Hyderabad, TG, IN

Senior Back End Application Engineer

About the role

Senior Backend Application Engineer will combine design thinking techniques, software development, Geospatial domain know how and apply agile architecture principles to build high-quality backend applications. You are an experienced backend engineer who has passion for application development, loves to analyse and address various technical challenges on the way. You will work with the business product owner, architecture, and engineering teams to translate a business need into a robust and integrated technology solution to meet the Product vision and roadmap. You will provide your technical expertise in building backend application demonstrating modern cloud services aligned with the technology governance standards and current methodologies for the Property & Casualty (P&C) Re business of Swiss Re. In this role, you will also be responsible for collaborating with global teams and external partners during all phases of the product development lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, development, and creation of proof of concept for our product application solutions.
  • Participate in Design & Code reviews and effectively engage in Review sessions.
  • Collaborate with peers to drive the backend application development standard methodologies demonstrating the modern cloud services for our product portfolio. Keep up with technology trends and identify promising new solutions that meet our requirements.
  • Provides hands-on solving and consulting for solution challenges when needed.
  • Follow standard methodologies for building, testing, and deploying of applications.

About the team

You will be joining the geospatial solutions team that delivers map and lookup services to the business. We provide the backend for interactive visual mapping tools and make spatial information and analytics easily accessible for the users. This helps the team to make efficient and informed decisions.

About you

Are you eager to redefine the reinsurance industry with us and make an impact? Do you wish to have your talent recognized and rewarded? Then join us and find an encouraging environment in which we seek to make Geospatial dream come true!

  • University Degree in Computer Sciences or similar IT related fields
  • Experience in Cloud Application Architecture
  • 8+ years of experience with backend development using .Net, MVC, Rest based services implementation.
  • 5+ years of experience in one or more of the following:
    • Programming languages and backend frameworks: C#, Golang, Java Sprint boot and Python (added advantage)
    • Database: MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL DB flexible server
    • APIs: API design, development and API management on Azure
    • Good experience in working with Azure PaaS services viz. storage accounts, VMs, AKS, Webapps, Azure functions, Service bus, Logic apps, Event grids etc.,
  • Experience in developing scalable and highly available application solution leveraging cloud services like AKS and webapps dynamic scaling, caching technologies such as Azure cache/Redis.
  • Good understanding in application infra viz, authentication/authorization, VNet integration/peering, firewalls, proxy setup, IaaC using terraform.
  • Experience in one or more web/application servers such as Azure Entra, NGINX, Apache etc.,
  • Experience in Microservices Architectures
  • Experience using integrated development environments (e.g., Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse, XCode)
  • Experience in containerization & deployment of applications using Docker and/or Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Exposure to Azure DevOps (Repo, Pipeline, CICD)
  • Experience in agile software engineering practices with strong fundamentals
  • Strong analytical skills, and address problems in a structured way, joining your own creative ideas and those of others.
  • Good communication (written, verbal, and presentation) skills
  • Proven experience in collaborating and working with global business stakeholders.
  • Ability to describe and document application architecture and processes in an easy-to-understand manner.

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and handles risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives supplying to the Group’s overall mission.


The person hired in this role will be a part of the D&T Reinsurance core tech team. Swiss Re P&C professionals provide clients with a broad range of premium products, unmatched offers, and tailored solutions. Closeness to the markets and a detailed 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 expert 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.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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 and their passion for sustainability.



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