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London, GB

Digital & Automation Architect Intern (6 months contract)


About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. 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 a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

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


Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you a University student and do you want to work part-time in IT? We have an opportunity for you to join our iptiQ Chief Technology Office team and work on interesting projects with experienced colleagues. 
In our team we encounter a lot of interesting problems across our businesses around the world and we want you to help us with enhancing and redefining how we utilise technology to solve business problems.
Your role will be to work on several topics, ranging from hands-on POCs to supporting strategy definitions, in cooperation with other CTO team members and technology teams in each of the business we work with. 


What will you do in detail?

  • Assist to define technology strategies and new technology utilisation
  • Implement POCs to test out new ideas and technologies in areas such as machine learning & cloud services 
  • Monitor and support governance tasks that are key to supporting technology adoption in a regulated environment
  • Review and assess technology platforms that iptiQ is seeking to implement or purchase from 3rd party organisations
  • Collaborate directly with members of the iptiQ technology teams and external technology partners, supporting them throughout various initiatives
  • Learn about the work environment of iptiQ in a global, corporate environment


About our team

We are a small, diverse team of specialists based in several cities around Europe. We cover numerous disciplines including development, architecture, design, UI/UX and agility. Our focus is on helping business growth using technology, sharing ideas, working together and partnering with business colleagues to deliver impactful change.

Information about the selection process

Requirements for the employee
University student


Language skills
English - Upper intermediate (B2)


Personality requirements and skills

  • You are a University student in the 4th or 5th grade of your studies
  • You will be a keen follower and user of technology, with at least basic understanding of how technology is created and used
  • It would be great if you have some basic knowledge in software development languages and/or cloud services
  • Most importantly you are willing to learn new things across various aspects of technology such as machine learning, designing software solutions, cloud and data management


  • You enjoy interacting with people
  • You like to understand problems and work to some degree independently on solutions
  • You do not hesitate to ask when you need help or explanation
  • You like working in an intercultural and international team environment
  • You enjoy talking and writing in English at work


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

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