Adliswil, ZH, CH


Financial Risk Management IT Risk Systems BA Developer 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.



About the Role

You will collaborate with the business to implement new analytical capabilities in the IT systems. A key requirement is to produce and maintain good documentation to capture requirements, report progress, and provide explanations of how the systems work. You will communicate findings to both business and IT stakeholders and colleagues and, where appropriate, present completed staff work to senior management. You will help to train and develop other team members. You will document processes done for release and deployments so that this work can be repeated by others in the team. With the developer part of this role, you will be exposed to several technologies for developing systems and you will generally work with an agile methodology.



About the Team

This is a role in Risk Management IT, which is a partner function for the Group Risk Management business area. The systems and expertise provided by the Financial Risk Management IT (FRM IT) function enables Group Risk Management business to have oversight and control of the firm's risks and allows it to support the risk taking activities of various other business functions. Working in the Risk Systems team, you will understand risk aggregation and attribution techniques in addition to their calculations. This roles spans both internally developed and vendor purchased Risk Systems and will include analysing ways of bring these systems closer together.



About You (key skills, knowledge, qualifications and experience):

  • Strong academic qualification, preferably to degree level, in an IT, numerical or scientific discipline.
  • Understanding of data warehousing and data science or business intelligence techniques.
  • Specific expertise in the following:

    - Tabular modelling and DAX programming (good understanding and able to write queries)

    - Exposure to web based technologies, HTML/JavaScript, D3

    - Knowledge of MSBI PowerBI, Tableau or both

    - Data integration and transformation using SQL

  • You will have a background of working with financial valuation systems and a good understanding of IT implementation of financial models.
  • Experience of business analysis and requirements engineering (2 years or more).
  • Experience of working in a financial company that deals with investments (e.g. banking or insurance), preferably with some exposure to financial risk management.

Reference Code: 81786 


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