Solutions Architect (Cloud Security Engineering)
Munich Re
Toronto, Canada
6d ago

The IT Business Solutions Life / Health delivers business value through the management of IT products including execution of change projects to support Munich Re’s global Life & Health Reinsurance businesses.

We own the key relationships (representing all IT service functions) with business units of Munich Re which underwrite or support Life & Health business.

This position specializes in cloud security engineering, and enables our advanced analytics and digital teams to focus on what they do best develop leading edge advanced analytics and digital solutions, built on a cloud computing that is both secure and scalable to meet their progressive needs.

It will report to the Global Head of Life & Health IT (or designate) and will be located in Toronto, CA.

Your job

This an exciting opportunity to design and implement the secure cloud architecture for advanced analytics in our global Life & Health business.

Munich Re is adopting leading technology in its push to deliver a public (Azure) cloud strategy to enable our business, and to support the development of cloud native digital solutions and advanced analytics platforms.

The Solution Architect (Cloud) works across multiple technical and business functions providing technical expertise for cloud and security related issues in order to deliver secure, native cloud services for our advanced analytics teams. This role will deliver :

  • Thought leadership in Public Cloud Architecture and how to deliver it at scale in a large, mulit-national enterprise
  • Help develop the secure solutions architecture for delivery of advanced analytics and digital services to clients, and to power internal business processes
  • Engage closely with Munich Re’s Information Security and Cyber Risk programs, as well as compliance. Provide proactive input to governance teams to improve our processes and our overall risk and security posture
  • Provide a single point of contact to digital and advanced analytics teams in Munich Re’s businesses, and expedite services and issue resolution across Munich Re’s Global IT teams
  • Serve as trusted advisor to key business and technology partners, and develop a brand as a transparent partner and an architect who gets things done
  • Define secure, reusable cloud computing patterns, including delivering Proof-of-Concepts to demonstrate the value of each pattern
  • Communication of architecture objectives to business and consulting during the development of product requirements.
  • Your profile

  • Hands on experience deploying and securing critical infrastructure with Microsoft Azure : Architecting public cloud environments, specifically, Microsoft Azure.
  • Designing and implementing Cloud strategies and target and reference architecturesEstablishing CI / CD piplines using Azure DevOps, Jenkins, or a simliar toolImplementing API and micro service securityAzure Active Directory, identity management, RBAC, and OpenID connect and Oauth2Containerization solutions such as KubernetesAzure cloud network and application security management / governance tools, including subscription and account level policies

  • Experience with Infrastructure as code (IaC) and / or Terraform are an asset
  • A high degree of commitment and the willingness and ability to master the various tasks are essential
  • Thought leadership able to monitor market trends and to drive creative thinking on future technology capabilities which will help increase the business value of Munich Re.
  • Masters Degree in Business, Computer Science, or Engineering preferred.
  • IT security (e.g., CISSP) or Cloud Security-related certifications (e.g., vendor neutral (CCSK, Certified Cloud Professional / Architect, etc.
  • or Cloud vendor certification (Azure Professional / Architect, etc.) preferred

  • Willingness to travel internationally (New York, London, Munich) on occasion
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