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Milano, IT

Senior Data Engineer 

Corporate Title: Vice President 

Division: BCY-Casualty Underwriting (50001533)

Department: BCYC-P&C Solutions (50001585)

Recruiter: Lucia Vargova

Hiring Manager: Riccardo Tisseur 

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 our 15,000 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

We are looking for a senior data engineer with strong experience in Microsoft Azure services, managing project of data warehousing and programming languages (Python and C#).

You ideally have a strong background in computer science/engineering and working knowledge in math, statistics, physics or any other computationally intense fields.


Your main responsibilities:

  • To drive and implement incremental improvements.
  • To cooperate with other data engineers.
  • Maintenance and improvement of the analytics platform.
  • To develop products globally and at large scale.
  • Interact with IT professionals and data scientist.


About the team

We are seeking a motivated candidate with passion for technology to be a part of the Automotive and Mobility team in Milan that develops innovative solutions in telematics, motor and beyond. The team is top notch and lies in the Product and Technology department in the Property and Casualty Reinsurance business. The team works in close contact with IT professional and next to the business units to define use case and new feature for our telematics solutions.

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About You

  • BS/MS in computer science/Electronics/Electrical Engineering (PhD. is an advantage for you)
  • Minimum of 4 year of relevant experience in development of data related projects
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python and R
  • Knowledge of big data tools and framework like Hadoop, Spark etc.
  • Strong programming skills (C# and Python)
  • Experience with Azure Services
  • Proficiency in English is mandatory, any other language is a plus
  • Good interpersonal and time management skills


Behavioral Competences

  • Teammate with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • You are able to work in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • High degree of flexibility, independent and proactive working style
  • Ability to work well under pressure and on multiple and conflicting priorities
  • Strong commitment to quality and details



  • Experience in statistical modeling (like R/Matlab/Mathematica
  • Knowledge of Android and iOS app development
  • Flexibility to traveling-depth knowledge/experience in the Insurance or Reinsurance domains


We are looking forward to your application!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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