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Location: 

Bratislava, SK

 

Senior Application Engineer (SQL, SAP S/HANA ) 


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 role

Are you seeking for an opportunity that fosters your creative thinking skills and gives you the chance to work with latest SAP technologies? Are you eager to learn new things? Then you are exactly the person we are looking for.

 

Your main duties in this role will be

  • Define and build advanced custom reports based on SAP S/4HANA
  • Collaborate with finance team members to define reporting requirements
  • Design and implement reporting solutions in SAP Design Studio, Analysis for Office, and SAP Analytics Cloud with underlaying VDM based on CDS Views
  • Work with business team members, product owners, and other team members to define business requirements, functional specifications, use-cases, and test plans
  • Translate business requirements into solution design and patterns, which enables quality, re-usability, scalability, availability and maintainability in accordance with the overall business objective and IT standards
  • Ensure best practice methods and analysis tools are utilized and reports are well documented, including training and support documentation
  • Develop and execute test cases and create functional documentation
  • Support the full application life cycle including incidents and change requests
  • Contribute to the improvement and optimization of reporting development processes to ensure a stable and high-quality development life cycle

 

About the team

The team is a part of Finance IT with focus on Cost Transparency custom reporting solution. We are responsible for the reporting solution based on SAP S/4HANA system, which is built on VDM in ABAP CDS Views. Team consists of several IT developers and analysts based mostly in Bratislava, however we have close interaction with colleagues based in Zurich and Bangalore. Team aims to provide advanced analytical reports as well as standard ones with providing excellent customer experience.

 

About you

  • University degree in engineering or adequate working experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Deep understanding of and experience with SQL scripting
  • Experience with SAP technologies such as SAP S/4HANA, Analysis for Office, SAP Analytics Cloud, Fiori, SAP Design Studio is a plus
  • Experience with other reporting and visual solutions (MSBI, WebI, Power BI, Tableau) is a plus
  • ABAP CDS, Embedded BW, HANA native (graphical or scripted), NetWeaver ABAP is a plus
  • Proven track record working as a reporting business analyst, skills in defining and delivering pragmatic reporting solutions as part of large, complex, multi-geography, multi-year transformation
  • 3+ years of working experience
  • Sound understanding of reporting processes and best-practice industry standards
  • Basic working knowledge of ABAP CDS views to analyse problems and design new solutions is a plus
  • Familiar with Agile/Scrum methodologies and delivery
  • Ability to translate data into meaningful financial insights and analysis
  • Solid communication skills, ability to interact with all levels within organization
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Good understanding of and experience with the application lifecycle process, including planning, design, implementing, testing and releasing new versions
  • Knowledge of and experience with application testing which includes a solid grasp of unit, integration, regression, and performance testing
  • Experience with incident and change management processes
  • Self-starter willing to develop new ideas
  • Team player, committed to meeting the common goals and able to excel in virtual teams
  • Able to deal with ambiguity and influence positive outcomes
  • Pro-active, forward looking mind set and exceptional delivery focus
  • Fluency in English is a must

 

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 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.