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Software Engineer Manager

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 3 200 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 3200 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

You will be the Software Engineer Manager for the technology platform within the iptiQ EMEA CTO L&H department. This is a rare opportunity to join a new business unit within an established company; combining the dynamic spirit of a start-up with the backing of Swiss Re's strong organisation.        

As Software Engineer Manager, you will work closely in multi-functional teams to shape the technology platform that fulfil our business and product vision and ultimately bring value to our customers and partners by disrupting the traditional insurance proposition. This will require solving complex problems within a distributed infrastructure by designing simple, scalable, reliable and configurable solutions. It also requires liaising with various stakeholders within and beyond iptiQ EMEA L&H to align the architecture and to ensure that it is fit for purpose.

Your responsibilities include:

•    Define target E2E architecture, as well as, their implementation roadmap ensuring the most effective use of technology and digital services 
•    Develop a vision for iptiQ's architecture considering desired business outcomes and give guidance to cross-functional stakeholders, software engineers and other technology roles
•    Design new capabilities and/or components within our platform to maximize configurability, speed, efficiency and scale of business processes
•    Create artefacts including solution designs, logical designs, sequence diagrams, API interface definitions, data schemas, etc. in close collaboration with domain owners and software engineers
•    Actively support the development of technological strategy, roadmap and investment planning
•    Develop and optimize the technology landscape by shaping a lean architecture governance and facilitating related forums to align activities across domains
•    Align architecture within and beyond iptiQ EMEA to take advantage of synergies and to minimize total cost of ownership

You will report directly to the iptiQ EMEA CTO L&H. 

About the Team

iptiQ is established to deliver white-label life insurance solutions to be sold through partners, directly to consumers. iptiQ is young, motivated and technology driven team, organised to provide creative solutions for life insurance distributors across Europe that engage with consumers in non-traditional ways. Through our strong operational infrastructure, creative thinking, insurance know-how and ecommerce competences we want to drive the digitalization of the life insurance business in Europe.

Information about the selection process

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 (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills


•    Experience in designing mission critical, flexible, resilient, scalable, distributed applications
•    Experience with high-throughput, low latency micro services architectures and best practices around designing, scaling and monitoring concurrent systems 
•    (Hands on) Experience in clean architecture, domain driven design (DDD), event driven architecture (EDA)
•    You have a proven track record in mentoring and training software, DevOps and operations engineers
•    Experience with real time stream processing such as Apache Kafka, Kafka Streams and KSQL
•    Experience in best practices around IT security and in treatment sensitive customer data according to GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation)
•    Proven experience as a solution and application architect, i.e. 5+ years hands-on experience in solution and application architecture

About you:

•    Great team player: you collaborate effectively with team members, express technical leadership supporting your views and ideas while keeping open to different opinions, being fearless and always supplying to the overall growth of the team
•    Excellent communication skills with all stakeholders such as internal engineers as well as customers.
•    You are a visioner yet remain pragmatic and result oriented 
•    Continuous learner who stays up-to-date with the latest trends and carefully vet with proper pragmatism and long-term vision the adoption of new technologies
•    Master’s degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent working experience
•    Ability to speak and write English fluently


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
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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Kontaktná osoba: Magdalena Lendvorska

ID: 4174759  Dátum zverejnenia: 4.10.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 200 EUR/month