15 days ago on elipslife.com

Head IT Infrastructure and Operations

Elips Life AG

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Head IT Infrastructure and Operations

International & dynamic B2B insurance environment

As an innovative life insurer for corporate customers, elipsLife offers life as well as health and accident insurance solutions in the B2B environment. As a subsidiary of Swiss Re we are active in various European core markets. As part of our distinct growth strategy, our office in Zurich is looking for a dynamic Head IT Infrastructure and Operations.

Your tasks

In this challenging role you and your talented team of 6 engineers (further grow expected) and administrators are responsible for the infrastructure and Operations throughout elipsLife. As the Head of Infrastructure and Operations you are part of the IT leadership team, reporting directly to the CIO.

You provide and run infrastructure services that are consistent with elipsLife requirements as well as ready for global expansion. You are in charge of the strategic technology initiatives to maintain and build the digital footprint for the company's infrastructure. Furthermore you ensure a comprehensive disaster recovery architecture and process / documentation that meets the compliance and regulatory requirements. You achieve operational excellence through your passionate leadership, your role model as well as with the measurable targets that you provide. Your tasks are rounded off by planning activities like the future skill requirements, continued costs, quality improvements and finally by the long term anticipation of technical models.

Your profile

We are looking for a highly motivated professional who is willing to go the extra mile. You hold a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent work experience. You have at least 10 years of leadership experience managing international IT Infrastructure and Operational teams. You have extensive knowledge of data center operations, telecommunications, network management, client/server computing, storage technologies and operations support. You have a deep understanding of the interdependence between infrastructure, information security and access technology for internal and external customers. Cloud computing, software defined networks or blockchain are technical subjects that are not new to you. You have strong leadership and communication skills and are experienced in leading cross functional project teams. We expect strong analytical and communication skills and a strategic mindset. You have strong interpersonal skills and are able to communicate fluently in German and English.

Your future

Take this interesting opportunity to play an active role in elipsLife´s phase of sustainable growth!

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