IT Site Reliability Engineer (AWS, Azure, DevOps) (Ref. No.: 83228)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About iptiQ

Become a part of a growing and dynamic entrepreneurial team within the established Swiss Re Group. iptiQ is a start-up unit, established to provide innovative protection solutions directly to consumers. Our team delivers the coordination, infrastructure and competences that are key to driving forward this new business; working closely with our partners and clients. Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to people. Our motto is "now life is easier for everyone". For us this means making life insurance easier to sell, to buy and to trust.

About the Role

• 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.
• Drive innovation and automation of deployments, high availability, disaster recovery, monitoring, security as well as other areas.
• Implementing tools and processes that will help IT Operations to achieve better efficiency and quality of work as well as being in line with industry best practices.
• Provide 3rd level support related to infrastructure and DevOps topics.
•Provide 3rd level support related to infrastructure and security topics.
• Document architecture and actual implementations of solutions as well as educate other team members.
• Cooperate with different teams on IT project delivery by providing guidance, feedback and work on actual implementations of infrastructure and security requirements.
• Evangelize DevOps and Cloud practices and mindset within IptiQ.

About the Team

iptiQ, a wholly owned subsidiary of Swiss Re Group, is a "white label" Life & Health insurance provider, working in partnership with leading consumer brands across Europe.
As a white label solution provider, we offer an end-to-end insurance manufacturing solution, tailored to our partner's and their customer needs. We cover every step of the insurance manufacturing process, including product design, policy administration, underwriting, claims management, accounting and finance. We differentiate by providing our services based on a strong technology platform designed to serve direct to consumer channels with high degree of automation. We offer our service services primarily to Life and Non-Life insurance companies and strong retail brands (including banks) in continental Europe and the UK.

IT Operations team is responsible for managing iptiQ's IT infrastructure. We are responsible for building and maintaining reliable and resilient infrastructure that enables us to provide best possible quality of service to our distribution partners. We are also providing support to various teams in iptiQ with matters related to IT infrastructure and related services.

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.*

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• Proven experience and skills in architecture and managing of complex IT Infrastructure(s) spanning multiple datacenters (public/private cloud).
• You have hands on experience with managing infrastructure in public cloud environments (such as AWS, Azure…)
• You have previous experience with automation, configuration management, and infrastructure provisioning tools (such as Ansible, Puppet ,Terraform, CloudFormation, Jenkins…)
• You have knowledge of technologies related to containerization (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift…)
• You have practical knowledge of programming/scripting languages (bash, python, ruby, node.js….)
• You feel comfortable around the full stack, both front- and backend
• Awareness of IT security topics and trends, vulnerabilities and their remediation.
• Knowledge and practical experience with CI/CD model, DevOps and Agile.
• You have knowledge of system/application monitoring practices and solutions.
• Passion for learning and technology in general.
• You are self-managed, and able to solve problems and develop solutions independently.
• You work well under pressure and on multiple and conflicting priorities.
• You have an excellent command of spoken and written English. Other European languages are highly advantageous.
• You are committed to accuracy, attention to detail, and quality. Focus on delivery, meeting deadlines and providing high quality service to our internal and external stakeholders.

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.

*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.

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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.
Website: www.swissre.com

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
https://careers.swissre.com/go/Bratislava/2744001/

Contact

Contact person: Daniela Synovcova

ID: 3591739   Dátum zverejnenia: 11.7.2019   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.*