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Hyderabad, TG, IN

Scrum Master

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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. 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

The Scrum Master role is a broad customer-facing role and is critical to the success of Property & Casualty (P&C) Solutions Technology team. This role provides project management leadership across all products and solutions that the P&C Solutions team owns and/or builds. This role reports into the Engineering Leads / Program Managers for P&C Solutions.

The role will also provide support to Proof of Concept exercises and other business viability studies across all products, in addition to supporting delivery of approved IT solutions.


The Scrum Master –


  • Applies deep business strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills to influence agendas through business insight
  • Partners with our Solution teams to make bold decisions on priority issues at the intersection of business, technology and operations
  • Provides deep understanding of P&C industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends

Key Success Criteria

  • Developing trust-based relationships with senior P&C Solutions leaders and other team members / leaders across Reinsurance
  • Shaping and leading business strategy and transformation engagements
  • Developing compelling responses to new business opportunities
  • Assessing and managing risks and issues and making adjustments as needed
  • Ensuring business outcomes are achieved


About the team


The person hired in this role will be a part of the Group Technology Services (GTS) Reinsurance team.


Swiss Re Property & Casualty's professionals provide clients with a broad range of premium products, unmatched offers and tailored solutions. Closeness to the markets and a thorough understanding of the key drivers enable us to recognize trends in the risk landscape early and develop innovative reinsurance solutions in collaboration with our clients. Our teams translate global expertise and local knowledge into tailor-made solutions for clients across the globe. Our portfolio is well positioned for future growth, backed by a highly experienced staff with strong underwriting expertise. This fact makes us a forceful partner in providing the right solutions for our treaty and facultative clients. A local market presence combined with an understanding of how external factors impact each line of business allow us to differentiate and tailor our approach for each client.


About You

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in the P&C Insurance industry as a Project Manager or Scrum Master
  • Domain knowledge of Reinsurance is nice to have
  • Prior experience working in business consulting firms or product development firms preferred
  • Bachelor's and/or MBA degree
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience building Software using Agile methodologies required
  • Proficient using storyboards / DevOps (AWS / Azure), managing user stories and organizing Scrum ceremonies
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Collaborate with the Product Owner in backlog refinement, sprint backlogs definition and ensure agile ceremonies are followed.
  • Professional Scrum Master / Agile certifications or PMI certifications are mandatory

Reference Code: 119916 


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