Bratislava, BL, SK


Senior Java Engineer 

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

We are looking for an experienced Java developer with tilt to DevOps field to improve our ability to deliver reliable, cost-effective and modern solutions.

As a Java developer you'll be helping us to adopt a modern software delivery culture and to adjust to new technologies using private and public cloud services. In this role you bring in your ideas on how our processes can be improved and you will explore technology that can help us to become better.

You will become our specialist for Java development and setting up and operating our DevOps pipelines, building up knowledge within our teams and foster our DevOps culture.

Tasks of this role comprise:

  • You work with the teams on crafting and designing products with excellent operational principles and cost-effectiveness
  • You will automate everything: From infrastructure provisioning to deployment of databases - from backend services to user interfaces or to software testing on all levels
  • You practice and can convince others about the importance of maintainability. You enjoy keeping your code and designs simple, clean, readable and testable
  • You will work as part of multi-functional teams and find creative and pragmatic ways to improve the delivery of our IT products


About the team

Our team provides IT services to our internal customers within Swiss Re. The RM IT Solution Development & Quality Assurance team consists of software testers, application and information engineers. We work in multi-functional, agile teams on delivering IT solutions in close collaboration with end-users.


About you

Are you passionate about DevOps and automation? Do you have advanced hands-on experience with setting up and operating of continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines?

Your skills:

  • You like to bring your experience with agile development, Java, DevOps and infrastructure automation to the team and solve technical problems
  • 4+ years hand-on experience in software engineering
  • You have experience with pipeline CI systems like Bamboo, Jenkins or Azure DevOps
  • Strong coding skills in one or more of the following programming languages: Java, C#, Python, Perl, SQL and others
  • You have good knowledge of modern software engineering principles and techniques such as: continuous deployment, code reviews, test automation, etc.
  • Your can easily get in contact with other people, discuss ideas and collaborate on new solutions

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.


Minimum base salary for this job from 1200 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.

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