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Bratislava, SK

IT Site Reliability Engineer


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 Role

•    Work on ever evolving architecture of iptiQ AWS cloud infrastructure spanning multiple geographical regions by designing and implementing requirements and improvements to our infrastructure running containerized applications, databases and other supporting services.
•    Use latest technologies and tools with a goal of providing solutions and automation for iptiQ's cloud platform.
•    Participate in architecture decisions and provide design guidance for current and future projects related to our cloud infrastructure.
•    Provide 3rd level support related to infrastructure and Kubernetes.
•    Become a subject matter expert on various topics, define processes and provide training and documentation for your colleagues.
•    Cooperate with different teams on IT project delivery by providing guidance, feedback and work on actual implementations of infrastructure and security requirements.

About our IT team


IT Cloud Development and Operations team is responsible for managing iptiQ's IT infrastructure and Kubernetes platform. We are responsible for building and maintaining reliable and resilient infrastructure that enables us to provide best possible quality of service to our distribution partners. We are also providing support to various teams in iptiQ with matters related to IT infrastructure and related services. 


You would be part of the group located in Bratislava, while also cooperating with the groups in different countries around Europe.


About You

•    Proven experience and skills in architecture and managing of complex IT Infrastructure(s) spanning multiple datacenters (public/private cloud).
•    You have hands on experience with managing infrastructure in public cloud environments 
•    You have previous experience with automation, configuration management, and infrastructure provisioning tools (such as Ansible, Puppet, Terraform, CloudFormation, Jenkins, Gitlab…)
•    You have knowledge of technologies related to containerization (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift…)
•    You have practical knowledge of programming/scripting languages 
•    Awareness of IT security topics and trends, vulnerabilities and their remediation.
•    Knowledge and practical experience with CI/CD model, DevOps and Agile.
•    You have knowledge of system/application monitoring practices and solutions.
•    Passion for automation and technology.
•    You are self-managed, and able to solve problems and develop solutions independently.
•    You work well under pressure and on multiple and conflicting priorities.
•    You have an excellent command of spoken and written English. 
•    You are committed to accuracy, attention to detail, and quality. Focus on delivery, meeting deadlines and providing high quality service to our internal and external stakeholders.


Technologies and tools, we use:
AWS and its services, Terraform, Ansible, GitLab, Docker, Kafka, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Linux, Python, Bash, Java, Node Js and more!

Minimum base salary for this job is from 1700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills 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. 


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.


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