Madrid, M, ES

Senior DevOps Engineer (Hybrid; 80-100%; m/f/x/d)

Are you a skilled DevOps professional with an interest in emerging technologies? If yes - we have an outstanding opportunity for you to enhance our global platform while adhering to industry standards.


About the Role


As Senior DevOps Engineer at iptiQ by SwissRE help drive technological advancements and contribute to our SaaS platform's ongoing development.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and maintain CI/CD pipelines to enhance deployment and monitoring capabilities.

  • Collaborate closely with the development and data engineering teams to ensure operational standards are met.

  • Lead efforts in automating and streamlining operations and processes.

  • Establish and improve monitoring, logging, and alerting frameworks to detect and resolve issues promptly.

  • Evaluate and adopt tools and technologies to improve the system infrastructure and build processes.

  • Ensure system security, data integrity, and high availability of the platform.

  • Advocate for, and implement, system improvements in areas such as container orchestration, service mesh, and observability.

  • Document processes, systems and best practices for maintainability and knowledge transfer.


Our Technology Stack:

Our cloud-native, multi-tenant SaaS platform operates on AWS, embodying a robust and scalable architecture. Here are the key technologies we use:


  • Backend: Utilizing Kotlin, Java, and SpringBoot, orchestrated via Docker and Kubernetes. Real-time data streaming is managed through Apache Kafka.

  • Database Management: We employ MongoDB and PostgreSQL for a balanced approach to NoSQL and relational data handling.

  • Frontend: Our user interfaces are built with ReactJS and TypeScript, ensuring a responsive and intuitive user experience.

  • Continuous Delivery: Our pipeline is streamlined with GitLab, facilitating a consistent and reliable delivery process.

  • Monitoring and Logging: Employing a suite comprising Prometheus, ElasticSearch, Kibana, Grafana and AWS X-Ray for comprehensive system monitoring and log management.

  • Data Lake: Built on AWS S3 and AWS Aurora, with AWS Lambda and DTB handling most data transformations, ensuring a well-structured and manageable data ecosystem.

  • Reporting: Tableau serves as our primary tool for data visualization and reporting, aiding in data-driven decision-making.

  • Data Mesh Initiative: We are in the preliminary stages of implementing a Data Mesh architecture to enhance data discoverability and decentralization.

  • AI & Real-time Analytics Exploration: Initiating investigations into AI and real-time analytics to potentially enhance our platform's capabilities.


About the Team


We are a diverse, international team of highly motivated individuals with a strong team spirit. We believe in mutual support to help each other succeed.


About You


You are an experienced and passionate DevOps professional with excellent problem-solving skills. Moreover you can describe yourself as a true team-player and a confident communicator who can engage with colleagues in person, in writing and online meetings.


Essential Skills:

  • Strong experience with AWS, particularly in areas like AWS EKS, AWS RDS, AWS S3, and AWS MSK.

  • Proficient in setting up and maintaining CI/CD pipelines, with a good grasp on GitLab or similar tools.

  • Solid understanding of container orchestration, preferably with Kubernetes.

  • Familiarity with monitoring and logging tools such as Prometheus, ElasticSearch, Kibana, Grafana and AWS X-Ray.

  • Demonstrated experience in automating, configuring, and optimizing the performance of large-scale systems.


Bonus Skills:

  • Experience or interest in Data Mesh architectures.

  • Knowledge of real-time data processing, particularly Apache Kafka.

  • Familiarity with Terraform or TerraGrunt for Infrastructure as Code (IaC).

  • Exposure to AI and real-time analytics exploration is a plus.


What Awaits You


  • Exploration of Emerging Technologies: Delve into emerging tech trends, including preliminary explorations into AI.

  • Unbounded Growth: A realm with endless opportunities for career ascension and skill refinement.

  • Fostering Culture: Thrive in a culture that champions mutual respect, support, and team harmony.


Excited to be part of a ground-breaking journey in the tech world? If your answer is yes, iptiQ by SwissRE is your destined workplace. Apply now and let’s architect a futuristic, digital world together!


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About iptiQ


At iptiQ, we partner with established brands around the world to create impactful digital insurance solutions. We make it easier for consumers to buy the insurance they need from the brands they trust. We provide life and non-life insurance through our end-to-end digital platform and build multi-channel customer experiences.

What we offer our employees is outstanding. Hybrid working in offices across the world, phenomenal learning & career opportunities and a culture that encourages new perspectives to challenge conventions and come up with innovative solutions. We believe in the power of inclusion. Drawing on our employees' broad range of perspectives, life experiences and backgrounds stimulates creativity and gives us a competitive edge. iptiQ embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive regardless of their age, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, physical or mental ability, or other characteristic and can be their authentic self. Ignite your curiosity to shape digital insurance.

iptiQ is part of Swiss Re, one of the world’s leading providers of re/insurance and risk transfer solutions. This means we’re backed by Swiss Re’s capital strength and more than 150 years of risk knowledge. Through our partnerships, we contribute to Swiss Re’s vision to make the world more resilient.

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



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