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Bratislava, SK


Senior IT Business Analyst 

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 and Team


You will join the unit responsible for running group submission and reporting on IT side. Our team consists of business analysts and application engineers located in Bratislava and Zurich.


You will conduct business analysis and support operations within the field of financial closing for the Swiss Re Group. The focus will be on the requirements gathering, analysis, design, testing and rollout of new or enhanced functionalities. You will be involved in all steps of the software development process and individually work on assigned tasks in close cooperation with your peers. You will also support regular change management process and configure systems accordingly as well as provide support and on call duties for end users during closing periods.


Finally, you will also contribute to a major transformation project whose goal is to migrate the existing application landscape to a cloud native solution.


Your job will include:

  • Business support and production control
  • Maintain and perform user support
  • Monitor systems and conduct performance improvements
  • Error handling which includes analysis, solution proposals and correction processes
  • Ensure systems are available during the quarterly closings
  • Communicate with an international user community and decision makers


Business analysis of new requirements for new IT implementations and change request for existing IT-solutions:

  • Gather and analyse the requirements for the new solution in close cooperation with business experts and application engineers
  • Translate requirements into system specifications, covering all aspects of the new solution (functional/non-functional requirements, process and/or data models, …)
  • Work closely with the application engineers in the implementation phase and ensure correct understanding and implementation of business requirements
  • Perform and document system tests
  • Document the solution, both for internal and external use (user manual)
  • Independently manage assigned sub-projects in the above-mentioned fields
  • Perform system testing in regular UAT cycles


About You


  • University degree in business administration with specialization in information technology or equivalent.
  • Experience in business analysis is a must.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid understanding of data structures and their relationships.
  • Proficient command of English. Knowledge of German is a plus.
  • Flexible and open for new tasks, willing to learn continuously.
  • Excellent team player having a proactive approach and a 'can do' attitude.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office.
  • Knowledge of SQL is a very strong asset.
  • Knowledge of Python or VBA or R is a strong asset.
  • Knowledge of business intelligence applications (Tableau, QlikView, Power BI or similar) is a strong asset.
  • Knowledge of Jira and Confluence would be an asset.
  • Experience in insurance/reinsurance would be an asset.
  • Previous knowledge in technical or financial accounting would be an asset.
  • Very good communication skills.
  • Self-starter, independent and responsive in character and work.
  • Stamina and the drive to get things done


Minimum base salary for this job is 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. 


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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