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Beijing, BJ, CN

Analytics Solutions Engineer

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. 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 the Role

Are you looking for applying your technical skills with the goal of building new innovative capabilities for analytics and big data solutions? To extend the Analytics Services team we are seeking a motivated Software/Data Engineer, who will contribute to deliver innovative big data and analytics solutions to productive environments, working in tight cooperation with peers, internal experts, and business clients to support, organize and manage various activities within the team.

 

Key tasks:

  • Lead small sized projects and contribute to the end-to-end solution implementation
  • Design a solution architecture embedded in the wider enterprise context to meet the business needs
  • Proactively identify potentials for continuous improvement of existing solutions
  • Ensure timely customer communication and coordination of follow-up activities
  • Apply and implement Agile Scrum and DevOps best practices while driving the project forward
  • Build up sustainable relationships with key business and IT stakeholders in order to become a trusted partner in the field of information retrieval and big data/document analytics

 

About the Team

The Group Data Service (GDS) supports Swiss Re's business functions in generating insight from structured and unstructured data for their business and strategic initiatives (e.g., Big Data & Smart Analytics and growth programs). Being part of GDS unit, Analytics Services team builds and owns scalable platforms, end-to-end solution and services in the area of information retrieval, text mining, big data/document analytics, predicting analytics and natural language processing/understanding.

 

 About You

Essentials:

  • Bachelor's, Master's or PhD degree in computer science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of professional experience in software development in an enterprise environment
  • Strong technical skills on Java, Python, API and ideally Spark programming
  • Understand complex enterprise software landscape: distributed systems, big data and analytics platforms, security and high-traffic concepts
  • Experience in or willingness to learn leading small sized projects, including stakeholder management
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills

 

Behavioral Competences:

  • Team player with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • High degree of independence and proactive working style
  • Strong commitment to quality and timely delivery

 

Desired:

  • Understanding of (Re-) insurance and/or financial services information needs
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure/AWSAlibaba cloud or similar cloud providers
  • Experience in data science including machine learning and natural language processing/understanding


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Reference Code: 107918 

 


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