19 days ago

Senior Infrastructure Delivery SME 80-100%

Zurich Insurance Company

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Senior Infrastructure Delivery SME 80-100%

In this role you will work within the Infrastructure Delivery team as a Senior Infrastructure Delivery SME for supporting projects with concepts, architectural designs and infrastructure pattern delivery. You will have contact with several stakeholders from the business to application IT responsible for supporting the infrastructure designs.
You will also support global projects from the BU Switzerland IT Infrastructure (ITI) side if needed and will take over a role of deputy for the local Head of Infrastructure Delivery.
Your Role
As a Senior Infrastructure Delivery SME your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Assessing current and future demand from projects and existing services
  • Supporting evaluations & business projects from an infrastructural point
  • Providing deep expertise on infrastructural concepts
  • creating infrastructural designs and blueprints in line with standards, methods, license constraints and security principles
  • Acting as SPOC to ISP vendor(s) for infrastructural topics - supporting service transitions and operational handovers (ORR) that are executed and owned by a partner group
  • Acting as security support for GIS related processes & services
  • Interacting with strategic vendor(s) for future technology roadmaps
  • Project budgeting and resource capacity planning, etc.   
Your Skills and Experience
As a Senior Infrastructure Delivery SME your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
  • At least 10 years experience with IT infrastructure, Data Centre and Backend infrastructure.
  • Experience and evidence with medium to large data Centre infrastructure, consolidation & re-platforming projects and initiatives is a plus
  • Mature and proven strong experience on technologies & Services such as Windows Server, Unix, RHEL, Cloud, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS, etc.
  • Strong stakeholder management communication skills for attending boards, communities
  • Strong architectural skills needed from technical to solution level for strategic medium to long term approaches
  • Strong project management skills for the delivery part, is able to define and work on scope in a structured way
  • Passion to work in a large, fast changing environment
  • German language is mandatory (at least B2 level)
  • Business English is a mainly used to interact with the global IT groups and subsidiaries

Additional Information
Primary work location is Zürich Oerlikon. The travel requirement is up to 10% (partial travel to specific known hubs, data centre and service centres).
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 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 54,000 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 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.
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