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Kansas City, MO, US

Application Engineer

About the role

You are a Software Engineer with strong programming skills in Java and experience and a solid understanding of API engineering. You are familiar with running and deploying containers to Kubernetes, and you have knowledge of Relational and NoSQL Database Platforms and Application Telemetry and Monitoring. You are willing to creatively work through solutions evaluate the advantages and trade-offs of different approaches.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Crafting and writing containerized microservices with Java
  • Writing unit tests to verify code
  • Debugging skills and writing telemetry
  • Utilizing appropriate data stores (relational, non-relational)
  • Documenting design proposals and implementations (Visio, Markdown)
  • Understanding of Events and Event Driven Architecture (Event Streaming, Kafka)
  • Understanding of modern DevOps and CI/CD processes
  • Collaborate with local and global teams and stakeholders


About the team

Corporate Solutions technology enables the business to strengthen its sales dimension, enhance productivity, reduce the cost basis and be a key driver for achieving top and bottom-line growth targets. We create a world-class platform for Corporate Solutions to support the value chain end-to-end. This position is responsible for evaluating, designing, and delivering solutions within the CorSo technology landscape and project portfolio. In this position, the person is responsible for applying the latest technologies to design real world systems involving processing of large amounts of data and documents, business transactions, and user interactions on various platforms. The person should have exposure to all phases of solution development lifecycle from technical analysis, solution design, development, quality assurance to production induction and support.


This is an opportunity to join a fast-faced working environment that utilizes the latest technologies to provide unique and compelling solutions in a competitive marketplace. We operate with a startup mentality, challenge boundaries, and strive to combine leading-edge technology capabilities with new and emergent business models.


About you

Are you eager to reinvent the insurance industry with us and make an impact? Do you wish to have your talent recognized and rewarded? Then join our growing team and become part of the next wave of insurance innovation. Your profile:

  • Minimum of 5 years as a software engineer
  • Strong Java, Spring, API design and implementation skills
  • Constant learner who keeps on top of industry trends
  • Cloud experience, preferably with Kubernetes and Azure
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Familiar with Agile Methodologies
  • Self-motivated and good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in English



About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces 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.

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

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

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility to help keep our employees, customers, partners and communities healthy and safe.  SwissRe will require all candidates interviewing in person in Canada to provide evidence of vaccination when arriving at our offices. 


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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: HR, Claims, Human Resources, Insurance

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