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Bratislava, SK

Data Engineer

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.



About the Role
As Data Engineer in Asset Management, you will be working on functional and technology initiatives leveraging cutting edge data, cloud and integration technologies. You will be involved in developing end to end applications, dealing with database, client side and server-side components, and basic UI and integration of applications while working with some of the brightest and smartest people who are set to make an impact on Asset Management.
The ideal person will be someone who can work independently and deliver tactical outcomes, working side-by-side with our data engineers and other technology professionals. This person will have a broad understanding of multiple programming concepts, Agile methodology, and will learn to design modern systems in multiple complex IT projects within the SDLC.


•    Work with stakeholders and product, design, back-end engineers, and front-end engineers
•    Align with business value streams and collaborate with the analytics squads on use-case design and delivery
•    Solve technical problems of various levels of complexity
•    Take ownership of code and confidently ship features, bug fixes, and improvements with support from other team members when needed
•    Stay on top of emerging trends and help the organization in making informed technology decisions


This position demands an ability to problem solve, prioritize, and communicate proactively. The ideal candidate will have experience working backwards from the product design to understand the true requirements underlying feature requests.


About the Team


With more than USD 120 bn of assets under management, Swiss Re Asset Management manages the assets generated through the core insurance and reinsurance business. With the advent of technologies such as cognitive computing, smart analytics or machine learning the reinsurance area will radically change in the next years in terms of distribution, underwriting and administration of insurance protection. As a recognized leader in the industry, Swiss Re is running numerous use cases and is building up research and development units utilizing state of the art digital analytics to offer actionable research and transformational opportunities.
Asset Management IT ensures stable investment platforms and trade lifecycle management while delivering meaningful, timely financial data, enabling our customers to support AM's overall business performance. It also expands business processes automation and efficiency across the value chain through workflow solutions and robotics development.



About You





•    2+ years of work experience in an agile digital product development environment or a degree in computer science, engineering, or information technology
•    Experience in multiple databases and understanding of traditional SQL
•    Proficiency in Python or PySpark
•    Experience working closely with development teams, in a high availability, high performance environment
Advantageous Additional Skills
•    Understanding of the Asset Management value chain and various products such as equities, fixed income, derivatives
•    Experience in business intelligence platforms (Power BI, Tableau)
•    Experience working with unstructured data repositories
•    Hands on experience in building applications for cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP etc.), Azure preferred
•    Experience working with varied forms of data infrastructure inclusive of relational databases (MS SQL, Oracle DB, PostgreSQL) and non-relational (Hadoop HDFS, Mongo DB)
•    Experience with Data frameworks (Elasticsearch, Spark, Kafka)
•    Ability to work on solutions in a multi-tier architecture, including database with UI component
Behavioral Competences
•    Great team player with a ‘can do’ attitude and a high interest in learning
•    High degree of flexibility, independent and proactive working style
•    Ability to navigate through ambiguity
•    Ability to work well under pressure in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
•    Strong dedication to quality and timely customer service


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2000 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.

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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