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Bratislava, SK

Senior Data Engineer

About iptiQ


iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. iptiQ embraces 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.





About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to extend our data platform and build data pipelines. The role includes the following responsibilities:

•    Design, evolve and maintain our data platform
•    Create, develop and own data pipelines to move data across multiple systems
•    Lead all aspects of the data acquisition, ingestion and staging
•    Partner with analysts, engineers and data scientists to help provide them their data needs
•    Automate data processes and improve overall code base
•    Contribute to data architecture design and define priorities for the data engineering team
•    Ensure a strong focus on data quality, data governance and data management best practices
•    Build close relationship with SwissRe Group IT and Data services


About the Team

You will join our dynamic and cross-functional Data & Analytics team located between Bratislava and Zurich. We cover both the technical and business aspects of data processing across the entire insurance value chain, from partner onboarding to data insight delivery. We are developing a new data lake/database application from scratch using cutting edge technology.


About You

•    University degree in IT, Engineering or equivalent experience
•    Several years of practical experience with data or software engineering
•    Experience in cloud computing (AWS preferred)
•    ETL design and implementation experience with cloud-based or traditional tools Data Mart implementation, Data Quality, Data Profiling, SCD types
•    Strong coding experience in SQL and Python
•    Strong analytical skills, ability to analyse large sets of data
•    Commitment to data quality, attention to detail and solution oriented
•    Knowledge of data streaming and real-time technologies (Kafka, Kinesis) is a plus
•    Data architect experience, ideally focused on Data Modelling (Conceptual, Logical, Physical)
•    Project management skills are a plus
•    Can-do attitude and willingness to learn
•    English language proficiency

Minimum base salary for this job from 2000 EUR gross/month/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. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.


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.

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