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Kansas City, MO, US

Cloud Solution Architect

 

Cloud Solution Architect 


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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

About the role

As cloud solution architect in the incubator squad you'll combine design thinking techniques, software development, networking skills, business domain know how and apply agile architecture principles to build high-quality applications.

Your responsibilities include:

  • You work closely with the Product Manager to understand the problems, evaluate technical feasibility and develop solution designs.
  • Together with the squad you use design thinking techniques to empathize with our customers on their journey and find innovative solutions to solve their problems.
  • You lead the implementation of cloud native solutions, building apps that amaze customers by its simplicity.
  • You focus on developing API-centric apps, know the digital ecosystem and integrate your solution with ease with external services.
  • You embrace and spread the DevSecOps culture and mindset in the squad, automating everything and enabling continuous delivery of high quality and valuable features at a very fast pace!

 About the team

The International Business team has been established to build business platform for international insurance programs, that enables insurance brokers and carriers to manage and deliver structured and compliant international and cross-border programs from a single online platform, bringing simplicity and efficiency to our clients and intermediaries through innovative use of data and technology. Customers will experience products and a customer journey that is consistent, easier to understand and reliable.

 

To achieve this ambitious goal we are building up an incubator - a small start-up squad within the company.

 About you

Are you eager to disrupt the insurance industry with us and make an impact? Do you wish to have your talent recognised and rewarded? Then join our internal start-up squad and find an encouraging environment in which we aspire to make CorSo's dream come true!

 

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in agile software engineering with full stack development background and deep understanding of modern, cloud native architectures and software patterns
  • At least 5 years of application architecture experience
  • You act as the technical representative for our security architecture and cybersecurity posture. You create secure, defendable configurations of systems, applications, data, threat protection and processes
  • Proficient in either Java or .Net core and TypeScript
  • Knows all the important technologies on the CNCF landscape map
  • Docker and kubernetes knowledge essential
  • Security design and applied knowledge. You act as the technical representative for our security architecture and cybersecurity posture. You create secure, defendable configurations of systems, applications, data, threat protection and processes
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Azure PaaS features
  • Hands on experience on Azure services
  • Hands on experience in Microservice development on Azure using Container Service &  Service Fabric, experience of executing cloud native projects in Azure with DevOps,  experience on Azure Integration services like Service Bus and Event Hubs
  • Good knowledge of Azure IaaS (VMs, VNET, NSG Rules, VPN Gateways and Express Route)
  • Excellent communication, people management skills and efficiency when working with senior management and key external clients is important
  • Entrepreneurial and able to demonstrate commercial acumen when driving business-technology decisions
  • An understanding of P&C primary insurance is a plus
  • Excellent Communication skills and proficient in English

 

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.

 

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