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System Configurator (Java Developer)

Swiss Re
1 Openings • Deadline 25 Jan 2022
About the job


About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


It is Swiss Re's ambition to become the leading data-driven risk knowledge company to help clients mitigate their risks. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (CorSo) provides a wide range of traditional and non-traditional commercial insurance products and risk transfer solutions through a dedicated, global team of commercial insurance experts. Our solutions are broad, our expertise is deep. Therefore, information and technology are instrumental in building a respective data corpus and advanced analytics capabilities to enable this ambition. Likewise, our global IT/operating platform is a key enabler to access evolving digital markets and to align existing processes and capabilities with new digital business models and making core business capabilities more flexible and more efficient.

About the role

As System Configurator for our Underwriting Digital Platform you will be responsible for the designing, implementation and maintenance of Majesco Products/Projects. You will be working very closely with the business partners and external solution vendors.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop functional design and technical specification. Review and understand specifications, use cases, and requirements.
  • Investigate and resolve issues.
  • Work closely with our business and technical partners to ensure the requirements are valid and ensure the functionalities are developed according to standards.
  • Hands-on application development to support the current and target process.
  • Collaborate with global cross functional team in building customer-centric software products.
  • Analyze existing software implementations to identify areas of improvement and provide deadline estimates for implementing new features.
  • Understand key daily reporting elements needed for business partners.
  • Review defects and host defect triage calls when required. Provide direction for the team, ensuring that activities of the team are aligned with related functions and initiatives.

About the team

The Mid-Corp Standard Policy Admin team has been established to bring simplicity and efficiency to our clients, intermediaries and colleagues through innovative use of data and technology. Customers will experience products and a customer journey that is consistent, easier to understand and reliable. To achieve this result-oriented goal we are building up an incubator - a small start-up squad within the company.

About you

Are you eager to disrupt the insurance industry with us and make an impact? Do you wish to have your talent recognized and rewarded? Then join our internal start-up squad and find an encouraging environment in which we aspire to make CorSo's dream come true!

  • 5+ years of hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms.
  • 1+ year of experience in Insurance sector.
  • Hands-on experience with reviewing system architecture and database design of enterprise scale systems.
  • Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
  • Design and construction of REST APIs.
  • Experience working on Microservices architecture.
  • Good knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate).
  • Experience with SQL databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL).
  • Comfort with Agile operating models.
  • Experience leveraging test driven development techniques.
  • Experience implementing testing platforms and unit tests (coding and execution for checking code coverage).
  • In depth knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with understanding of various phases such as requirements, analysis/design and development.


Desirable Skills / Attributes:


  • Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, Wicket, GWT, Spring MVC).
  • Experience with test-driven development.
  • Exposure to any of middleware solutions like MQ, Oracle fusion middleware(WebLogic), WebSphere, Open Source.
  • Good understanding of HTML5, CSS3 and Web Standards.
  • Exposure to portal/mobility development.
  • Experience in integration with ESB.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

  • CFA
  • Passed CFA Level 1
  • Passed CFA Level 2
  • Passed CFA Level 3
  • (Equivalent profile accepted)
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Work Experience

3-7 years


Rs. 6-10 Lacs

Functional Area

Software development and engineering

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Published On

10 Dec 2021

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