Cloud DevOps Engineer (w/m) 80-100%


Cloud DevOps Engineer (w/m) 80-100%

Interested in working in a stimulating and challenging environment joining a team of DevOps and Cloud experts working on adopting DevOps, agile and cloud technologies and enabling application teams within Zurich Insurance Switzerland?


Your Role 

Zurich Switzerland is currently accelerating its DevOps and cloud adoption and you have the opportunity to be part of our journey. We build new and actively migrate existing applications and workloads to the cloud (primarily to Microsoft Azure and AWS) using the right mix of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS technologies. As part of this we are actively transforming the way we work by adopting DevOps and agile principles and by leveraging innovations and capabilities cloud technologies and modern development platforms offer to us.

Come and join our team of highly motivated DevOps and cloud engineers. Together we are building a modern agile development platform based on Atlassian tools, Azure DevOps and tailor it to our development practices and our DevOps culture. Together with application teams we define on-premise and cloud-native solutions using agile principles.


As a Cloud/DevOps Engineer, you will

  • Listen to our customers, understand their needs and deliver tailored solutions
  • Onboard application teams to our agile development platform, establish modern DevOps practices and foster a culture of continuous delivery and automating everything
  • Develop Infrastructure as Code (IaC) scripts and pipelines to achieve repeatable deployments and high degree of automation across the delivery stages
  • Take ownership of building foundational capabilities to facilitate the development (e.g. containerization tools), deployment (e.g. security checks) and operations (e.g. monitoring alerts) of cloud-native applications
  • Act as DevOps evangelist to promote adoption across the organization
  • Work with internal teams and implementation partners to deliver cost effective, secure and reliable services
  • Aligning standards and solutions with product vendors, enterprise architecture, global units, IT operations and application teams
  • Actively engage and participate in our DevOps community of practice (CoP)


Your Skills and Experience  

As a Cloud/DevOps Engineer you are:

  • A team player who puts the team goals first
  • Passionate about technology, solution-oriented, and thrive on solving complex problems
  • Experienced in transforming application and operation teams to adopt DevOps and agile practices
  • Experienced in leveraging development platforms (ideally Atlassian JIRA, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Sonatype Nexus, or Azure DevOps) for application development and maintenance
  • Experienced in IaC, security and automation tools (e.g., Terraform, Helm, Ansible, SonarQube, Veracode)
  • Experienced in public Cloud environments (ideally Azure)
  • Experienced in container management solutions (e.g., Kubernetes/AKS, Docker)
  • Hands-on experience with Java or .NET development is a plus
  • Able to communicate effectively with stakeholders in business and IT (including developers) with proven capability of building and managing relationships
  • Fluent in English and German


Additional Information 

Preferred work location is Zürich Oerlikon.

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter Grace Cunningham is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button "Apply online". 

You can find additional information about Zurich as an employer on our career site.  


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Who we are  

Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.  

At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc. âEUR¯Our talent acquisition and hiring processes respect this commitment daily. Join Zurich and be part of this culture. 


Information for recruitment agencies 

Zurich accepts no applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents neither via our employees nor through our online career portal. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding. 


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