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Shanghai, SH, CN

Application 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

  • Oversee the Design Process for Application Software, involved in every step of the application software development process from product design to testing and modifications. This include creating models and prototypes, evaluating potential risks and defects, analyzing specifications and customizing applications for specific customers.
  • Provide Technical Support and Training, Provide solutions in area such as data integrity and security etc. Evaluate and recommend software technologies in these areas, evaluate alternatives and analyze problems with data infrastructures.
  • Work closely with delivery team or vendors to ensure successful production of application software
  • Ensure a seamless integration of new and existing systems to eliminate potential problems and maintain data structure and integrity is a vital skill for Application Architects
  • Collaborate with Group team on best practices, global tech strategy.

Support the overall governance, security and architecture of the technology solutions


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 Architect and Governance role. You will be part of team that is responsible for defining IT landscape including Application, Data and Infrastructure Architecture, and responsible for all IT regulatory related tasks such as external/internal IT audits.


About You

  • 5+ years Architect and Governance and/or related technology experience and track record in insurance industry, including experience guiding and assisting organizations in implementing appropriate IT applications and data solutions
  • Ability to communicate technical subjects to both IT and business–centric audiences to build champions and deliver results
  • Ability to interface with top management and business management in both domestic and international corporate environments to drive decisions and communicate effectively
  • Knowledge and understanding of Greater China legal and regulatory requirements
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision
  • Team player with ability to build pro-active, co-operative working relationships with customers, peers and key stakeholders based on respect and team work
  • Prior projects in internet insurance is a strong plus.
  • Experience with high-traffic micro services architectures and best practices around designing, scaling and monitoring concurrent systems (using different technologies and preferably event driven architectures and RESTful APIs)
  • Experience in the design of cloud hosting solutions for example AliCloud
  • Excellent written and oral communicaiton skills in Chinees Mandarin and English
  • Be able to speak confidently and work well in an international environment

Reference Code: 106565 


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