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Hoofddorp, NL

Data Engineer for Service Insights

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 Team


The mission of the Service Insights Centre is hugely ambitions – we want to provide autonomous IT Operations capabilities (e.g. with machine learning and AI) to recognize and resolve complex issues faster and with greater accuracy than humans can today, providing monitoring and predictive insights about how all IT services are meeting current and will meet future service level objectives (stability, availability, security, etc.).

We are passionate about our work and is supporting and promoting a feedback culture based on agile values, encouraging our Squad members to take freedom to drive their vision and authority for their decisions.



About the Role


​​​The System Data Analytics squad aims to make sense of the large quantities of information being generated through our IT systems. By bringing a data centric approach to Service Insights Centre, our goal is to fundamentally improve our understanding, and performance of the IT landscape through the use of machine learning, data analytics and AIOps.


As a Data Engineer, you will be the responsible for the technical foundations connecting the work of the data scientists, the multi-platform environment (Palantir and Azure) and the various sources of inputs from various areas (configuration management databases, system metrics, logs, monitoring data, etc.). You will hence be central to the core decisions in developing the foundations of the platform, including collaboration with other products in order to investigate what data is available, and how it can be best leveraged.



About You


We are looking forward to meet you if you possess:

  • Experience in data ingestion pipelines, in particular pipelines handling large amounts of data, incremental data ingestion pipelines, etc.

  • Experience in data processing, cleaning and normalization.

  • Experience in Python, and data manipulation.

  • Experience with Apache Spark and PySpark.

  • Experience in large scale data analytics systems such as Databricks, Azure Synapse or Spark Clusters.

  • Experience in understanding system data, including logs and metrics, as well as in distributed, cloud architectures and systems would be a plus.


Interested in this new challenge? We are looking forward to your application!


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