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Bratislava, SK

Senior Auditor IT


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 our 15,000 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

As an IT auditor you have the responsibility for driving and participating in a wide range of IT audit activities. You will be constantly challenged to learn new areas of Swiss Re, to assess the effectiveness of the relevant processes, and to come up with workable solutions to any problems you may identify.


For you, this role is a rare opportunity to deal with themes that have organizational impact at the most senior level, driving the risk culture of Swiss Re.


Within an agile audit team, your key tasks are to assess technology processes and controls in scope of an audit, and to provide professional reports and unique business insights to Senior Management and the Audit Committees. Further, you are expected to support the Audit Director in performing risk assessment and planning, managing administrative and reporting tasks, and to participate in GIA's initiatives and projects as appropriate.


Key success capabilities for this position are your relevant work experience, your ability to understand increasingly cloud based IT solutions, extract and analyze data to confirm that security controls are effective, and to communicate and report audit conclusions in a professional manner.

About the Team

Group Internal Audit provides internal audit services across the Swiss Re Group, the unit's vision is to advance Swiss Re's resilience through assurance that is responsive to risk, and providing the business with innovative insights to help improve and strengthen the control environment.

We are a leading and progressive audit function with strong data analytics capabilities and agile delivery of audits. We aspire to be critical thinkers who lead from every seat, challenge the status quo, and demonstrate that we understand and respond to risk.

You will be joining a well established and successful IT audit team which audits technology risks across the Group.

About You

Education and Experience


  • Security mindset, understanding of Information Security & Cyber risks and controls
  • Experience in managing or assessing Cloud services, in particular MS Azure
  • Proficient in scripting, e.g. PowerShell, SQL, Python
  • Data analytics skills and experience (data extraction, manipulation, analysis, testing of hypothesis)
  • 3 - 5 years of work experience in IT audit, information security, or in a controls oriented IT development/operations role
  • Good understanding of IT General Controls
  • University degree in related field (preferred)
  • CISA, CISSP, CIA or equivalent information security experience (preferred)

Personal skills

  • Critical thinker that sees the "big picture" (e.g. overall themes, trends, goals), generates creative ideas and solutions to problems and makes recommendations despite complexity, conflicting pressures and ambiguous circumstances.
  • Result oriented individual, able to plan well, willing to coach and work in the field and able to deliver results in time
  • Professional communicator, able to gain and maintain trust while delivering difficult messages
  • Structured analyst, capable to embrace and use data analytics to assess risks, scope audits and test controls
  • Team worker, able to listen to others but also influence
  • Fluency in English
  • Willingness to travel internationally (up to 40%)


Minimum base salary for this job from 2500 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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