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  • SWISS RE SHARED SERVICES
  • New York City
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  • 15 - 18 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

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 consumersOur team delivers the coordination, infrastructure and competences that are key to driving forward this new business; working closely with our partners and clientsOur mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to peopleOur 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

Are you a person who has enabled business and IT leaders to make investment decisions that balance and prioritize current operational demands, disruptions, and opportunities with the longer-term strategic vision of the organization Are you a leader who has driven the organizations in using emerging technologies to integrate data centric business universe in a cloud environment Is agility and speed extremely important for you

As a Principal Application Architect for SwissRe Life Capital America (iptiQ) you will work with the CTO to provide overall direction and guidance in the definition of an enterprises current and future architecture Responsibilities include developing strategies, roadmaps, principles, standards, and best practices that align with business objectives You will be working on leading SaaS, PaaS and Cloud solutions with extensive focus on Microservices, APIs, Web applications, big data analytics, AI, and Blockchain You will be responsible for the overall coordination and governance across the various architectural disciplines Often times you will roll up your sleeves to help and guide a team of smart engineers You should have a proven record of accomplishment of grasping highly complex problems and turning them into actionable plans in a rapid timeframe This role will work very closely with senior iptiQ leadership and other senior leaders across SwissRe enterprise

About the team

We are a fast growing business unit, established to deliver innovative protection solutions sold directly to consumers through a wide distribution channels Our team delivers the coordination, infrastructure and competencies 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 to provide protection solutions as they should be This means delivering solutions consumers feel good about buying and we feel good about selling

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees and customer experience Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best in co-branded and D2C insurance products in the world

About You

Technical Qualifications

15 years of progressive IT Leadership and Architectural experience with evidence of leading efforts to shape strategic investment portfolios and to scope & architect major programs
Experience in standing up and developing an Enterprise Architecture discipline that can scale for a fast growing organization
Strong experience working with Data technologies (Big Data, Hadoop, Spark, Data Science), Integration technologies (ESB, SOA, iPaaS, REST), Cloud infrastructure (PaaS, SaaS, Ms-Azure, AWS), Web technologies (J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, UI/UX), Microservices and Configurable rules based business applications (Drool, JBoss, iLog) etc
Working knowledge of EA tools, Enterprise Architecture frameworks & industry models (TOGAF, ITIL and BIAN)
Experience in working with the business and IT in building strategies, frameworks, Standardize models and roadmaps
Information security experience is a strong plus
Willing to roll up the sleeves to be hands-on and ability to work independently
Solid understanding of key program and project management and communications tools, such as Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint

Other Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Math Advanced degree a plus
Experience working in insurance or life insurance space is a plus
Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
Relentless sense of urgency, strong intellectual horsepower, a thorough and insightful problem solver with a can-do attitude and demonstrated results
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels including C-suite executives
Outstanding conceptual, analytical and strategic skills and a vigorous thought process
A team player with the ability to sell change effectively and influence others
Known reputation for integrity and ethics
Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities
Ability to travel as needed

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law Decisions on employment are solely based on an individuals qualifications for the position being filled

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed

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Reference Code 86333

Nearest Major Market White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market New York City

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : CRM/CallCentres/BPO/ITES/Med.Trans
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Jul 2020

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