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Senior Engineer

Company: Swiss Re
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

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. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.

About the Role

As a senior engineer on the team, you will apply your well-rounded development skills and familiarity with Cloud technologies to run industry-leading applications. Along with Cloud Architects on the Core Squad, you will help ensure that the applications are secure, scalable, and resilient. Our team works on innovative new products, utilizing a modern development stack and the latest cloud technologies.
Your responsibilities include:

Alongside Front-End Developers, you will assist in development of Single-Page Applications (SPAs) using modern front-end frameworks, primarily Angular. Among other Full-Stack Developers, you will work on the containerized microservices. In collaboration with DevOps Engineers, you will participate in configuring CI/CD pipelines and performing application monitoring.

With the guidance/assistance of Architects on the Core Squad, this role will be primarily responsible for development of the core applications and services, including:

  • Application development/refactoring in object-oriented language such as Java/C#.
  • Application hosting on cloud compute services such as Azure App Service, Azure Functions and Azure Kubernetes Service.
  • Asynchronous application development using messaging services like Azure Service Bus.
  • Security development (utilizing modern authn/authz protocols such as OIDC & OAuth2 with Azure AD and Okta). About the Team

    The International Business team was established to build business platform and end to end ecosystem for international insurance programs, that enables insurance brokers and carriers to manage and deliver structured and compliant international and cross-border programs from a single online platform, bringing simplicity and efficiency to our clients and intermediaries through innovative use of data and technology. Customers will experience products and a customer journey that is innovative, consistent, easier to understand and reliable. A strong team is being built to achieve this ambitious technology and data driven business goals.

    About You

    Are you eager to disrupt the insurance industry with us and make an impact? Are you ready for an exciting opportunity to work with the latest cloud technologies? Are you looking for technical challenges that make each workday fun and intriguing? Then join our growing Technical Team and meaningfully apply your full-stack development experience as you further enhance your Azure skills!
    • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in agile software engineering as a full-stack developer
    • You have 2+ years of Cloud technology experience (Azure experience is preferred)
    • You've mastered many technologies over your career and quickly pick up new ones when needed
    • You have a strong understanding of developing applications for the public cloud
    • You are highly proficient in modern programming languages and ORM frameworks
    • Experience with container technologies is a big plus
    • Good communication and people skills are important
    • Proficiency in English is mandatory.

      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 individual's 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.

      As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility to help keep our employees, customers, partners and communities healthy and safe. SwissRe will require all candidates interviewing in person in Canada to provide evidence of vaccination when arriving at our offices.

      Keywords: IT, tech, Technology
      Reference Code: 116950

Keywords: Swiss Re, Kansas City , Senior Engineer, Engineering , Kansas City, Kansas

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