Cloud Manager - iptiQ (Ref. No.: 86587)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Team

We are a young, motivated and technology team, we deliver creative solutions for life insurance across Europe. Our goal is to engage with consumers in new ways. Through our strong operational infrastructure, innovative thinking, insurance know-how and e-commerce competences we want to drive the digital transformation of the life insurance business in Europe.

About the Role

As a Cloud Manager for iptiQ EMEA, you will have a seldom and exciting opportunity to unleash your creativity and work with a diverse and committed team to deliver services in the primary life insurance space.
This role in the technology department will put you in the driving seat for leading and running operations with our cloud providers.

You will report directly to the Head IT Operations and have the following responsibilities:
- Define and improve our public cloud strategy in close alignment with the technology team, the group as well as various business partners
- Understand offering of individual cloud providers, establish appropriate relationship with key personnel
- Run service delivery in particular ensure that external SLA are maintained and monitor cloud & service provider SLAs
- Work on ever evolving architecture of IptiQ cloud infrastructure spanning multiple geographical regions by designing and implementing requirements and improvements to our infrastructure running containerized applications, databases and other supporting services
- Articulate and implement cloud oversight methodology in orchestration with Information Security, Compliance, Legal and Risk Management to ensure that all cloud-related operational risks are within risk appetite, legal and regulatory constraints
- Orchestrate cross-domain activities in cloud risk management during the on-boarding of new distribution partners or major changes to the IT landscape

Other activities:
- Perform other position related tasks as instructed by Supervisor
- Provide cover for roles in other teams
- Any other ad hoc tasks as required from time to time
- Some travel to Swiss Re locations may be required

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job from 1700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*

Information about the selection process

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

Minimum base salary for this job from 1700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About you
- You have a passion and self-motivation for building something new and take on meaningful business problems
- You think strategically and you are hands-on in solving problems
- You enjoy solving business problems and understand the trade-offs of the technical solutions
- You design and deliver complex public Cloud & IT infrastructure
- You have hands on experience with Amazon Web Services, DevOps and ITIL
- You are familiar with containerisation (OpenShift, Kubernetes), data streaming (Kafka) and deployment pipelines.
- You understand IT Security is a cloud context and in a regulated industry
- You are strong communicator able to effectively convey complex concepts
- You care about interpersonal communication, you enjoy collaborating in an international and dynamic environment
- You easily explain technical topics to a non-technical persons, you avoid jargon to ensure you are understood
- You are fluent in English and in another European language
- You obtained a university degree in IT or similar with excellent scores


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava


Contact person: Daniela Synovcova

ID: 2673621   Dátum zverejnenia: 18.10.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*