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Bratislava, SK

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 more than 13,000 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


A member of a team responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of the Financial Data Store (FDS) platform of Finance IT, which offers the services for various integration layers in different processes, e.g. reinsurance technical sub ledgers for single legal entities or financial information for Swiss Re Group.

These services range from data storage, data transformation, interface and reconciliation support to meta data administration and process support.

The project work focuses on requirements gathering, design, development, testing and structured documentation of new functions or new implementations of existing functions, that are done due to a strategic change in the technologies applied.


Key accountabilities:

•    Gather, document and clarify business requirements
•    Participate in creating and refining technical specification documents.
•    Work closely with programmers in the realisation phase and ensure correct understanding and implementation of business requirements
•    Develop a working understanding of the business applications and the functional processes they support
•    Develop a good understanding of the business functions and related processes
•    Contribution to the respective change management process
•    Work on sub-projects and change requests together with a project lead or expert business analyst
•    Prepare test cases, carry out IT testing
•    High level of maintenance and support. 
•    Any other ad hoc tasks as required from time to time 


About You


•    Bachelor or Master's degree in technical, financial or business field
•    0+ years or relevant work experience 
•    Very good oral and written communication skills in English
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    High level of abstraction, fast understanding and conceptual thinking
•    Good understanding of the key aspects of the application lifecycle such as planning, designing, implementing, testing and releasing new versions
•    Experience in the area of application integration, database and reporting is an advantage
•    Good knowledge of MS Office and SQL is required
•    Good communication and presentation skills.
•    Diligent and accurate working style
•    Ability to analyse and solve business and IT issues 
•    Team player able to deliver high performance when working in the team but also when working independently
•    Flexible and openness for new tasks with mind set for continuous learning.


Minimum base salary for this job from 1200 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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Reference Code: 100698 


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