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Hoofddorp, NL

Graduate Software 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.





About the Programme


We are looking for highly motivated graduates with strong interpersonal and analytical skills who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise. You distinguish yourself not just in terms of academic excellence but in international experience, extra-curricular activities and – given the global nature of our business – language skills.


If you have an University, Bachelor, Master, PhD or equivalent degree with up to 3 years professional experience we invite you to apply to our "graduates@swissre" programme 2023. The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organisation. Over an 18-month period you'll receive on- and off-the-job training including 2 job rotations that gives you the opportunity to work across different business divisions


About the Team


iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group, one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance and insurance. iptiQ is transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine, which incorporates the latest technology.


About the Role


We’re looking for a  Software Engineer to help shape our digital solutions and change the way insurance is bought online. No more insurance talk that only a lawyer understands, we’re here to make a difference.

  • You would be designing and implementing new features and/or components within our platform and develop prototypes quickly to allow an iterative approach.

  • At the same time delivering high-quality code, focusing on simplicity, performance, maintainability and scalability.

  • You have end-to-end responsibility on the applications implemented, including monitoring, identifying issues or bottlenecks and delivering improvements of the platform.

  • Last but not least optimize applications and components to improve speed and efficiency, ease of development of new features and the ability to scale business processes.


About You


  • Team mate, fast, self-learning individual with passion for code craftsmanship

  • Your code is easy to read, test and re-use and you constantly improve quality over time

  • Ability to speak and write English fluently


As a plus:

  • Working experience as a Java backend developer

  • Degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent working experience

  • Experience with applying domain driven design to high-traffic, service oriented and API-first architectures


We are looking forward to your application!


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity and transparency 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.


We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

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