Madrid, M, ES

Software Architect in Identity & Access Management (Hybrid setup)

Software Architect in Identity & Access Management (Hybrid setup) 



Join a team of cybersecurity professionals and help Swiss Re to fulfil its mission in making the world more resilient. As the Software Architect, you'll be responsible for the architectural design and overseeing the technical design and implementation of improvements to our application landscape. What's more, you'll be working in a hybrid setup, perfectly balancing work from home and the office premises. 



About the team 


The Security Team is the focal point for all security activities across Swiss Re. We are responsible for cybersecurity engineering and operations, governance, risk and compliance. We define and advance the company's security strategy. As a part of the Security Team, the Customer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) team manages access of B2B (business-to-business) partners to Swiss Re's applications and services.  

We're looking for a professional software architect to help us shape Swiss Re's B2B  Identity & Access Management landscape  and solution architecture leveraging custom software, public cloud platform, and Software-as-aService elements. Does this sound like something you can do? Come join us. 



In your role, you will… 


  • Take ownership of software architecture in Swiss Re's B2B Identity & Access Management (IAM) landscape 

  • Design and drive the  landscape´s transformation to improve resiliency, automation, and standardisation of B2B IAM services 

  • Act as a (technical) lead for the delivery of new services and transforming existing services 

  • Collaborate with other experts in the team to ensure seamless integration of new services accross the company 



Your qualifications 


Nobody meets 100% of our requirements. If you, however, meet some of the criteria below and are passionate to shape the future of security systems architecture, we will be more than happy to meet you! 


What we need from you 

  • Skills and experience in some of these areas: software engineering, application architecture, API architecture, Event-Driven Architecture

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in the field of professional software development including large, complex applications

  • Self-starter with can-do attitude 

  • Demonstrated ability to push architecture topics forward as part of a team or independently 

  • Determination to delve into technical, conceptual, or architectural layers 

  • Good communication and presentation skills in spoken and written English 



  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Engineering, Mathematics, or comparable  

  • Knowledge and experience in Identity and Access Management as a discipline 

  • Technical skills and experience with modern authentication & authorisation protocols  

  • Knowledge  and experience in IT service management, different cloud platforms (Azure, Ali, AWS, etc.) and/or IdPs (identity providers)

  • Technical skills and  experience with security audits, penetration testing, or offensive security 

  • SANS GIAC, CISSP, CCSP, or similar qualification 

  • Solid knowledge in governance, risk, and compliance in a highly regulated industry 

  • Past experience working in an agile environment 

  • Belief in continuous innovation, curiosity, and relentlessly looking for a better way every day    

  • Ability to present complex topics towards different audiences on diverse technical levels 




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. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace 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 and their passion for sustainability.



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