Zurich, ZH, CH


Expert Application Engineer 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the Role

You will be part of a team of .NET, SharePoint and web application developers responsible for a portfolio of applications in various life-cycle phases from inception to decommissioning. You will architect, design and deliver new solutions in close collaboration with the internal customer and the relevant IT business domains as well as maintain and improve established applications running on different cloud platforms. Your main tasks will be to…

  • … interact with customers from all domains within Swiss Re
  • … define and review the architecture of new solutions
  • … lead small to medium-sized projects, sometimes several in parallel
  • … collaborate with internal and third-party resources on the business and technical side
  • … support customers with business analysis, producing requirements and design artefacts
  • … follow Swiss Re, quality assurance, security and team standards
  • … deliver software development projects on time, within budget and in high quality
  • … deploy solutions to various environments (Development, Test, Production)


About the Team

We are a hardworking international team of developers focused on .NET, web and cloud technologies who love to serve clients around the globe. Our goal is to deliver high quality applications to help our internal clients to succeed. We apply the values of the agile manifesto in our daily work:

  • Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
  • Working software over comprehensive documentation
  • Customer collaboration over contract fulfillment
  • Responding to change over following a plan

We believe while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more.


About You

You are a dedicated teammate eager to learn new technologies, tools and frameworks and you want to share our agile working style and our values. You have demonstrable experience in the following areas:

  • Experienced in dealing with demanding customers and strict governance
  • Well-versed in the architecture of modern web applications based on Microsoft technology
  • Adept in agile development frameworks like SCRUM using AzureDevOps (VSTS)
  • Extensive cloud know-how (ideally Azure) for Continuous Integration/Deployment (CI/CD)
  • Skilled in web technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript/TypeScript and frameworks (Angular)
  • Experienced in server-side services in .NET using Visual Studio, including newest .NET Core
  • Adept database design skills and implementations on MS SQL
  • Practical knowledge in front-end design, data visualization and workflow processes
  • Experience with SharePoint 2013/2016 apps development as well as platform improvements are an advantage
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
  • German language proficiency is a plus

We believe you can work with minimal supervision and that you can perform other relevant tasks as instructed by your supervisor and even support roles in other teams.

Reference Code: 85323 


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