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Bratislava, SK

Stargate Application Manager


Stargate Application Manager 

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?


The Stargate solution is a sophisticated large data integration and analytics ecosystem. It is built in the cloud on top of the cutting edge Foundry product provided by the Palantir company.

We want you to fill an integration architecture and operations management role for this cutting-edge software-as-a-service analytics platform which is used by 1000+ employees of Swiss Re.


About the Role

As our Stargate Application Owner, you will contribute to the architecture, design and development of various integrations for the Stargate analytics platform, mainly:


  • Manage platform availability, monitor the infrastructure and performance of the solution
  • Maintain the architecture for the infrastructure integration between Stargate and other Swiss Re IT systems
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Stargate internal clients, stakeholders and power-user communities in the business
  • Constantly identify areas of further automation, and lead the implementation of improvements
  • Work with the platform vendor on platform enhancements and the feature introduction lifecycle
  • Consult, educate & evangelize best practices and patterns with business users
  • Oversee and coordinate support issues and document relevant topics in Knowledge Base
  • Manage the platform access model and operations
  • Monitor and report on platform-wide usage measures


About the Team

The Digital & Smart Analytics Services unit supports Swiss Re's business functions in developing state of the art technology solutions using advanced analytics techniques applied to both structured and unstructured data for their business and strategic initiatives (e.g. Solution Groups, Product Development). We are a global team of highly skilled engineers and data scientists specialised in data & text mining and visual analytics.This is an excellent opportunity to work with and help shape one of the industry leading analytical platforms, broaden your knowledge in the area of distributed computing, access concepts, infrastructure and large IT solution operations.


About You

  • You have a strong understanding data centered processing and computing technologies
  • An IT professional with fundamental as well as practical experience with databases, Linux administration, networking and security. 
  • Previous experience as an application manager or infrastructure specialist
  • Excellent technical writing skills, you can distill complex technical issues into small, clear nuggets of information, and are capable of effectively communicating with vendors' support specialists.
  • Practical experience with developing data intensive processes on distributed systems.
  • Understanding of the complex relationships between in-house and cloud-based application components, including authentication, authorization, encryption and performance
  • SQL, Java, Python, Spark, Linux, DEV ops
  • Security concepts
  • Networking integration concepts
  • Very good English skills and a mature communication style is necessary




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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