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Bratislava, SK

Frontend Engineer React


About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

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


Who are we looking for


We are looking for a Software Engineer in ReactJS who willplay a pivotal role in the IT Partner onboarding growth of iptiQ, a risk-tech startup business unit of Swiss Re. We promise you the freedom and space you need to be creative, show off your skills, and grow your expertise. This is an outstanding chance to become part of our growing team and apply React at its best to build big, fast web applications.


About the Role


You build the frontend and backend for frontend part of the journeys for our clients as part of a team of software and test engineers, business analysts, and an onboarding manager. With each project, you contribute to building up our functional component library, engage in the solution design and enforce a robust code review/testing strategy, continually improving the software delivery lifecycle. We are embracing new technologies in a quickly growing young domain - with passion for crafting re-usable React components, you will help build up and use iptiQ's component library for our client frontend implementations.

Technologies like ReactJS, Redux, JSS, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, GraphQL and BFF are your daily companions. You build robust solution design for scalable web applications, owning the code-base and following the best coding practices. You actively engage in driving application quality along with our test automation engineers, continuously building, inspecting and shaping the product throughout the entire process. You polish your mentoring skills by supporting more junior software engineers and sharing your knowhow. Last but not least - you don't miss an opportunity to continuously sharpen your coding practices!



About the Team


We are like-minded enthusiasts from all over the world who are obsessed about delivering high-quality projects. We work in English within dedicated teams in Bratislava, together with colleagues across Europe (Zurich, London, Munich, etc).


About You


Required skills

  • Sophisticated knowledge and 2+ years practical experience in ReactJS and Javascript front-end frameworks, ideally with focus on re-usable component build.

  • Good sense of styling principles and experience with either SCSS, JSS, HTML or styled components.

  • Addict of high coding standards, comfortable with using unit testing frameworks (React Testing Library, Enzym & Jest).

  • General familiarity with microservice architecture, solution design, and overall development process.

  • Proficient English skills both spoken and written.


Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with GraphQL.

  • Understanding of all application tiers - user interface, client / server integrations, also experience with GitLab, CI/CD pipeline using technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Experience with authentication principles such as OAuth2.

  • Experience with test-driven-development (TDD).


Join us


Are you ready to play a meaningful role in a cloud-based setup and own the way you work? This is your opportunity to demonstrate and enhance your outstanding strengths, talents and skills. Software engineers at iptiQ have several career opportunities - taking over a tech lead role or acquiring expertise in test automation. We’ll give you the tools, trainings and freedom to design your own career path. Apply now - we will closely review your application and see if you're the right fit for us. If so, we will get in touch to learn more about you.


Minimum base salary for this job 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. 


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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