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Chapter Lead - Core System 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. This exciting adventure will drive positive impact. So, if you want to be part of a values led organisation, that is a leader in the insurance industry with a track record of making a real difference and continuously taking steps toward a sustainable future for our people, customers, communities, and our planet…read on Let’s create a brighter future together, let’s make a difference We are looking for a Chapter Lead of Core System Engineering, reporting to the Head of Software Engineering to help strengthen our core systems and platforms to enable Zurich to build towards being Australia’s leading Digital Insurer. You will be responsible for several core systems, as well as a roadmap to help strengthen or modernize the platform to help shape the future technology roadmap. As a Chapter Lead, you will be responsible for the overall platform roadmap, health, management of the staff, and vendor relationship (where applicable) for this designated platform. The Chapter Lead is focused on providing technical expertise, steering the chapter’s capability, and the “how” work is conducted. The Chapter lead builds a culture of continuous improvement and excellence by recruiting, developing, and evaluating a group of people sharing the same functional skillset and ensuring professional standards are maintained in the squads. Important to your success - let's grow together Multiple years experience in a similar role Experience in financial services or similar regulated industry (preferred) 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 An appreciation of both IT and business strategy. Experience with programming and application design, focusing on CICS/COBOL mainframe development. Experience with Domain Driver Architecture and Domain Oriented Microservices Architecture. Understanding of Mainframe development practices. 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. Belong. Zurich is here to support you There are so many reasons why Zurich is a great place to be, but here are just a few: 5 weeks leave per year for permanent staff through our new Z leave initiative, as well as 15 days personal/carer’s leave (as we empower our people to manage their own wellbeing); Grow, and thrive in your career (we support and encourage it) with award winning training programs; 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 along with receiving a AUD$500 wellbeing payment per year, plus a AUD$295 new starter e-voucher for your WFH set up (flex work - hybrid working), and other great benefits through our Shine portal; Access to Family Care (parental leave); Volunteer; Work in our state-of-the-art Green Star rated offices (when you are in the office); and dress for your day. We also 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 great place to be, where 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 please 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 No recruitment agencies please

Applications close Sunday, 2 June 2024
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