Bratislava, BL, SK


Senior IT Business Analyst 

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 seeking a senior IT business analyst who will extend the FDS Reporting team within the Finance IT Shared Components, Data & Reporting unit.

You will be responsible for requirements engineering, release coordination and testing of a reporting engine, reporting client application and related components of existing and new solution in close collaboration with associated business analysts and software engineers.

You will work closely with colleagues located in Bratislava, Zurich and Bari.


The opportunity

  • You will perform business analysis of new requirements for new implementations and change request for existing solutions
  • Solution definition and design based on business analysis
  • You will lead, coordinate and execute testing of the solution using automated testing suite
  • You will provide solution alternatives and proposals for production issues and challenges as they arise
  • You will be responsible for third level support upon request and agreement
  • You will collaborate with other teams in defining functionality, scope and time lines
  • You will ensure the reporting solutions get developed in an agile, flexible way, on time and in high quality and following internal standards
  • Key skills include the ability to bring ideas to concepts and being able to communicate effectively to all partners


About the Team
FDS reporting team is responsible for the RIC Reporting Center and FDS Extract services applications. Each application has several components which the team is taking care of. The major components of FDS Reporting Team consists of user interface for RIC Client, API for FDS Extract services and EVAL engine - backend for data processing. The team is taking care of the maintenance which includes change management, new functionalities and bug-fixing for all of the components.


About You

  • Ability to effectively apply business analyses techniques (i.e. document business requirements, use case diagrams, data modelling )
  • 3+ years of experience with Business Analyses
  • Knowledge of SQL, XML, Jira, Bamboo is a plus
  • High level of abstraction, fast understanding and conceptual thinking
  • Curiosity and willingness to constantly learn and improve
  • Ability to structure and drive topics
  • Interest in new approaches in reporting and data mining
  • Ability to understand complex IT and business solutions; to build up knowledge & expertise in the financial reinsurance processes and related areas:
    • Finance and closing processes
    • Actuarial processes
    • Finance IT applied methods and concepts
    • Reinsurance in general
  • You are familiar with Agile development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Communication skills – fluent in English


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 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 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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