Kansas City, MO, US

Sr. Application Engineer - 100% Remote

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.



About the role  - 100% Remote 

You are an engineer with very strong programming skills in Java/Kotlin and experience using Microsoft Azure to create solutions. You understand how to run and deploy Linux containers to Kubernetes, and you are familiar with resources such as Key Vault, relational and NoSQL Database Platforms, and Application Telemetry and Monitoring. You are able to put on an architect's hat to think about the best solution to a problem and understand the advantages and trade-offs of different approaches.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Crafting and writing containerized Microservices with Java and/or Kotlin
  • Docker and kubernetes knowledge essential
  • Debugging skills and writing telemetry
  • Strong api controller design and implementation skills
  • Writing unit and integration tests to verify public endpoints
  • Utilizing appropriate data stores (relational, non-relational, binary etc)
  • Documenting design proposals and implementations (Visio, Markdown)
  • Experience with Azure resources and environments
  • Understanding of Events and Event Driven Architecture (Event Streaming, Kafka)
  • Security design and applied knowledge
  • Devops skills useful (IaC, scripting in bash/sh or Powershell Core, yaml pipelines)
  • Understanding of golang preferred


About the team

The CorSo Accident and Health team has been created to address the challenges of the future and position CorSo as a risk innovation leader. 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:

  • Cloud experience with previous work, Azure preferred
  • Constant learner who keeps on top of industry trends
  • Enjoys writing code
  • Self-motivated and good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in English


This position is 100% remote.


For this remote position the estimated base salary range is $120,000 to $180,000. The specific salary offered for this or any given role will take into account a number of factors including but not limited to job location, scope of role, qualifications, complexity/specialization/scarcity of talent, experience, education, and employer budget.  At Swiss Re, we take a "total compensation approach" when making compensation decisions. This means that we consider all components of compensation in their totality (such as base pay, short-and long-term incentives, and benefits offered), in setting individual compensation.


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. 


Reference Code: 123813 



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