Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The role ofSenior Solution Engineerencompasses the aspects of software engineering, technical leadership and cloud enablement. As Senior Solution Engineer, you will play a key role in the development of ourCloud Centre of Enablement(CCoE). The CCoE have developed the cloud control plane (CCP), this product helps Zurich embrace security by design while enabling multiple operating models, with adequate security line of sight, monitoring capabilities and avoids building Zurich specific shared capabilities repeatedly.

This position includes responsibilities for providing technical leadership to the CCoE team and applications teams, setting a direction for cloud enablement and ensuring all commitments are met. You will be working with a team of engineers and architects and will be responsible for prototyping, designing, developing and supporting the CCP as a highly scalable product. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of building large, scalable Cloud products, and is a creative thinker, problem solver, teacher, learner, and a fantastic manager of people.

This role requires occasional travel (within Europe typically).

Candidates from Ukraine are encouraged to apply.

As Senior Solution Engineer - AWS, your main responsibilities will involve:
  • Designing and deploying scalable and resilient systems on the public cloud.
  • Support the building of new and migration of existing applications to Public Cloud.
  • Understand and design solutions for Ingress and egress of data to and from Public Cloud.
  • Selecting the appropriate Public Cloud service based on functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Identifying appropriate Public Cloud best practices, suited for Zurich's business needs.
  • Estimating Public Cloud costs and support identification of cost savings opportunities.
  • Consult internal customers design, considering scalable and resilient solutions that leverage Public Cloud services.
  • Working as a technical leader along-side internal customer business, architecture, development and infrastructure teams.
  • Map business needs to actual solutions, systems, and/or services.
  • Cost/Benefit modelling with mapping to business KPIs.
  • Help to design, develop and continuously improve systems and services
  • Assisting with migration roadmaps across Zurich's organizational structures
  • Work with Product Manager and customers to produce solutions that meet business requirements
  • Perform empirical hypothesis based experiments in conjunction with Engineering to help improve customer outcomes
  • Stay abreast of the state of the art in relevant fields, experiment and promote internally, challenge the status quo, and encourage implementation and adoption
  • Collaborating with our stakeholders build a CCP specific 'technology radar' to communicate which tools and frameworks in which situation. Highlighting those that are being evaluated, should be used, or are being deprecated.
  • Work with Engineering and Operations team to solicit input on CCP requirements.
  • Participate in security incident response and investigation as/if needed
  • Create and foster a culture of teamwork between the CCoE, ITSS and the Architecture teams, establishing practical team strategies to deliver outcomes aligned with the product and customer requirements.
  • CCoE Design Leads, contribute, review and either approve or decline the ASD.

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Personality requirements and skills

As Senior Solution Engineer - AWS, your skills and experience will ideally include:
  • 5+ years hands-on development experience including relevant experience developing Cloud based software products and solutions for deployments in public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)
  • Expertise on AWS Cloud technologies. Designing solutions using one or more AWS features
  • Experience on AWS Security: Compliance, Cloud Security Architecture, third-party security tools/platforms
  • Proficient in the use of configuration management tools e.g. Cloud formation, Ansible, Terraform, Powershell
  • Knowledgeable on automated build, deployment, and CI/CD
  • Ability to lead and influence team members to forge consensus on technical discussions including architectural and design guidelines, code reviews, release process, etc.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, both orally and written
  • Very strong software engineering - design, development and testing, experience
  • Good understanding of design / architectural patterns and automation platforms
  • Experience with Agile/SCRUM development methodologies
  • Good experience on Requirement/Design/Code Review & Inspections practices
  • Good on Estimation Practices: Effort and Schedule
  • Experience in Development processes like creating technical and architectural documents and QA processes like designing test plans, functional testing, end to end scenario automation, performance and security testing

Nice to have:
  • Relevant degree or diploma programme of study
  • Expert level knowledge of AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform with associated certifications
We want to tell you one thing: We care for our employees.
As a part of our team - you become the essence of our business, because you add value to everything that we do.

Caring for well-being

Unique career

Caring for communities

Caring for development

Cooperating and sharing

Why you will like us

  • we have that kind of environment that welcomes any ideas that are pushing the envelope
  • we work hard, but we value your work-life balance
  • we make the difference - the unique bottom-to-top program that motivates employees to make Zurich Insurance a better place to work
  • our Development weeks will help you improve your skills

Interested already?

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Brief description of the company

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich's customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations.

Zurich Bratislava is a Slovakia-based competence center for highly specialized services in the areas of Life Actuarial, Non-life Pricing & Analytics, Claims, Risk Management, Business Intelligence, IT Application Development and Service Management - as well as Insurance Network Management.

An international workforce of more than 200 talented professionals are supporting Zurich business units around the globe with value added services.

Number of employees

250-499 employees


Contact person: Laura Ilavská
E-mail:send CV
ID:4384391Dátum zverejnenia:20.7.-=KONTAKT=-lokalita:Remote workPozícia:Service Engineer,Systems EngineerSpoločnosť:Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, organizačná zložkaPracovná ponuka je prevzatá z inej stránky alebo zdroja.Základná zložka mzdy (brutto):4 000 EUR/month

Počet videní: 1
Ponúkaná mzda: 4000 EUR
Inzerent:Zurich Insurance Company Ltd. [ ]
Zverejnené dňa:2022-07-20 (31 dní)
Zverejnené pre lokality:Slovensko Bratislavský kraj Bratislava Z domu / Remote
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