Bratislava, SK


Senior Cloud Solution Engineer 

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

We are looking for an experienced cloud engineer in order to improve our ability to deliver reliable, cost-effective and modern solutions in private and public cloud environments (e.g. MS Azure, Swisscom Cloud).

We need a specialist for setting up and running the cloud infrastructure for several applications while fulfilling technical and security requirements.

As a cloud engineer, you'll be helping the team to adopt to a modern DevOps delivery culture and to work with state-of-the-art technologies used by cloud services.


About the team

Our team provides IT services to internal customers within Swiss Re. The RM IT Solution Development & Quality Assurance team consists of software testers, application and information engineers. We work in multi-functional, agile teams on delivering IT solutions in close collaboration with end-users.


You will be responsible to

  • design, implement and deploy cloud solutions for internal clients
  • design, plan and execute transition of applications from on-premise to cloud infrastructure
  • monitor and report on operations and consumption of cloud services
  • setup of cloud infrastructure and provide consultancy to project teams


Tasks of this role comprise

  • You will work with the team on crafting and designing products with excellent operational principles that are secure and cost-effective
  • You provide, configure and run scalable online resources, implement infrastructure-as-a-code paradigms and automate the provisioning of infrastructure
  • You work as part of multi-functional teams and support building cloud-native solutions and reengineering productive solutions for the cloud
  • You will contribute to the design and implementation of cloud operational procedures and policies for our unit, such as security best-practices, redundancy, failover and disaster recovery
  • You will oversee and steadily improve running costs


About you

Do you have advanced hands-on experience with building up and operating cloud solutions? Do you know how to build secure applications in the public cloud? Are you passionate about the possibilities that cloud services bring?

Your skills

  • Several years of experience with public cloud (Azure, AWS, etc.), ideally in a hybrid cloud setup
  • You like to bring your experience with agile development, DevOps and infrastructure automation to the team and solve technical problems
  • 4+ years hand-on experience in architecture, configuration and operations of scalable and highly available cloud infrastructure
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools such as Bamboo, MS Azure Pipelines, GitLab CI
  • Hands on experience in crafting cloud-native solutions following an agile software development process
  • Deep experience in enablement of public, hybrid and private cloud solutions
  • Excellent knowledge of automation, monitoring and infrastructure management concepts and tools (e.g. container technologies, such as Docker, Kubernetes and orchestration tools, Puppet, Ansible)
  • Communication skills, as well as ability to articulate precisely both technical and business requirements



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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