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Bratislava, SK

Information 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


Our team has a technology stack that can be described as full stack development as we use everything from Relational Databases, Application Servers to Frontend and are also heavy users of integration tools. Are you a specialist or a generalist? We would love to meet you and discuss with you how we can be your team for your further development of your career and how can you help us advance our products and the team!

We are solving hard data integration challenges within Swiss Re's very large IT systems landscape by building solutions with modern data platforms technology Azure cloud, Palantir Foundry, Exadata, Informatica. You'll be exposed to groundbreaking IT solutions that are available only in few companies.

We use an agile development approach and you will work with a team of great colleagues that are both excited to work with you and bring their own strengths to the mix.

As the information engineer, you will strengthen the Data Platform Architecture and Engineering team. This team is responsible for development and maintenance of the technical aspects of the Group wide Data Warehouse and building on the future of the Group wide data integration capabilities.


In this role, some of your main tasks will include:

  • Technical design, implementation and maintenance of database centric applications
  • SQL, PL/SQL and Java development
  • Performance analysis and tuning
  • Improvement of data flows and automation of interfaces, based on existing architecture
  • Assurance of data quality and performing of reconciliations
  • Gather and analyse information requirements, understanding the business issues and challenges of our clients,
  • Elaborate and present exploitation processes (e.g. high level concepts and detail specification documents),
  • Continuous improvement of software, data and process quality
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as required from time to time

About You


Nobody is perfect and meets 100% of requirements. If you however meet some of the criteria below, we will be happy to meet you.


Required to succeed in this role:

  • Min. 3-5 years experience in Data centric Java development skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good level of communication
  • Ability to be independent, adaptable and open to new tasks, as well as willingness to learn.


Optional criteria which will be an advantage for you:

  • Python, Pyspark or other distributed computing technologies are an advantage
  • Experience with JavaScript development would be a plus
  • Experience with Oracle 11g/12c database development (Data modelling, Database design, SQL, PL/SQL, performance tuning) would also be an asset
  • Knowledge of ETL tools (i.e. PowerCenter) and Data modelling tools (i.e. Power Designer) is an advantage
  • Good command of English, knowledge of German is an asset
  • Independent and adaptable in character and work
  • Flexible and open for new tasks, willing to learn permanently



This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.

What we offer

The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2 000 EUR 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, such as:

  • Attractive annual bonus
  • Additional days of vacations
  • Company stock options
  • Space for professional growth incl. e.g. leadership and language trainings
  • Flexible working hours - you own the way you work - and home office
  • Fully paid lunch allowance
  • Sick leave compensation
  • Employee pension contribution
  • Medical service contribution
  • and many more!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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