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Armonk, NY, US New York, NY, US

Front End Developer


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re 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. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the team and the role


P&C Solutions is one of the three pillars within Swiss Re Reinsurance. The pillar aims to add value to clients’ original business by providing solutions and services across the value chain. The P&C Analytics Solutions team channels and develops solutions and services for our clients across the (re)-insurance value chain. Our clients' needs are at the heart of what we do, as we make sure that our solutions and services help our clients grow and make commercial sense. It is within the mandate of the team to be at the forefront of analytics understanding by driving the development of novel solutions through the combination of risk knowledge and data science capabilities.


We are seeking a motivated and client centric candidate in New York City / Armonk (NY) / Canada with a passion for analytics and technology to join our highly skilled team. You will work with colleagues from various countries across different locations who deliver our analytics offering to our clients.

esponsibilities & Key Tasks


  • Operate strategically and deliver tactical outcomes in complex projects. This person will have a broad understanding of multiple programming concepts, Agile methodology, and have proven him/herself leading development team in designing modern front ends in multiple complex IT projects within the SDLC.
  • Drive innovation, identify relevant industry/technology trends and thus ensure further development of Swiss Re's analytics capabilities and solutions offering to our clients.




Your skills profile

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in web industry with minimum 3 years in frontend web development
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / MIS or relevant work experience
  • Translation of business and UX requirements into high fidelity pixel-perfect interactive responsive and mobile friendly prototypes and web pages.
  • Should have worked on building responsive web design and development (HTML 5, CSS 3, Angular)
  • Excellent experience in Angular, jQuery, NodeJS, Grunt / GulP
  • Experience in creating JS widgets
  • Experience integrating code quality tools and testing tools like Karma, Jasmine etc.
  • Expertise in building and testing cross-browser web UIs.
  • Experience in using JavaScript widgets to build charts and graphs
  • Hand coding HTML, CSS and JavaScript based on web standards and best practices for scalability and accessibility
  • Optimizing client side performance, through CSS optimization techniques and lazy loading.
  • Experience of working on Azure cloud services, is a strong plus

Nice to have:

  • Understanding of CI-CD, automation.
  • Knowledge of Docker and Containerization.


Social skills & working style:


  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • Methodical and well-organised
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present ideas
  • You are ambitious and able to adapt according to deadline requirements
  • Open and curious, quick-minded, fast-learner, creative


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Keywords: Front-End Developer
Reference Code: 95785 



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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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