Madrid, M, ES

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

Are you ready to join Developer Experience (DevEx) team at iptiQ and play a pivotal role in enhancing the workflow and operations that drive our innovative SaaS platform?


If yes - we offer you this unique job opportunity to use innovative technologies, mentor aspiring developers, and significantly impact our product's development lifecycle, ensuring a flawless and productive developer experience.

Sounds exciting, isn't it? Buckle up and find out more.


About the Role


As a Senior Software Engineer, you will contribute to refining our CI/CD processes, developing robust internal tools, and fostering a collaborative environment that empowers our development teams. Your expertise will be instrumental in advancing our global platform and setting high standards in software delivery.


Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Enhance the developer experience by identifying areas for improvement in the CI/CD process and implementing solutions.

  • Collaborate closely with the DevOps and development teams to streamline deployment and facilitate monitoring.

  • Develop and maintain internal tools and libraries to support development, testing, and operations.

  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior team members to foster skills development and adherence to best practices.

  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and tools that can be leveraged to improve the development lifecycle.

  • Contribute to technical documentation to ensure a flawless onboarding process for new team members.

  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and shared knowledge.


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: Using 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 Software Engineering 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:

  • Proficient in JavaScript/TypeScript, Java and/or Kotlin, and deeply familiar with SpringBoot.

  • Strong experience with CI/CD tools and principles, particularly GitLab.

  • Solid understanding of Docker and Kubernetes.

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


Bonus Skills:

  • Experience in improving developer workflows and processes.

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

  • Familiarity with AWS services and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools such as Terraform or TerraGrunt.

  • Exposure to Tableau or similar reporting tools.


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 transformative 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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