Bratislava, SK

Senior Application Engineer (80-100%)

Imagine being part of dynamic distributed team of application engineers, where you will be able to design, implement and maintain applications of new features / components / interfaces / documentation of our platforms.


About the Role


Are you a sharp, bold and hardworking individual contributor wanting to play a key role in supporting the development of key financial applications? Are you looking for a superb role where you can demonstrate your skills, broaden your horizons, keep learning and bring in your innovative ideas? If yes, then join our team and be part of our journey in delivering a program that will significantly improve our Treasury and Financial Closing capabilities!

In this role you will:

  • Join a distributed team of application engineers focusing on Finance applications, helping to focus on continuous improvement and be a key person in demanding projects.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and maintenance of new features / interfaces of our platforms, ensuring the delivery of high-quality code focusing on simplicity, performance, maintainability and scalability
  • Take full life-cycle ownership of various applications and components
  • Help us appraise and then deliver new, innovative and creative ideas & technologies to evolve our platforms


About the Team


We are a dynamic international IT team providing change and support for a suite of applications serving SwissRe's Group Finance function. The diverse set of functions and applications, operating in a landscape that never stands still, ensures that no two days are the same and offers opportunities for the keen learner to absorb and get exposed to key financial processes used throughout the world. We value agility in our approaches, stability for our platforms and a passion to learn.

The team you will join is just starting its migration to the Microsoft Azure cloud. Azure DevOps will be used for issue tracking, source control and pipeline management. Team members will have the opportunity to work with platforms such as the Azure Spring Apps, Application Insights, Databricks and Azure Data Factory, Data Lake Storage, Azure SQL, PostgreSQL.


About You


You are results driven, comfortable meeting (sometime tight) deadlines and demonstrate a willingness to develop your skills and knowledge about the platforms on you will be working on, both the technical aspects and how they are used by our business partners. You are an inventive problem solver, yet knowing when to seek help when necessary. You enjoy working in an agile environment, have an accomplished delivery record, confident in technical conversations, are an effective communicator and fluent in English.

Finally, you possess a diverse range of skills and experience that you wish to enlarge and improve, including (but are not limited to) the following:



  • Proven professional work experience in development and support of software applications
  • Relational database experience (DML, DDL, modelling, tuning) - Azure SQL, PostgreSQL preferred
  • Experience in workflow orchestration and scheduling
  • Experience with XML scripting
  • Experience using Azure DevOps (or similar)
  • Understanding of the key ITIL processes of incident, problem and release management


  • Any experience in using and integrating cloud platforms will be a plus.
  • Working experience with a CI/CD setup
  • Experience with container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Prior working experience in Treasury / Finance


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 3 100 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.


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


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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 and their passion for sustainability.



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