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Hoofddorp, NL

Head of Product Engineering for iptiQ EMEA L&H

About the role

 

Glad you’re interested! We’re looking for a Head of Product Engineering to help building and leading a product engineering team responsible for shaping our digital landscape and change the way insurance is bought online. No more insurance talk that only a lawyer understands, we’re here to make a difference.

 

As the Head of Product Engineering, you’ll work in a multi-functional environment to design, implement and operate our product platform and build our greenfield insurance, customer-facing.

 

If you’re passionate about enhancing how we take business and product decisions and delivering awesome products, then read on.

 

Your day-to-day activities will include

 

  • Build and shape highly capable and empowered engineering teams responsible for designing and implementing high-revenue products across our technology platform with a quick iterative approach and focusing on ability to scale features and business processes
  • Promote engineering excellence and leadership across the board, focusing on effective cross-function collaboration and end-to-end responsibility, from rapid prototyping to delivery, ensuring simplicity, maintainability, and scalability of the implementations
  • Design and foster the implementation of department-wide processes and best practices to ensure effective collaboration between engineering teams and a restless focus on effectiveness and rapid decision making enabled by technical alignment and data-driven approach
  • Provide constant guidance, operational management, and leadership to set the engineering department on a track of continuous improvement and growth

 

This is what we will look for:

 

  • 10+ years of engineering management experience in building, leading and motivating engineering teams responsible for delivering and running high-quality, customer facing products. Track record of hands-on technical leadership is a requirement
  • 6+ years of hands-on development experience in building customer-facing, high-traffic platforms in any modern language (Java, Kotlin, Scala, C++, C#, Go, Python …)
  • Solid experience with applying domain driven design to modular service-oriented and API-first architectures and best practices around designing, scaling and monitoring concurrent systems (using different technologies and preferably RESTful APIs, message passing protocols and possibly asynchronous solutions).
  • You understand the implications of maintaining a platform up-and-running by fostering engineering best practices like readability, testability and continuous refactoring of the codebase. You adopt a data-driven approaches to drive the improvement in performance, scalability and efficiency of the solutions delivered
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms and Amazon AWS in particular is preferred.
  • Continuous learner who stays up-to-date with the latest trends and can vet with proper pragmatism and long term vision the adoption of new technologies
  • Master’s or PhD degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent working experience
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently

 

What we offer

 

  • We're a start-up embedded within an organization known for its high-caliber talent and excellent benefits. So, you get the best of both worlds - a fast paced, challenging environment with a genuine work-life balance and more.
  • Do you love thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like driving complex, cross-functional projects following agile principles and pragmatism? Do you enjoy pushing borders and have a passion for the latest technologies?
  • That was a lot! Still interested? Now, that’s the spirit we’re looking for. Go ahead and apply today.

 

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, or disability status.

 

About iptiQ

 

At iptiQ, we partner with established brands around the world to create impactful digital insurance solutions. We make it easier for consumers to buy the insurance they need from the brands they trust. We provide life and non-life insurance through our end-to-end digital platform and build multi-channel customer experiences.

What we offer our employees is outstanding. Hybrid working in offices across the world, phenomenal learning & career opportunities and a culture that encourages new perspectives to challenge conventions and come up with innovative solutions. We believe in the power of inclusion. Drawing on our employees' broad range of perspectives, life experiences and backgrounds stimulates creativity and gives us a competitive edge. iptiQ embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive regardless of their age, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, physical or mental ability, or other characteristic and can be their authentic self. Ignite your curiosity to shape digital insurance.

iptiQ is part of Swiss Re, one of the world’s leading providers of re/insurance and risk transfer solutions. This means we’re backed by Swiss Re’s capital strength and more than 150 years of risk knowledge. Through our partnerships, we contribute to Swiss Re’s vision to make the world more resilient.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for special needs are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.

 

 

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