About the role
As the Head of Platform Engineering you will have an unusual and great opportunity to join us : a diverse and motivated team, committed to delivering value and creative services together with our clients and partners in the primary insurance space.
You will work in a multi-functional environment to shape and scale a platform engineering department capable to fulfill our business and product vision and ultimately bring value to our customers and partners by disrupting the traditional insurance proposition.
This will require managing teams of site reliability engineers tackling complex problems within a high-traffic distributed infrastructure and designing, implementing and testing highly automated solutions guaranteeing the level of scalability, reliability and performance expected from customer-facing applications.
This will include :
availability and continuous delivery solutions
to-end responsibility to ensure security, reliability, automation and maintainability of the infrastructure
Establish effective incident resolution and incremental adoption of fault-tolerant, self-healing solutions
This includes root-cause investigation within postmortems to improve the platform and prevent problem reoccurrence
About the team
We put the consumers' needs at the center of what we do, aim to become a digital champion and believe in data based learning.
We use the Swiss Re network to access state of the art technologies and capabilities, combine it with local expertise and an innovative mind-
set, constantly questioning current ways of offering insurance. Our aim is to drive the digitalization of the P&C insurance business in Europe, combining insurance know-
how and e-commerce competencies, as well as the dynamic spirit of a start-up with the backing of Swiss Re.
Do you enjoy thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like driving complex, cross-
functional projects in an agile way? Do you enjoy pushing borders and have a passion for the latest technologies?
availability, high-traffic customer-facing micro services infrastructures (possibly in different technologies stacks). Track record of hands-
on technical leadership is a must
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, or disability status.