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Join Munich Re Global IT

We are offering opportunities for multiple highly skilled IT innovation drivers with exceptional technical skills as well as talents and experts shifting an already modern environment to a next level.

Munich Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, primary insurance and insurance-related risk solutions. The corporate group consists of the reinsurance and ERGO business segments, together with the capital investment company, MEAG. The Group operates in all lines of insurance. Ever since it was founded in 1880, Munich Re has been known for its unrivalled risk-related expertise and its particularly sound financial position. It also offers its clients financial protection when faced with extraordinarily high levels of damage – from the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco right through to the series of Atlantic hurricanes that occurred in 2017. Munich Re possesses outstanding innovative strength, which enables it to also provide cover for extraordinary risks such as rocket launches, renewable energies, cyber attacks or pandemics. The company is playing a key role in driving forward the digital transformation within its industry and in doing so is increasing its ability to assess risks and expanding upon the range of services that it offers. Its tailor-made solutions and close proximity to its clients make Munich Re one of the world’s most sought-after risk partners for the economy, institutions and private individuals.

We have a particular interest in adding the following skills and profiles to our organisation:

*sample job descriptions

The Business Analyst, supports business units all over the world (incl. related market monitoring) dedicated to a specific field (e.g. Cyber Insurance, Business Interruption, Nature Catastrophes). He/She is responsible for safeguarding quality, scoping, effort/cost estimation and identifies needed requirements. Furthermore he/she ensures business needs are understood and serviced with appropriate IT solutions.

The Application Developer, responsible for the development of state of the art applications and systems needed to ensure full functionality for all IT services. Furthermore he/she is responsible for testing and maintenance of business specific applications and the configuration and adjustment of our needed software.

The Infrastructure Engineer, in charge of the set-up, support and control of all operational and development related IT infrastructure topics. He/ She is first in line to insure IT Infrastructure and its components is set-up for smooth infrastructure operation and support project activities. 

The Project Manager, in charge of full project life cycles of complex large scale projects. He/She ensures quality, time and budget objectives are met within projects and ensures customer-oriented and profitable implementation, compliant to internal IT guidelines. 

The Enterprise Architect, responsible for creating, iterating and maintaining the global IT landscapes, in line with key principles, methods and models used to describe the technological future state. He/She takes care of the IT landscape lifecycle and supports the formation of constraints, standards and guiding principles necessary to define and govern the required evolution.

The Solution Architect, supports Design and Architecture of comprehensive IT solutions while ensuring consistency to requirements agreed with customers. He/She enables and guides the design and development of integrated solutions in complex projects while following standardized architecture principles. 

The Technical Architect, responsible for creating, iterating and maintaining the global Data landscapes. He/She ensures high quality technical system design which supports performance, at ideal operational cost under allowing operational flexibility and enabling future change. Furthermore he/she ensures security, integrity, safety and availability of all forms of data and data structures.

The IT Risk & Security Specialist, designs, monitors and validates implementation of industry leading IT security standards based on Munich Re’s risk appetite, in compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements. Monitor, assess and report on changes in the IT risk landscape and drive solutions for improved protection.

The Service Manager, provides an independent view on the performance of IT service delivery units. This includes monitoring of IT services, delivery and support processes, management of escalation as well as performance reporting for customers. IT Service Management also defines and implements ITIL- and operational processes, but also provides a SIAM tooling strategy as well as an integrated SIAM tool set.

At Munich Re the Global IT is striving to proactively reinvent itself to achieve excellence.
We are evolving towards a pronounced performance culture, combined with a healthy competitive spirit to measure against the best IT Shops in the world. Even more so, at Munich Re Global IT we managed to moved away from seeing IT as an internal service provider but rather as driver of change.

Participate in innovative projects where Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Security Solutions, Big Data & Data Analytics and some more promise to revolutionize a whole industry. Work in co-location and co-creation with our business experts in startup like environments.


Upscale the existing application and infrastructure landscape by using modern methodology (agile development models, DevOps,…), developing applications and services with Java, Python, .net or building infrastructures in public (and private) clouds and implement platforms accessible via API and Microservices.

Munich Re’s Tech Trend Radar:

Gain a first impression how we start our innovation agenda with research in tech trends revolutionizing the insurance industry:

The IT organisation is structured into seven towers

Munich Re IT has a global setup with management and staff spread across multiple locations. Global IT Hubs:
Munich – London – Singapore – Sydney – Toronto – US (Princeton, NYC, Hartford, Cincinnati)

Provides transparency and a single version of truth on all IT financial and performance measures. Owns overall IT strategy including strategy development, business strategy alignment and strategy implementation. Is the communication hub for all strategic IT content.

Defines and maintains a consistent, holistic and proactively managed IT architecture of Munich Re to enable new business models, cost efficient operations and sustainability of investments. Leverages from global IT architecture to drive speed / agility and reuse of patterns.

Delivers an independent and transparent view on the performance of IT business service delivery. This includes monitoring of services, delivery and support processes, escalation and task force handling and customer performance reporting.

Delivers stable operational services in a cost effective and adequate manner for applications and IT platforms including onsite IT and sourcing management. Clear focus on continuous service delivery optimization, standardization and automation.

Delivers business value through the management of traditional IT products including execution of change projects outside of the digital innovation (Business Technology) space. Owns the key relationships across business domains representing all IT service functions.

Delivers a positive ROI on Munich RE’s digitalization and digital innovation portfolio. This will be achieved through the management of the full innovation project lifecycle from ideation to commercialisation and operation for new revenue streams or the full project lifecycle including benefit realisation for digitisation of the existing business.

Defines, monitors and ensures implementation of global IT security standards based on Munich Re’s risk appetite. Monitors, assesses and reports on changes in the IT risk landscape.


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