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Chapter Lead - Digital Engineering — North Sydney, North Sydney Area

A new adventure awaits… How does 5 weeks leave per year, an impactful career that you’ll truly love, and working for a great organisation that empowers wellbeing sound like to you? At Zurich we’re on a journey towards a brighter future… A brighter future for you - focused on your career, your wellbeing, and your community - as well as our customers and the planet. Our Technology team is critical to progressing Zurich towards being Australia’s leading Digital Insurer. The Technology strategy focuses on Strengthening Foundations through security, stability and scalability; it Builds for the Future through enabling agility, simplicity and efficiency, and it Enables the art of the possible through innovation, digitalization experience. Let’s create a brighter future together, let’s make a difference In Zurich, we strive to be Australia's Leading Digital Insurance. This newly created position is an excellent opportunity to help establish a modern technology stack and help define and build our Digital future. The Chapter Lead of Digital Engineering will report to the Head of Software Engineering Practice. And will be responsible for helping build up our future frontend, microservices, and cloud foundations to scale out for the rest of the organisation. This role will build the new chapter and work with our agile delivery and architecture teams on a transition roadmap. The Chapter Lead is focused on providing technical expertise, steering the chapter’s capability, and “how” work is conducted. The Chapter lead builds a culture of continuous improvement and excellence; recruiting, developing, and evaluating a group of people sharing the same functional skillset, as well as ensuring professional standards are taken out into the squads. In addition to being responsible for supporting their Chapter, the Chapter Lead will also be responsible for driving platform and associated solution’s strategy to ensure successful running of the platform and integration into the wider Zurich landscape . Important to your success - let's grow together Multiple years experience in a similar role Experience in financial services or similar regulated industry (preferred) Experience designing and building decoupled BFF and Domain APIs. Experience designing and building decoupled user experience with modern JS frameworks like ReactJS and AngularJS. Multiple years experience working as a Java Engineer Strong understanding of all aspects of the systems/software development life cycle, including agile development methodologies Technical knowledge of programming, system design, IT infrastructure and database concepts. Experience in DevOps and CI/CD tools and techniques Experience with Domain Driver Architecture and Domain Oriented Microservices Architecture. Experience of working in an Agile environment Deep people management experience, including performance management and conflict management. Demonstrates Servant Leadership (non-hierarchical and collaborative) Solid Technical Leadership understands career paths in crafts and technical toolkits. Be empowered. Make your impact We achieve amazing things together by: thinking differently, making iterative change, simplifying, finding efficiencies and improving how we do things. We are always testing and learning setting up our business units with the right resources, pointed at the right things having a clear and visible set of objectives that each one of us can help form, rally behind, and deliver. We’re all moving towards the same destination and encourage everyone to be curious, courageous and responsible as we seek out new opportunities to delight our customers and ensuring this is a great place for us to be together. Belong. Zurich is here to support you There are many reasons why Zurich is the right choice for you, but here are just a few – grow, and thrive in your career (we support and encourage it); work with global, diverse, and inclusive teams; explore your passions, fuel innovation, drive equity, collaborate and make a positive difference beyond your role; access programs to stay healthy and feel healthier; FlexworkZurich; become an activist in your community with the support of Z Zurich Foundation; award winning training programs; state-of-the-art Green Star rated office in North Sydney; we plant a tree for every new employee – one of many local initiatives driving our contribution to ambitious global sustainability targets. We could go on, but the main point is that Zurich is a place that you can truly belong and thrive Zurich is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is fair and accessible for all candidates. If you require any special accommodations to participate in our recruitment process, we encourage you to let us know at the time of your application. So, if you want to come on an adventure that will build a brighter future together, and feel a sense of togetherness, then please apply today to start your adventure

Applications close Sunday, 2 June 2024
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