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(Senior) DevOps Engineer (m/w/d) 80-100%



A great customer experience starts with getting the basics right: enabling developers to effectively manage applications and infrastructure. Our team of software, security, DevOps and integration engineers is building the future of engineering platforms at Zurich which are consumed by teams across the organization. Together we enable other developer teams by providing self-service platforms to use Microservices, APIs, Observability, Security, Event Streaming, and other components. 


Join our team of highly motivated individuals and help us to get to the next level of maturity in our DevOps setup. Together we are focused on building services for other engineers the way we would love to use them ourselves. We love open source, developing on the cloud, and following GitOps principles. We live continuous improvement and a respectful feedback culture; we like to set aspirational goals and then achieve them.



What you will do


  • Service our team as the DevOps lead and support us in an effective iterative development of our engineering platforms 
  • Design, implement, standardize, automate, and maintain reusable components that are used across our platforms 
  • Evaluate and introduce future-proof technologies, architecture, and approaches to improve our DevOps setup 
  • Be the sparring partner for other teams and consult them on the best practices  
  • Engage and challenge our central cloud management team to ensure a better service for our team 
  • Show a bias for implementation over presentation and strategic over tactical solutions 
  • Listen to your teams' needs and ensure a continuous service improvement  
  • Share your expertise and actively listen to our customers to improve based on their feedback 
  • Be (or become) our Azure expert and support with the Azure/AWS multi-cloud setup of our services 



What you bring


  • A team player who puts the team goals first  
  • Passionate about technology, solution-oriented, and thrive on solving complex problems 
  • Experienced with development and management of cloud infrastructure and applications 
  • Proficient with CI/CD, IaC and automation tools (e.g. Terraform, Helm, Azure DevOps, GitHub, Unix Shell, Azure CLI, AWS CLI, PowerShell) 
  • Experienced with container management solutions (e.g. Kubernetes/AKS, Rancher, Istio, Docker) 
  • Ideally from a software engineering background (e.g. Java, Python, Go, C#)  
  • Ideally experienced with networking, security, automation, Unix and data technologies 
  • Ideally have experience with system integration 
  • Fluent in English



Your contact


Talent Acquisition Consultant: Justine Faust (



Additional Information


Full time and par time: 80-100%

Work location: Zurich, Oerlikon

Hybrid work: up to 0-70% possible


We look forward to receiving your online application - even without a cover letter.

You are welcome to convince us of your motivation in a personal meeting.



Who we are


Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services.  Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.


At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc.  Our talent acquisition and hiring processes respect this commitment daily. Join Zurich and be part of this culture.



Information for recruitment agencies


Zurich accepts no applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents neither via our employees nor through our online career portal. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.

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