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Senior IT Application Manager

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Contact:

    James Stares

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  • Job ref:

    JN -102021-89644_1633612017

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Do you want to work for an innovative life insurance company in Zurich?

Do you want to join a highly skilled customer facing and corporate service squad?

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or equivalent/higher degree
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in development and/or application manager role
  • Experience with vendor management, in particular setting and managing delivery expectations, plans, testing etc.
  • Experience as (part time) Scrum Master
  • Proven experience in Agile principles and way of work, coding standards and industry best practices, PowerShell
  • Proven experience in working with Azure Platform, DevOps (preferably Azure DevOps), .NET development (preferably C#), SQL (preferably T-SQL), REST API and Web Applications
  • Excellent English (min. C1) and good German (B1) language skills
  • Strong analytical capabilities, solution-oriented, customer-focused, confident, self-organised
  • Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders are a must
  • Strong interest to help the team to adopt a culture of continuous improvement and self-management


  • Application Ownership for various customer-facing and/or corporate applications
  • Ensure correct functioning, availability and performance of business applications including Incident and Problem Management
  • Support sustainable implementation of functional and non-functional requirements including Test, Defect and Change Management
  • Coordinate and facilitate external developers
  • Ensure adequate and well-structured documentation
  • Support the team in adopting agile best practices, implementing agile ceremonies and a high degree of self-organization
  • Tracking and managing impediments, keeping KANBAN board updated

For a company who:

  • Is an innovative insurance solutions company operating in the life and health sector
  • An international company who does business in European markets
  • Offers an exciting and challenging job within a highly motivated team
  • Has attractive employment conditions and flexible working hours

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior IT Application Manager in Zurich - I am urgently looking for candidates, get in touch as CV's will be immediately reviewed!

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.