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Bratislava, SK

Senior Back-end Software Engineer (Bratislava or remote within Slovakia)

About iptiQ
iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group, one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance and insurance. iptiQ is transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine, which incorporates the latest technology.


About the Role

We’re looking for a determined backend engineer to help shape our digital solutions and change the way insurance is bought online. No more insurance talk that only a lawyer understands, we’re here to make a difference.


You would be designing and implementing new features and/or components within our platform and develop prototypes quickly to allow an iterative approach. At the same time delivering high-quality code, focusing on simplicity, performance, maintainability and scalability.


You have end-to-end responsibility on the applications implemented, including monitoring, identifying issues or bottlenecks and delivering improvements of the platform. Last but not least optimize applications and components to improve speed and efficiency, ease of development of new features and the ability to scale business processes.


This is what we will look for:

  • Working experience as a Java backend developer
  • Master’s or PhD degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent working experience
  • Solid experience with applying domain driven design to high-traffic, service oriented and API-first architectures
  • Experience in the following languages and frameworks:
    • Mandatory: Java, Spring, Git
    • Desirable: Kafka, Docker, AWS
    • Optional: MongoDB, Maven, Gitlab
  • Your code is easy to read, test and re-use and you constantly improve quality over time
  • Team mate, fast, self-learning individual with passion for code craftsmanship
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently


What we offer
We're a scale-up embedded within an organization known for its high-caliber talent and excellent benefits. So, you get the best of both worlds - a fast paced, ambitious environment with a genuine work-life balance and more.  


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


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 3000 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.


At Swiss Re we own the way we work (OTWYW) giving you the possibility to work from our modern offices on some days and from home on others, based on your personal preferences. You have greater choice and flexibility to select when and where your working day begins and ends. This position could be performed from our modern Bratislava office , or could be remote from within Slovakia, where you'll work fully from home. 


Join us on our mission to transform insurance and deepen your skills! Apply now and we will get in touch to learn more about you. 


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 provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.


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