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Integration Product Manager (APIs/Microservices) 80-100%

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Value chains are at the core of delivering a great service to our customers. Integration connects IT systems to create value-creating products. APIs and Microservices provide the contracts and implementations ensuring the success. It is the mission of the Solution Integration team to listen to our stakeholders, understand their needs and create the platforms and solutions to ensure business success. 

 

Join our team of highly motivated engineers and product owners. Together we are building the future of integration at Zurich. We are transforming our business by using the latest technology to empower other teams to build modern solutions and deliver value. We love open-source, develop on the cloud and follow GitOps principles. We live agile values and like to set aspirational goals and then achieve them.

 

What you do

 

  • Partner with key stakeholders such as Domain & Solution Architects and Domain Heads to understand their needs, develop roadmaps, integration standards and Best Practices,  
  • Establish future-oriented integration technology and architecture 
  • Support & enabling the strategic Transformation Projects.  
  • Define and structure the roadmap for the API and Microservice platform at Zurich 
  • Define a data-driven approach to measure value and achieve platform KPIs 
  • Collaborate with the product owners and product managers to define features 
  • Support the team of engineers to create self-service platforms  
  • Communicate the roadmap to teams across the organization   
  • Ensure the buy-in from management and create a pull effect for developers    
  • Have a bias for strategic over tactical approaches while focusing on value delivery 
  • Contribute to solution architecture for projects across business areas 
  • Contribute on topics like cloud-first, open-source and GitOps 
  • Understand our technology stack (Java, Azure services, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, Camel, Linux, Kafka, Terraform, Elastic, Infinidash and various Apache Frameworks)

 

What you bring

 

This position is well suited for a person with relevant skills in technology or product topics with an interest to take up a leadership role. We value relevant skills and motivation over formal relevant experience.  

  

  • Strong experience engaging with stakeholders from business and engineering  
  • Strong understanding of how technology provides value for business cases 
  • Strong experience with REST APIs, Microservices, Containerization and related technologies 
  • Understanding of agile methodology and a customer-first mindset 
  • Understanding of DevOps, GitOps, cloud and operations 
  • Passionate about technology, solution-oriented and hands-on  
  • Development experience in Java or other object-oriented languages beneficial 
  • Experience with SOA, event streaming and security standards beneficial 
  • Team spirit and focus on high quality delivery 
  • Fluent in English and ideally German

 

Your contact

 

Talent Acquisition Consultant: Justine Faust (justine.faust@zurich.ch)  

 

 

Additional Information

 

Full time and par time: 80-100%

Work location: Zurich, Oerlikon

Remote Work: up to 70%

 

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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