Insurance start-up by Zurich
Zurich is one of the world's leading insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a global basis. Our mission is to help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk. With about 60,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries, we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees.
Zurich is launching a new digital initiative in Spain and is therefore looking to put a dynamic and innovative team of insurance and technology experts together. The goal is to offer to the Spanish clients a complete new digital insurance experience.
The initiative is set-up as a start-up company under the Zurich umbrella and will operate with a very lean hierarchy and fast decision processes and will offer candidates a unique chance to be part of a highly innovative journey.
Application Support & release manager
The role of Application Support & Release Manager is to provide day-to-day support to the production environment of this Zurich IT start-up consisting of monitoring, incident management and release management of production deployments
As Application Support & Release Manager your main responsibilities will involve:
Day-to-day monitoring of the production environment containing IT applications (mobile, web, core back-ends, interfaces etc.) and (Cloud) infrastructure and components (application gateways, api manager, cloud resources etc.)
Identification and investigation of (potential) IT failures and incidents within the production environment and coordinating defect fixing with the development teams
Perform IT Incident management and drive IT issue investigation and resolution including root cause analysis and improvement actions
Plan and lead production release management managing deployment of new functionality into the production environment (including run-book, production validation and app publication)
Alignment on issues and changes and coordination with external parties providing interfaces or SaaS applications to the production environment
Your Skills and Experience
As Application support & release manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Bachelors' Degree in Information Technology
At least 4 years of experience as a application support and/or incident manager
Background on IT Incident management, IT monitoring, IT issue investigation and resolution and release management
Experience with Release management process and code deployment into Production environments including app publication and web front-end deployment
Experience with end-2-end IT application landscape (e.g. mobile, web, core back-ends, interfaces etc.) and cloud infrastructure and components (e.g. application gateways, api manager, cloud resources etc.)
Preferred: Background in Insurance of Financial Services
Very good English skills and communicative Spanish
Primary work location is a start-up accelerator environment in Barcelona. Some international travel is expected in this role, mainly within Europe. You can apply by clicking on the button "Apply online"