Bratislava, SK


Junior Java Developer 

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 Team

Our team is responsible for own developed applications used across Group Finance department mainly supporting closing process. Next year our unit will start transformation initiative to migrate current application landscape to cloud. Members of our unit are located in Zurich and Bratislava and we work together in an agile setup.


We are seeking for Junior Java Developer who will join team of developers and analysts working for Group Finance IT Unit. This position is ideal for students or fresh graduates.


About The Role

  • You will learn how to prepare technical design of the solution in a close cooperation with each other and the business/IT project lead.
  • You will participate on process of the component's delivery in good quality and on time according to company standards. Testing is essential part of our daily work.
  • You will collaborate with various teams in an international and multicultural setup to ensure solutions properly meet business requirements and expectations.
  • You will experience all phases of software engineering, we're providing technical expertise and make use of our extensive experience to build applications.
  • You will learn how to write good documentation of the technical solution, the data model and the implementation.
  • You will work in close cooperation within the project and department across different locations.


About You

  • Curiosity and willingness to constantly learn and improve.
  • High level of abstraction, fast understanding and conceptual thinking.
  • Knowledge and some experience in object-oriented software development (e.g. Java, J2EE, Kotlin, Python) is a plus.
  • Knowledge and some experience with databases is a plus.
  • Knowledge and some experience with source control tools (SVN, GIT) and are familiar with continuous integration and continuous delivery tools is a plus.
  • You've heard about automated testing and you're comfortable working in a test driven environment.
  • You are ready to work with Agile development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban).
  • You have good level of communication and commitment to work in a decentralized team.
  • You are flexible and open for new tasks with mindset for continuous learning.
  • You are fluent in English.



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, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Minimum base salary for this job from 1200 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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