About the Client
Our client 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the our client is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients.
About the Role
You will join a team of software engineers. This is a rare opportunity to join a new business unit within an established company; combining the dynamic spirit of a startup.
Design new capabilities and/or components within our platform to maximize configurability, speed and efficiency and to scale business processes
Create artefacts including solution designs, logical designs, sequence diagrams, API interface definitions, data schemas, etc. in close collaboration with software engineers
Analyse and extend source code, focusing on simplicity, performance, maintainability and scalability
Align architecture within and beyond iptiQ EMEA L&H to take advantage of synergies and to minimize total cost of ownership
Shape a lean governance to align architecture and facilitate related meetings
Develop vision for iptiQ's architecture and give guidance to software engineers and other stakeholders
We are looking forward to working with you as the Lead Solution & Application Architect.
You will report directly to the Head of Digital Innovation of iptiQ EMEA.
Proven experience as a solution and application architect, i.e. 3+ years hands-on experience in solution and application architecture
Proven software development capabilities, i.e. 5+ years hands-on experience as a developer
Experienced in writing architecture-related artefacts like solution designs, sequence diagrams, API interface definitions, data schemas, etc.
Experience in best practices around IT security and in treatment sensitive customer data according to GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation)
Experience in workflow management, identity management, document management, etc.
Experience with high-traffic micro services architectures and best practices around designing, scaling and monitoring concurrent systems
You carefully evaluate design trade-offs and strive for simple, elegant, algorithmically efficient solutions
You understand performance metrics, how to collect and use them to continuously improve performance, scalability and efficiency
Experience in the design of API interfaces and of data-models
Experience in CI/CD, test-driven-development (TDD) and automated testing
Nice to Have Skills