Zurich, Zurich, CH
Cloud Platform/Solution Architect (80% - 100%)
About Swiss Re
Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.
At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.
We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?
About the Team
The China Platform (C3P) is a newly formed unit focused on developing standardized and shared cloud services and capabilities on Alibaba Cloud at the Swiss Re Group level. We'd like to welcome a team member who will be instrumental in driving, coordinating and contributing to architecture and design of the public cloud platform for China Market.
Activities you'll perform:
Close collaboration with technical specialists (architects, DevOps engineer) and business colleagues to align business goals with technical strategies
Drive projects and teams in definition and development of cloud native solutions and infrastructure automation using K8S, IaC, IAM, Cloud Security Controls
Help craft and architect secure public and hybrid cloud setup. Support teams throughout all phases using your practical knowledge and experience
Helping teams build standardized cloud solutions covering needs for various applications and business units and document standards, methodologies and guidelines
Work on architectural and design proposal, validating and communicating it to wider Swiss Re architecture and management teams
Work in an Agile setup with shared responsibilities
Together we will shape and advance Swiss Re's public cloud strategy and roadmap.
What we are looking for
Do you have hands-on experience crafting and developing solution for the public cloud (preferably Alibaba cloud or AWS)? You have lead the implementation of solutions using cloud native technologies and modern DevOps processes and tools.
You are comfortable working in a dynamic environment, coordinating with specialist across the organization and presenting your ideas to senior management!
You are passionate about mentoring, leading and developing people and teams!
Your skills comprises:
Several years of technical leadership experience working as Cloud Solution Architect delivering solutions on public cloud (Alibaba, AWS, Azure etc.)
Ideally you have software development background and experience developing scalable cloud native solution which are secure and follows modern DevOps architecture and software design patterns
Experience and solid grasp in at least some of following areas: Azure DevOps, Microservices, K8S, IaC, Security on Cloud, API Gateway, IAM, data analytics in Cloud etc.
Self-motivated, proactive and a teammate: you drive progress independently and thrive in an environment where you have room to grow and perform, and you love working in a team.
Good analytical thinking, entrepreneur approach, positive demeanor, a teammate who can lead by action.
Feel comfortable with leading through sophisticated conversations across multiple partners in a consulting and mediating way.
Can communicate in a clear, empathetic and solution-focused manner and to independently build appropriate documentation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language; and any other language is a plus.
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.
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