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Bratislava, SK

Database DevOps 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.





Our MS Data Services Team of Swiss Re is looking for an enthusiastic DevSecOps who is ready for an exciting career with us.

We do Infrastructure as Code, automation, and database management. We are striving to automate our operational activities using AI Ops. Our focus is on self-service multi cloud & self-healing infrastructure, but we also enjoy data engineering. We are a highly skilled team in Bratislava that solves infrastructure and data pipeline problems form around the globe.

Every team member participates in operational coverage for on-duty calls for high priority incidents that might be opened outside of business hours. This on-call support is rotated within the team for a week, once every two months.





Nobody is perfect and meets 100% of requirements. If you however meet some of the criteria below and are genuinely curious about the world of multi cloud and data pipelines, we will be happy to meet you.


To be successful in the role, you need to have these technical skills and knowledge:

  • Experience in distributed computing/SQL databases

  • Knowledge of interacting with API and CLI interfaces

  • Knowledge of programming languages Golang and/or Python

  • Passion for learning and innovating

If you also have the following experience and interests, it is a huge plus:

  • Background in software engineering or database design

  • Knowledge of and/or interest in micro service architecture

  • Knowledge of and/or interest in machine learning, statistical modelling, etc.

  • Experience in authoring and edit Tabular models and XMLA


If you join us, you will be able to participate in a variety of interesting initiatives.

For example, you will:

Build infrastructure and data pipelines that allow Swiss Re units to:

  • help improve the life of farmers in Brazil with image recognition based on satellite data.

  • build models to predict life expectancy or predict the CO2 footprint of companies.

  • support many other exciting projects in a collaborative environment with colleagues from Swiss Re's international offices.


You will work in a team building new cutting-edge solutions cloud infrastructure solutions, with 5 mentors to support your learning.

We are a diverse team and our passion to learn is what connects us. We are looking for a person who loves to learn and we will support you in this journey! We reserve time for studying and attending conferences, and we organize our own upskilling sessions as well. In addition to projects for our clients, we also work on innovation projects which allow us to learn new methodologies and gain fresh experience.




Swiss Re benefits include:

  • Hybrid working

  • Own the way you work

  • Pension Contributions

  • Life Insurance contributions

  • Other benefits can be listed by HR


Minimum base salary for this job from 2500 EUR gross/month/full time. *Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.





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.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities, and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when, and where to carry out your tasks.


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Thank you for taking your time to read our job advertisement. We look forward to receiving your application!

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