IT Site Reliability Engineer

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Wage (gross)
From 2 300 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 2 300 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 position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

• Work on ever evolving architecture of iptiQ AWS cloud infrastructure spanning multiple geographical regions by designing and implementing requirements and improvements to our infrastructure running containerized applications, databases and other supporting services.
• Use latest technologies and tools with a goal of providing solutions and automation for iptiQ's cloud platform.
• Participate in architecture decisions and provide design guidance for current and future projects related to our cloud infrastructure.
• Provide 3rd level support related to infrastructure and Kubernetes.
• Become a subject matter expert on various topics, define processes and provide training and documentation for your colleagues.
• Cooperate with different teams on IT project delivery by providing guidance, feedback and work on actual implementations of infrastructure and security requirements.

About the Company

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.

About The Team

IT Operations team is responsible for managing iptiQ's IT infrastructure and Kubernetes platform. 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.

You would be part of the group located in Bratislava, while also cooperating with the groups in different countries around Europe.

Technologies and tools, we use:
AWS and its services, Terraform, Ansible, GitLab, Docker, Kafka, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Linux (RHEL/CENTOS), Python, Bash, Java, Node Js and more!

Information about the selection process

*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 are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

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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

• 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
• You have previous experience with automation, configuration management, and infrastructure provisioning tools (such as Ansible, Puppet, Terraform, CloudFormation, Jenkins, Gitlab…)
• You have knowledge of technologies related to containerization (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift…)
• You have practical knowledge of programming/scripting languages
• 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 automation and technology.
• 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.
• 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.

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Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG, org. zložka
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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ID: 4024502  Dátum zverejnenia: 24.1.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 300 EUR/month