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Bratislava, SK


Analytics Software Engineer 

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

Since our international Digital and Smart Analytics team in Bratislava is growing, we are looking for a new Analytics Software Engineer to join us. You will have a great opportunity to be part of the following activities: 


  • Work on various projects in the text-mining and machine learning space and develop stable applications with your state-of-the-art knowledge on software engineering
  • Design and implement new features and components within our analytics platform and develop prototypes quickly to enable an iterative approach
  • Deliver high-quality code, focusing on simplicity, performance, maintainability and scalability
  • You will collaborate with Data Scientists and Software Engineers to develop robust software products - which are used both internally and externally
  • You will work with various engineering and operations teams - but you will have a clear idea on how to bring machine learning algorithms into production


About the Team

The Digital & Smart Analytics Services unit supports Swiss Re's business functions in developing state-of-the-art technology solutions using advanced analytics techniques applied to both structured and unstructured data for their business and strategic initiatives (e.g. Product Development). We are a global team of highly skilled engineers and scientists specialised in data & text mining.


About You

Are you the one we are looking for?


  • You have a higher education degree (B.Sc. or higher) in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong software development skills, i.e. 4+ years hands-on experience as a full-stack developer
  • Proficiency in Java, Python, Javascript and possess experience in data/text processing
  • Good analytical and conceptual skills to understand complex technology stacks and their dependencies
  • Experience with micro services based architectures and methodologies around designing, scaling and monitoring concurrent systems (using RESTful APIs)
  • Good knowledge of data science methods and algorithms
  • You are familiar with Agile development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, DevOps, Kanban)
  • Very good verbal and written skills in English are a must


Nice to have

  • Understanding of (Re-) insurance and/or financial services information needs
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure cloud or similar cloud providers
  • Knowledge of container technologies, such as Docker, Kubernetes and orchestration tools, Puppet, Ansible
  • Experience in machine learning and productive usage of machine learning models


Behavioural Competences

  • You are a great teammate with a ‘can do’ attitude, at ease with working in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment.
  • You are forward-thinking, ambitious, want to bring in your own ideas and use your creativity and motivation to push product development further. You are curious, a self-learner and have great interest in learning new things.
  • As a matter of trust, we give you a high degree of flexibility which matches your independent working style. Also, you are able to work on multiple colliding priorities - still keeping your strong dedication to quality and timely customer service. You carefully evaluate design trade-offs and strive for simple, elegant and reusable solutions.


Join us!

If you think that you can bring the right knowledge, experience and personality for this job opportunity, you might be a perfect fit to our team and we would love to hear from you!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.


Minimum base salary for this job is from 1700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*


*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.


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