Lead Cloud Engineer Technologist (w/m) 80-100%

14.01.Employee80 – 100%

Lead Cloud Engineer Technologist (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 

As Zurich Switzerland is currently accelerating its cloud and DevOps adoption, this is a great opportunity to shape our journey. We build new and actively migrate existing applications and workloads to the cloud (primarily on 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 cloud and DevOps engineers. Together we are building the cloud foundation, help application teams to develop cloud-native solutions, to leverage cloud innovations for their solutions, and to adopt DevOps practices and agile principles.


As a Lead Cloud Engineer/Technologist, you will

  • Listen to our customers, understand their needs and deliver tailored solutions
  • Develop cloud-native solutions and migrate existing workloads into the cloud via suitable mechanisms (lift&shift, rearchitecting, etc.)
  • Take ownership of building the foundational cloud platform capabilities
  • Act as Cloud evangelist to promote cloud adoption in our organization
  • Support application teams to design and implement cloud-native solutions in a cost effective, secure and reliable way
  • Support application teams to transition to DevOps, continuous delivery and cloud practices
  • Aligning standards and solutions with cloud vendors, enterprise architecture, global business units, IT operations and application teams
  • Actively engage and participate in our cloud community of practice (CoP)


Your Skills and Experience  

As the Lead Cloud Technologist you are

  • A team player who puts the team goals first
  • Passionate about technology, solution-oriented and thrive on solving complex problems
  • Experienced in promoting and delivering a cloud journey to an organization
  • Experienced in transforming application and operation teams to adopt cloud technologies and DevOps practices
  • Experienced with public cloud environments (ideally Azure) at enterprise scale
  • Experienced in leveraging development platforms (ideally Atlassian JIRA, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Sonatype Nexus, or Azure DevOps) for application development and maintenance
  • Hands-on experience with Java or .NET development is a plus
  • Experienced in container management solutions (e.g., Kubernetes/AKS, Docker)
  • 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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