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Bratislava, SK

Senior Python Developer in Security


Join a team of cybersecurity professionals and help Swiss Re to fulfil its mission in making the world more resilient. As the Senior Python Developer in Security, you'll be building software and engineer solutions to advance our cybersecurity capabilities and our own resilience. What's more, you'll be working in a hybrid setup, perfectly balancing work from home and the office premises.



About the team


The Security Team is the focal point for all security activities across Swiss Re. We are responsible for cybersecurity engineering and operations, governance, risk, compliance, and defining as well as advancing the company's security strategy. As a part of the Security Team, Cyber Defence's mission is to monitor, detect and disrupt cybersecurity threats targeting Swiss Re. We're looking for an experienced security infrastructure engineer who'll help us introduce new tools, features and improve our security operations.


In your role, you will…


  • Improve the company's cyber defence environment by introducing new features, incident response automations, tools and cybersecurity capabilities
  • Engage in full-stack development to deliver high-quality components, primarily using Python and associated frameworks
  • Engineer solutions by using modern cloud technologies
  • Adapt and integrate security operations to Microsoft's cloud technologies and solutions (Sentinel, Defender for Endpoint)
  • Act as part of an agile team (Scrum)
  • Lead and coach junior colleagues


Your qualifications


  • What we need from you
    • At least 5 years of experience working in an Infrastructure Engineer OR Software Engineer role with similar responsibilities
    • Proficient knowledge of the Python programming language (client libraries, applications, packages)
    • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
    • Knowledge of a major public cloud ecosystem (Microsoft Azure preferred)
    • Experience using unit testing frameworks, code linting, formatting tools
    • Experience with containerisation technologies
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)
  • Nice-to-have
    • Security-enthusiastic attitude
    • Knowledge in Azure security tooling
    • Experience with infrastructure-as-code technologies
    • Knowledge of Scrum framework and Agile working methodologies


What can you look forward to?


  • An enthusiastic collective full of cybersecurity lovers, aspiring talents and industry veterans
  • Annual salary reviews and a performance-based bonus each year
  • Hybrid setup, balancing between working from home and the office premises
  • Constant opportunities for learning and enhancing your technical and interpersonal skills
  • Great corporate benefits, including various product and service discounts
  • Modern work environment with top-notch facilities – as well as modern technologies to work with
  • As much coffee (and fruit) as you need to go about your day


Who is Swiss Re?


As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 3200 EUR 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.


This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.


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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. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

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


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