience of networking concepts and network protocols including IP, TCP, UDP, HTTP, TLS
  • Experience of network services including load balancing, routing, DMZs, and firewalls
  • Experience of security concepts, technologies and tools
  • Knowledge of database concepts, technologies and tools including cloud database services
  • Familiarity with DevOps culture, methodologies and tools
  • Familiarity with Agile development / deployment concepts, methodologies and tools
  • Familiarity with CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Development) concepts, methodologies and tools
  • Experience with and interest in open source software communities
  • Experience with OpenShift is highly beneficial



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, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Minimum base salary for this job from 1700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.


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