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Manchester, GB

Senior Full Stack Developer (80-100%)

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 a senior full-stack developer, you will be part of the application engineering chapter working on several key initiatives, working side-by-side with our business engineers, data engineers and other technology professionals. You will be developing and maintaining web applications which run on browser as well as mobile devices. You will be fully engaged in the architecture & design discussion going cross various technology, namely Java, React, Node.js, Oracle DB, Docker, etc.


In your role you are responsible for:

  • Participating in Solution Design & Implementation

  • Development of new applications

  • Leading a small development team

  • Continuous improvement and maintenance of existing applications

  • Use of modern UI/UX

  • Defining/improving best practices for building, testing and deploying of applications

  • Staying on top of emerging trends and help the organization in making informed technology decisions



About the Team


Swiss Re Institute (SRI) is an important differentiating component of Swiss Re's strategy. SRI uses R&D to ensure Swiss Re's capabilities remain cutting edge, maintain underwriting excellence and incubate new business models, product and services. We create and deliver transformational R&D and robust technological capabilities to generate data-driven insights on existing and new risk pools, and the economic context within which we operate. On the other hand, we run an application portfolio for Group Management and related functions.


While most of your peers and key partners are based in Zurich with representation in Bratislava, the team is composed of an international workforce based in different locations and serving a global customer basis.



About you


Key skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience with Full-stack Web development, preferably React/Angular, TypeScript, Node, js, JEE/Spring, SQL/Oracle DB, API design & development

  • Experience with leading small development teams in a hybrid (virtual and office) setup

  • Familiar with developing in public cloud environments - mainly Azure - using native services, e.g. Terraform

  • Experience with Azure DevOps incl. CI/CD, Azure Data Factory, Azure Webservice container, Docker

  • Experience in relational databases/SQL, PostgreSQL and NoSQL storage & Elastic, PySpark is a plus

  • Master degree in a technical field is a plus

  • Quick learner and passionate about application development and development teams

  • Familiar with the agile development approach: Scrum.

  • Good communication, and good command of English (knowledge of German is an asset)

  • Enjoy teamwork with the ability to work responsibly, self-reliant and results-oriented


Key Competencies:

Analytical: You like to analyse and solve technical challenges

Planning: You understand how to structure topics and how process tasks in manageable pieces

Team orientation: You are a good team-player

Flexibility: You can deal with changes and keep improving things through creativity and innovation


Are you looking for a new challenge? This might be your opportunity. We are looking forward to seeing you.


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