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Hyderabad, TG, IN

Senior Solutions 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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. 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 a Sr. Solutions Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing complex data solutions to support key decision-making business processes for our reinsurance business domain.

In this role, you are expected to gain good understanding of the various procedures involved in our Life & Health Business and take on end-to-end ownership of understanding the data and business rules required to deliver the solutions for the Business.


Key responsibilities include:            

  • Work closely with Product Owners, Business Analysts, System Architects and other cross-product technology teams to understand the requirements and formulate implementation options
  • Design, develop, implement and then maintain scalable database solutions
  • Analyze existing solutions from process and code perspective and improve the overall codebase
  • Create, develop, and own data pipelines to move data across multiple systems
  • Collaborate within a global development team to design and deliver solutions
  • Assist and enlighten stakeholders with data-related functional and technical inquires.


About the Team:

This position is part of the Data Induction and Contracts Management Technical Area within the Global Reinsurance IT Solutions Architecture and Engineering team. We are part of a strategic initiative, focused at making make better use of our data and deliver solutions, that enables our Business to make data driven decisions across the Life & Health reinsurance value chain.


About You:

You are curious to understand and get deeper into the reasons and "whys" behind what you are required to do. You "think" data structures and enjoy the challenge of solving complex data problems using cross-functional data solutions. You are a self-starter with strong problem-solving skills, capable of owning and implementing solutions from start to finish.

This position will enable you to get exposed cutting edge & latest technology stack e.g. Azure Databricks, Hadoop Platforms, Palantir etc. While we do not seek existing experience with these technologies, you must have a strong desire and ability to learn fast to develop skills in new technologies.

Key qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree level or equivalent in Computer Science, Data Science or similar discipline
  • 5 - 10 years of hands-on experience working on designing, developing and implementing largescale data-oriented software systems
  • Proficient in RDBMS, Data Organization and Storage concepts
  • Proficient in SQL programming
  • In-depth understanding of SQL tuning and process optimization
  • Experience working with large dataset Acquisition, Validation, Enrichment and Storage; and then provisioning the stored data for Reporting and Analytics on enterprise data platforms
  • Experience working in a cloud environment such as Azure, Alibaba is a plus
  • Experience with Java, .Net, Azure DevOps is a plus
  • While we do not seek existing experience with these technologies, some familiarity with Azure Databricks, Azure Synapse, Python, Spark etc. will be a strong plus and give you a head start working on solutions for our strategic vision
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Knowledge of the Insurance Domain, Financial Industry is a strong plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an enthusiasm to work in a Global, Diverse and Multi-cultural environment

Reference Code: 122762 


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