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ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging the strengths and best practices of both companies.
ET&S S.A. belongs to the ET&SM technology holding of ERGO Group AG, supporting millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems.
We are dedicated to bring a digital innovations to every aspect of the landscape of insurance. Discover how we are implementing AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions and much more to accommodate our customers’ future needs around the globe.
See how you can be a part of the digital revolution and apply to join us today!
About the role
As a Solution Architect, you will be responsible for driving the technical direction and architecture of consumer-facing digital products of ERGO Group.
You will work closely with architecture, security and development teams to design highly available, scalable and secure digital, cloud-based solutions that run in the complex ERGO environment.
You will cooperate with a diverse group of internal stakeholders and vendor partners. Ultimately, you will ensure that designed solutions comply with ERGO group governance processes.
How you will get the job done
your main responsibility will be working with internal projects designing, explaining, documenting the architecture solution and security countermeasures
design distributed systems applications (front and backend) in AWS cloud (mostly) using native cloud / serverless approaches
covering end to end systems laying across on-premise and cloud
documenting in confluence architecture decisions, goals, debts, risks, tech quality requirements and keeping solution architecture documentation up to date
modelling in UML and ArchiMate diagrams of solution
researching, evaluating and driving modern technologies / solutions to solve customer needs
actively contributing to various bottom-up initiatives driven by the architecture team
advising regarding architecture patterns and other reference architecture components
making spikes to learn about the technologies you will introduce
discussing solutions with other architects, product owners, developers
explaining solutions to developers and other project stakeholders
working in Ergo frameworks for projects and architecture (introduced at the job start)
Skills and experience you will need
fluency in English is a must
rich experience (6+ years) and broad interests in software development and architecture including past experience with programming backend and frontend applications
working experience in creating web applications Frontend (React or Angular) and Backend for Frontend (Java or NodeJS or Python or PHP)
experience working in Solution / Software Architect roles (formally or informally)
working experience in designing distributed applications on the Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure or Google Cloud)
knowledge about software and architecture patterns
knowledge of DevOps practices, especially containerisation and orchestration (knowledge of Kubernetes is a plus)
good presentation and communication skills
ability to build authority and form strong relationships
ability to deal with ambiguity while working in a continually changing environment under indirect supervision
high decision-making and prioritizations skills