Bratislava, BL, SK


Senior Information 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

You are an experienced database developer, eager to work in a global business support team to develop and optimize our operational platform. Are you ambitious, technically-savvy individual with effective communication and analytical thinking? You will work alongside with business analysts to develop and deploy technical solutions that support multiple business teams.

About the Team

With more than USD 150bn of assets under management, Swiss Re Asset Management manages the assets generated through the core insurance and reinsurance business. In supporting the Asset Management business functions, the Business Services team, plays a key role in the day-to-day business and operational processes. We are looking for an individual, who has a database development background, to work within Asset Management IT supporting Business Services.

About You

You have a solid background in computer science/application development with 3 to 5 years hands on programming experience working with Oracle.

You have working experience of the full development life cycle of Oracle solutions.

Essential Job Criteria

  •     Database design techniques
  •     Building Oracle Database objects based on the new requirement (Tables, Indexes, views, partitions, constraints, triggers, etc.)
  •     Writing SQL, PL/SQL programs, Packages, Stored procedures, Functions and Triggers to automate the interface processes for daily/incremental loads
  •     Hands on experience with refactoring SQL queries and performance tuning
  •     Strong analytical & conceptual skills to understand key business needs and design tailored solutions to pursue specific business problems
  •     Ability to communicate complex analysis results in a clear, precise and actionable manner
  •     Eager to try out new technologies
  •     Strong verbal and written English skills

Nice to have

  •     Experience in different development methods (Agile, Scrum etc.)
  •     Working knowledge of Business Intelligence applications implemented using in BI/Reporting solutions like such as Power BI, Tableau and BOXI (Business Objects).
  •     Confirmed track-record of implementing business solutions in the area of Warehouse, BI and reporting.
  •     Knowledge of Microsoft BI technology (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS).
  •     Understanding of DAX Query language
  •     Familiarity with financial products would be a plus (OTC and listed derivatives, equities, bonds)
  •     Understanding of financial product data models (transactions, positions, security master)


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 reflecting market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.

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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