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Location: 

Bangalore, KA, IN

Data Engineer (PySpark Expert)

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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.

 

 

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 innovative 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:

Swiss Re Institute (SRI) is an important differentiating component of Swiss Re's strategy. SRI uses R&D to ensure our capabilities remain cutting edge, maintain underwriting excellence and incubate new business models, product and services. We create and deliver ground-breaking R&D and robust technological capabilities to generate data-driven insights on existing and new risk pools, and the economic context within which we operate.
While most of your peers and key partners are based in Zurich, the team is composed of an international workforce based in different locations, from USA to Bangalore, and serving a global customer basis.

 

About the Role:

You will work in a multi-functional environment with projects spanning the entire breadth of Swiss Re's business, from Life and Health to Natural Catastrophes. As a Data Engineer in SRI you will be part of a team working on the delivery of complex data assets that underpin the research and underwriting excellence of Swiss Re.

 

Key responsibilities
• Design and implement data pipelines in collaboration with our data users and other engineering teams
• Ensure reliability, data quality and optimal performance of our data assets
• Transpose complex business and analytics requirements into high-quality data assets
• Deliver high-quality code, focusing on simplicity, performance and maintainability
• Where applicable re-design and implement existing data pipelines to leverage the newest technologies and best practices
• Work with solution engineers, data scientists and product owners to deliver end to end products
• Support our partners with proof-of-concept initiatives and data related technical questions

 

About You:

 

• Overall 7+ years of experience with Software/data engineering skills and proficiency in at least one programming language, Python preferred
• Familiarity with system design, data structures, algorithms, storage systems, and cloud infrastructure
• In depth knowledge of distributed computing frameworks, PySpark experience preferred
• Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases as well as unstructured data
• Strong understanding of data modelling and data architecture concepts
• Experience with CI/CD processes as well as data testing and monitoring
• Working knowledge of advanced analytics (i.e. Machine Learning, Statistics) is a plus
• Experience working on Palantir Foundry is an advantage
• Experience with data visualization and TypeScript knowledge is a plus
• Ability to work effectively in teams with both technical and non-technical individuals
• Ability to communicate complex technical concepts and results in a clear and detailed manner to non-technical audiences
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proficient in English, other languages are a plus
• Experience in insurance/reinsurance or financial industry is a plus


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