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Hoofddorp, NL

Software Engineer Manager

About iptiQ


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 Opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic, hands-on leader to join our team!


As Software Engineer Manager, you will work closely in multi-functional teams to shape the technology platform that fulfil our business and product vision and ultimately bring value to our customers and partners by disrupting the traditional insurance proposition. This will require solving complex problems within a distributed infrastructure by designing simple, scalable, reliable, and configurable solutions. It also requires collaborating closely with various team members to align the architecture and to ensure that it is fit for purpose.


Last but not least, you will have opportunity to hire your own team and help creating great engineering culture.


Your responsibilities will include:

•    Define target E2E architecture, as well as their implementation roadmap ensuring the most effective use of technology and digital services
•    Develop a vision for iptiQ' s architecture considering desired business outcomes and give mentorship to cross-functional team members, software engineers and other technology roles
•    Design new capabilities and/or components within our platform to improve configurability, speed, efficiency, and scale of business processes
•    Build artefacts including solution designs, logical designs, sequence diagrams, API interface definitions, data schemas, etc. in close collaboration with domain owners and software engineers
•    Actively support the development of technological strategy, roadmap, and investment planning
•    Develop and optimize the technology landscape by shaping a lean architecture governance and facilitating related forums to align activities across domains
•    Align architecture within and beyond iptiQ EMEA to take advantage of synergies and to minimize total cost of ownership
•    Build your own team 


About You

•    Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent working experience
•    Proven experience as a solution and application architect, i.e., 5+ years hands-on experience in solution and application architecture
•    Experience in designing mission critical, flexible, resilient, scalable, distributed applications
•    Experience with high-throughput, low latency micro services architectures and best practices around designing, scaling, and monitoring concurrent systems
•    Experience in clean architecture, domain driven design (DDD), event driven architecture (EDA)
•    Experience in mentoring and training software, DevOps, and operations engineers
•    Experience with real time stream processing such as Apache Kafka, Kafka Streams and KSQL
•    Experience in best practices around IT security and in treatment sensitive customer data according to GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation)


You are:

•    Great teammate: you collaborate effectively with team members, express technical leadership supporting your views and - ideas while keeping open to different opinions, being fearless and always supplying to the overall growth of the team
•    Visioner yet remain pragmatic and result oriented
•    Continuous learner who stays up to date with the latest trends and carefully vet with proper pragmatism and long-term vision the adoption of new technologies


About Us

We are young, motivated and technology driven team, organized to provide creative solutions for life insurance distributors across Europe that engage with consumers in non-traditional ways. Through our strong operational infrastructure, creative thinking, insurance know-how and ecommerce competences we want to drive the digitalization of the life insurance business in Europe. 


We offer flexible working hours - you own the way you work, space for professional growth and development, fully paid lunch allowance, additional day of holidays and sick leave compensation, pension and medical contribution, company stocks and many more 


Are you interested in joining us? 


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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