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IT Architect for Tryg's Java Platform team

It is exciting times in Tryg! We are transforming the way we do our business and looking for an experienced and dedicated hands-on Architect in our Java Platform team.


Would you like to help ensure a solid and modern technical foundation for Tryg, supporting a journey aimed at placing Tryg as the best insurance company in the world?



About us | Experience a culture of trust, cooperation, and co-development


As an IT professional working at Tryg, every day is your chance to make an impact and help shape the future IT setup of a leading Nordic insurance company. We’re looking to take every aspect of our IT setup and solutions to the next level, so all your ideas, ambition, input and experience are welcome and valuable. From agile workflows to best practices in development and choosing which new emerging technologies to bank on, your word matters here. Working on specialised projects in highly focused project teams, you’ll be on a steep learning curve in an international working culture with a distinct start-up flavour, but with all the advantages of a big organisation.



About the role | Take ownership and set direction


The Java Platform team consist of 8 members today and have personnel in Norway, Denmark, Riga and India. We have implemented a DevOps CI/CD on the Java Platform, and we aim at a highly automated pipeline to meet the requirements for frequent deployments and release on demand. One of our main purposes is to optimize and stabilize the platform in order to improve application performance in Tryg’s overall solutions, and deliver working software at a reliable and sustainable pace.


With application knowledge and deep technical competence, the team will assist the application teams in problem solving and improve the stability and performance of the applications. We help implementing changes to enhance the possibility for continuous deployment and release on demand by adapting and improving the usage of DevOps tools, and suggest and implement changes to application architecture if applicable. We also do deployments to Demo and Production environments in addition to incident handling and housekeeping activities. The team will have an exploratory approach to find improvements and enhancements, like our current move to Kubernetes as part of the platform.


As a hands-on Architect, you will be part of setting the direction, sharing best practices and development, and coach the application teams in use of the Java Platform. You will be working with modern tools and methods to maximize developers’ productivity, applications quality, and data security. We aim at a hybrid cloud solution with a multi cloud strategy. The plan is to move from Docker to a Kubernetes implementation to take advantage of inbuilt functionality for dynamic resource usage, blue/green deployment and more.



About you


The most important is that you have a track-record in defining and building foundation in an agile set up. You possess a profound knowledge of DevOps principles and security concepts implementation in a complex organizational set-up.


You have experience with software development lifecycle management and CI/CD pipelines. You bring hands-on experience with creating application designs as well as Java programming and can therefore coach and find pragmatic solutions together with the teams. You can expect, that part of your job to be a hands-on implementation.


You have an interest in understanding the business needs and can communicate how the technical enablers of your roadmap empower their business features. You can set the direction and create sustainable solutions, and you appreciate the importance of a team-oriented and dialogue-based approach.


Tryg has teams in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Latvia and India, so a natural curiosity and understanding for cultural differences is expected to succeed in the role. You communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing. Good level of either Danish or Norwegian is a plus.



We look forward to hearing from you!


You will be part of team of top professionals who implement Tryg’s strategic ambitions based on a highly amplified Java architecture. You will get a large personal responsibility and wide opportunities for learning and growing your knowledge.  


Send your application as soon as possible as we will be conducting interviews continuously and close the process when we have found the right candidate.


If you have any questions regarding the role, you are welcome to contact Yngve Lohne at or +47 97952630.


Location: Ballerup (Denmark)


Job Requisition ID:  24028

We encourage everyone regardless of gender, age, background, disability or origin to apply for the position. We are proud to have high employee satisfaction, strong professionalism and equal opportunities to develop your career in the Tryg Group. Tryg is in the process of acquiring the ownership of Trygg-Hansa in Sweden and Codan in Norway. When the transaction is completed, we will be the largest non-life insurance company in Scandinavia. Every day we strive – each in our own way – to create peace of mind and affect the lives of most Scandinavians. Read more at