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Bratislava, SK

Senior Data 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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge 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 Role


The position holder will focus on developing and supporting the asset management data warehouse operation that is the backbone of AM's analytics & reporting, as well as involvement into the project work to re-engineer it into the public cloud.



  • Development and operation of asset management DWH.

  • Independently analyse business requirements and design solutions to improve the business processes and operational procedures.

  • Full development lifecycle activities: development, deployment, maintenance of various environments or fixing defects, with a flair for constant improvement and DevOps

  • Involvement in and/or leading the full delivery cycle

  • Ensure smooth operation and system stability, provide 3rd level support of the asset management DWH.

  • Provide support and mentoring in technical topics to junior colleagues

  • Creation of accurate and relevant documentation.

  • Support AM's project aiming at the migration of asset management DWH to cloud.


About You


  • 5+ years of working experience in data warehouse development

  • Practical work experience in financial markets and products

  • Practical work experience with RDMS database such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL

  • High level of knowledge of data engineering including skills with SQL, Docker Kubernetes, Kafka, or Spark preferred

  • Ability to quickly learn, understand and work with new and emerging technologies in the data & analytics space, as well as development methodologies

  • Knowledge of public cloud, Azure preferred

  • Experience with DB performance tuning using explain plan, indexing and hints.

  • Designing and executing test plans and performing gap analysis to ensure that business requirements and functional specifications are tested and fulfilled

  • Proficiency in data modelling, data architecture and data driven storytelling

  • Strong communication and good command of English (both verbal and written),

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to present proposals and outcomes of work to senior stakeholders

  • Experience within an Agile/Scrum development methodology

  • Ability to work independently and under pressure

  • Ability to work with global team

  • Flexible and open to new ideas


Key competencies:



The ability to collaborate with others and contribute as part of a high performance team, as opposed to working independently or competitively, in order to achieve a common goal.



Solves business problems using own initiative, within parameters of own role.



Ability to adapt to changes in objectives and priorities proactively in response to changing business needs.



The ability to think and act ahead, spotting problems or opportunities before they arise, in terms of delivery of tasks/projects and resource conflicts. Willing to initiate opportunities for improvement.


Minimum base salary for this job from 2700 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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