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Software Developer

Geplaatst 4 aug. 2022
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2 tot 5 jaar
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
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Engels (Vloeiend)

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The UK DevOps team is part of the UK Operations and IT function which drives technology delivery and change across the UK business. The DevOps team currently consists of a Mendix low-code and a Salesforce development and operations capability; a MuleSoft API team and a SmartComms digital content team. The DevOps team has fully embraced new ways of working including Agile, DevOps practices, API-led development, cloud-first, and establishing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipelines (CI/CD).

You will work as part of the DevOps team responsible for designing, developing and maintaining solutions using the Mendix low-code platform. You will report to the Mendix Lead.

The opportunity:

Zurich Insurance UK is expanding its DevOps team to meet the increasing demand for digital transformation, API-led application development, Agile delivery, DevOps practices and innovation. The DevOps team is helping the business transform by improving efficiency and by putting the customer at the heart of everything we do via our digital transformation work.

You will already be a software developer (either Microsoft .NET, Java or similar) and wish to retrain in the use of Mendix Low-code (a Gartner Magic Quadrant industry leader) and join a rapidly expanding, award-winning team with a varied and challenging portfolio of delivery. You will be able to utilise your existing knowledge and experience to learn Mendix and its associated toolsets: Mendix Automated Testing Suite (ATS) and Application Performance Diagnostics (APD). All Mendix training will be provided and fully funded.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to enter the world of low-code. If you are excited about delivering applications at pace then this role is for you. You will contribute to the design and development of new and existing applications for Zurich specifically within the world of digital. You will work directly with our business teams and other Operations and IT teams as part of an agile way of working to analyze business needs and develop Mendix applications at speed.

For those candidates with suitable experience, there are opportunities to line manage developers and act as a Team Lead to a scrum team, providing technical leadership in support of complex project delivery.

Zurich can offer an exciting digital, technical and business environment in which to develop your skills; we support thousands of internal users and external customers through our Mendix applications and have built a wide portfolio of Mendix solutions – from significant digital transformation initiatives to innovative cloud-based mobile apps. With the acceleration of Zurich’s digital transformation programme and Mendix expansion, you can be assured of a full pipeline of varied, interesting and stretching work with which to build your skills and experience.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven, proactive, confident self-starter who will thrive in a fast-paced environment to join our highly successful DevOps team. If you are interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment, for a company that recognizes and rewards your creativity, initiative and contributions, just click "Apply online and also provide a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.

Job description:

This opportunity is no ordinary Software Development role – Zurich has positioned the DevOps team as major internal application development and maintenance capability in the UK business. Using a low-code platform such as Mendix you will get the excitement of delivering innovative apps at a pace for our customers and the business. You could be part of an award-winning and rapidly growing DevOps Team.

You will be an established Software developer willing to learn a low-code platform such as Mendix. You will be keen to develop and grow into a qualified Mendix Developer who can develop and support Mendix Applications. Funded training will be provided to address any skill gaps relevant to the role such as Mendix, Agile and DevOps training. You will be able to use your existing knowledge and skills to help develop and enhance the skills of the Mendix team further.

You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with various Zurich Communities of Practice to understand concepts such as Agile and DevOps and share thinking and learning with a global Zurich audience.

Your skills and experience:

  • Demonstrateable experience in software design and engineering
  • Passion and enthusiasm for technology
  • Have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to creatively and analytically solve problems
  • Ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities
  • Willingness to learn
  • Contribute to working in a diverse team with different backgrounds and skills
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Desirable but not essential:

  • Any low-code experience
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Basic knowledge of Cloud concepts
  • Basic knowledge of DevOps concepts
  • People management experience with the ability to act as Team Lead and Scrum Master to a scrum team of Mendix developers

The reward:

As well as a competitive salary we also offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes –

  • 12% pension
  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days
  • Annual company bonuses
  • Contribution to medical cover
  • Discounted technology offers
  • Virtual GP appointments
  • Discounted gym membership,
  • Free flu jab
  • Discounted gadget insurance

Zurich is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets.
With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations. The Group is headquartered...


Zurich is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets.

With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872.

ONE TEAM, ONE PURPOSE

We are Zurich, one global company, with one mission, one ambition, one set of shared values and a clear commitment to our stakeholders: our customers, our people, our shareholders, and the communities in which we live and work.

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