AWS Cloud Solution Architect (m/w/d) 80-100% at Zurich Insurance Group


Want to drive our AWS cloud transformation journey ?

You will be responsible for our AWS cloud platform and the way it is experienced by developers, operators and support units. You will have the opportunity to influence our AWS journey from the very beginning and to drive into your desired direction.
What you will do
Zurich Switzerland is currently accelerating its cloud adoption and you have the opportunity to shape that journey. We build new business capabilities in and actively migrate existing applications to the cloud, primarily to AWS and Microsoft Azure using IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings.
Come and join our team of highly motivated cloud and DevOps engineers. Together we are building the cloud foundation, help application teams to define cloud native solutions, to leverage cloud innovations for their solutions and to adopt DevOps practices in an agile way using SAFe. Our ambition is to have the majority of application services running in the cloud.
Key responsibilities:
  • Listen to our customers, understand their needs and deliver tailored solutions
  • Build, tailor and own the local AWS cloud platform together with our implementation partners
  • Develop, change and harvest AWS cloud platform capabilties, standards and patterns
  • Activly communicate changes to the AWS cloud platform to the local organization
  • Perform AWS cloud application reviews (architecture, implementation, ...) at different stages in the application lifecycle and provide recommendations on how to make the application more cloud native, cost-effective, secure and reliable
  • Measure AWS cloud application compliance to standards (security, policies, meta data, ...)
  • Coach internal and external cloud engineers to develop high-quality cloud solutions
  • Provide feedback and requirements to the global Cloud CoE and promote its implementation
  • Act as a cloud evangelist and promote the cloud adoption within the organization

What you bring
  • Passionate about technology, solution-oriented, and thrive on solving complex problems
  • Experienced in building and maintaining an AWS cloud platform at enterprise level
  • Highly experienced in building and maintaining AWS cloud solutions
  • Experienced with CI/CD, IaC and automation tools (e.g. Terraform, Helm, Azure DevOps, GitHub)
  • Experienced with container management solutions (e.g. Kubernetes)
  • 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

Your contact
Talent Acquisition Consultant: Justine Faust ()
Additional Information
Full time and par time: 80-100%
Work location:
Hybrid work: up to 0-70% possible
We look forward to receiving your online application - even without a cover letter.
You are welcome to convince us of your motivation in a personal meeting.
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. 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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