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Shanghai, 31, CN

Cloud Architect

 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.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?



 About the Role


  • Align with IT team with business requirements, application requirements, data requirements, IT governance requirements for cloud strategy, blueprint and service roadmap
  • Accountable for the delivery of cloud services; oversees the development and management of cloud services; understands business demand and expectations from cloud strategy and appropriately plan the development of services; governs, approves, and leads key product changes
  • Responsible for architecting and building the architectural designs for specific services; assists data/application Architect in defining cloud reference architecture/standards
  • Develop and own the technical roadmap for relevant service lines and backlog to ensure consistent architecture
  • Serve as point of decision, review and approval for key issues and decisions for cloud domain, e.g., Release management
  • Communicate effectively with product owners to manage demand and service level expectations, manage cloud related contract with cloud service providers, consolidate cloud SLA reports from cloud engineer of each business unit and report to management team periodically


Positive interactions with Key Stakeholders

  • Tech Area Lead
  • Application Architect
  • Data Architect
  • IT Governance Manager
  • Information Security Manager (CISO)
  • Product Owners
  • Group Cloud Operation Team


About the Team


Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Insurance China Ltd provides a wide range of commercial and personal lines insurance products and risk transfer solutions. As the latest addition to the more than 50 offices within the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions global network, our China operations boasts a team that is locally grounded and globally experienced. We provide the kind of dedicated insurance expertise that makes us stand out among the crowd. This expertise also results in innovative solutions that stay attuned to, and ahead of, China's risk management needs.


We are seeking for a highly motivated and educated technical talent with a real passion for insurance technology to join our team as Cloud Architect role. You will be part of team as a key contributor to cloud blueprint design and development. You will be working within a high-velocity, results-oriented team that leverages cutting-edge technologies and techniques and you will advise our internal product owners for sufficient infrastructure technologies that fits into their demands. You will be highly motivated and will have a passion in insurance, cloud technologies, deployment processes and enabling innovation.


About You


  • 7+ years of professional experience in modern software development practices including cloud-native approaches, design of systems, or DevOps experience
  • Experience in the design of cloud blueprint, cloud migration process and cloud operation
  • Preferable expertise with at least one of the following: cloud services (ideally Ali cloud or Ali Fin Cloud), on-prem/cloud infrastructure, and/or container/orchestration technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc)
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, evolving, growing and agile environment
  • Strong level of curiosity and interest to learn
  • Team player with ability to build pro-active, co-operative working relationships with customers, peers and key stakeholders based on respect and teamwork
  • Prior projects in insurance industry is a strong plus
  • Infra as code/Devops/Automation experience is preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Chinese Mandarin and English
  • Be able to speak confidently and work well in an international environment




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