Digital IT Delivery Lead (ZIMS) 80-100%

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
  • 15 Dec 18
Advances in technology are creating an age of customer empowerment that will fundamentally change the traditional insurance business model. Future customer solutions will reach beyond traditional insurance industry borders. Zurich is determined to reimagine the role of insurance and lead this this transformation by anticipating and meeting customers' evolving needs.

Zurich Insurance Mobile Solutions (ZIMS) has been established as a new company to fulfill these needs by working closely with internal and external partners to rapidly develop and implement innovative, value-adding propositions and services for the digital world.

By embracing a start-up mentality and an 'exploration' mindset, we unlock our digital potential and create novel offerings that provide an outstanding experience for our customers around the globe and offer attractive revenue opportunities.
We do this using the digital capabilities we have at Zurich and those of leading insurtech companies, connecting the latest digital advances with the evolving needs and expectations of customers.

Are you ready to join us on this exciting journey? Send us your application and we are looking forward to talk to you!

Your Role

As the Digital IT Delivery Lead (ZIMS) your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Providing thought leadership for and drive implementation of new IT architecture stack(s) for digital business models, with particular emphasis on mobile solutions
  • Managing the development / build / maintenance of ZIMS digital assets
  • Further shaping and driving execution of API strategy
  • Defining and establishing new, more dynamic and flexible delivery models for digital business IT solution development
  • Promoting agile culture and development practices
  • Ensuring alignment of development and operating practices in new digital venture companies on above themes
  • Promoting strong collaboration between the many functions, business units and teams (internal and external) involved in the software delivery cycle of ZIMS digital assets

Your Skills and Experience

As the Digital IT Delivery Lead (ZIMS) your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Deep knowledge of next-generation IT architecture for digital business models
  • Proven experience in establishing next-generation IT delivery models
  • Experience in development tools for mobile solutions
  • Deep knowledge and experience with state-of-the-art software engineering culture and practices (esp. DevOps)
  • Strong track record on execution
  • Familiar with collaboration in networks
  • Start-up experience and/or experience in digital industries are very welcome
We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible, open-minded, personality with a strong entrepreneurial attitude.

You can find additional information about Zurich as an employer and about the candidate journey 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 170 countries 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 are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Information for recruitment agencies

Zurich accepts no unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents either via our employees or through our online career portal.

We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.