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Hoofddorp, NL

Senior Product Reliability Engineer

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. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the role and the team


Are you a creative and curious software engineer who loves to continuously learn and improve Swiss Re's digital landscape?

If yes, then join our team and be part of our captivating journey in delivering Swiss Re's smart and reliable orchestration solution, fully utilizing your cloud native, microservice-focused skill set!

As a Senior Product Reliability Engineer you will have an unusual and outstanding opportunity to join us: a diverse and motivated team, committed to delivering value and creative solutions together with our clients and partners in the enterprise IT space.


With your expertise you will be...

... able to build and refine: metrics, logging, monitoring, and alerting for our orchestration platform to enable proactive (and increasingly automated) issue identification, prevention, and remediation. This serves to improve the performance, availability and security of our platform

...building and mentoring the distributed team members in engineering and architecture topics

...supporting and owning the continuous development of key IT platforms

...getting actively involved current initiatives, develop and drive new concepts, evaluate possible (open source) tools for Automation Integration and/or support other departments in the evaluation process.

...integrating into existing and new orchestration and automation interfaces form IT Infrastructure Platforms and Business processes

...building the foundation for the AIOps for the Service Insights Product Area by further developing our platform

...promoting and advertising your extraordinary ideas to our partners and customers

...advocating on the topic of Process Orchestration



About Service Insights Centre


The mission of the Service Insights Centre is hugely ambitions – we want to provide autonomous IT Operations capabilities (e.g. with machine learning and AI) to recognize and resolve complex issues faster and with greater accuracy than humans can today, providing monitoring and predictive insights about how all IT services are meeting current and will meet future service level objectives (stability, availability, security, etc.).

We are passionate about our work and is supporting and promoting a feedback culture based on agile values, encouraging our Squad members to take freedom to drive their vision and authority for their decisions.



About the Orchestration Squad


We are a globally distributed squad, and we are passionate about technology. Our squad helps Swiss Re to digitize and optimize processes by providing a reliable and fast cloud-native orchestration platform.

With the orchestration platform Business and IT units can run their processes/workflows in order to reduce manual effort and ensure consistency in their daily work life.



About You


We are looking forward to meeting you if you possess...

... excellent problem solving skills, ability to break down and explain sophisticated concepts, and strong attention to detail.

... an outgoing and integrative personality, likes to discuss and promote their ideas.

... coding skills, where strong experience in Java is preferred, and experience in Golang would be a plus.

... experience on system orchestration/infrastructure automation, with exposure on topics such as (open)API definitions, GraphQL, and Web Service topics for XML, YAML and JSON.

... experience of security engineering, computer/network security, authentication and security protocols used when systems are being integrated.

... experience with distributed computing systems and/or cloud infrastructures such as Kubernetes and Azure, with a focus on creating systems failure tolerant systems.

... skills in database and data modelling, such as relational and NoSQL databases.


The platform our team operates is based on the open source Camunda Cloud (formerly known as Zeebe) technology, and hence knowledge of this technology, as well of BPMN 2.0, would be a plus.


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 work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases. This includes flexible working hours and remote working possibilities.


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.


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