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Zurich, Zurich, CH

Azure Expert Cloud Solution Engineer (80-100%)

 


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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

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 organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.

 

It is Swiss Re's ambition to become the leading data-driven risk knowledge company to help clients mitigate their risks. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (CorSo) provides a wide range of traditional and non-traditional commercial insurance products and risk transfer solutions through a dedicated, global team of commercial insurance experts. Our solutions are broad, our expertise is deep. Therefore, information and technology are instrumental in building a respective data corpus and advanced analytics capabilities to enable this ambition. Likewise, our global IT/operating platform is a key enabler to access evolving digital markets and to align existing processes and capabilities with new digital business models and making core business capabilities more flexible and more efficient.

 

About the role

You are an engineer with very strong programming skills in C#/.Net Core and experience of using Microsoft Azure to create solutions. You understand how to manage and deploy Linux containers to Kubernetes, and you are familiar with resources such as Key Vault, Azure Sql Databases and Application Insights. You are able to put on an architect's hat to think about the best solution to a problem and understand the advantages and trade-offs of different approaches.

 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Designing and writing containerized Microservices with C#/.Net Core
  • Docker and kubernetes knowledge essential
  • Debugging skills and writing telemetry
  • Strong api controller design and implementation skills
  • Writing integration tests to verify public endpoints
  • Utilizing appropriate data stores (relational, non-relational, binary etc)
  • Documenting design proposals and implementations (Visio, Markdown)
  • Managing Azure resources and environments
  • Security design and applied knowledge
  • Devops skills advantageous (IaC, scripting in Powershell Core, yaml pipelines)

 

About the team

The CorSo Digital Markets team has been created to address the challenges of the future and position CorSo as a risk innovation leader. This is an opportunity to join a fast-faced working environment that leverages the latest technologies to provide unique and compelling solutions in a competitive marketplace. We operate with a startup mentality, challenge boundaries, and strive to combine leading-edge technology capabilities with new and emergent business models.

 

About you

Are you eager to disrupt the insurance industry with us and make an impact? Do you wish to have your talent recognized and rewarded? Then join our growing team and become part of the next wave of insurance innovation. Your profile:

 

  • Proven Azure experience with previous work and references
  • Minimum of 7 years as a software engineer
  • Constant learner who keeps on top of industry trends
  • Enjoys writing code
  • Self-motivated and good communication skills
  • Proficient in English

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 


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