Zurich, Zurich, CH


Financial Risk Management IT Senior Modeler Developer 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the role:


Are you seeking a superb opportunity to join a growing team building modern financial risk IT solutions? We deliver technology that enables risk managers to analyse and report on market, credit, quantitative and valuation risks. You will contribute by balancing quick delivery with robust development techniques to ensure ongoing system integrity.


Passionate about meeting customer needs you will work closely with experienced IT and business colleagues to understand, maintain and extend current systems. You will develop deep understanding of our business and IT activities including the implementation of quantitative techniques like stress calculations, Value-at-Risk and credit risk metrics.


As an adaptable self-starter you seek to improve upon processes and solutions and actively learn new techniques. We utilise in-memory SSAS Tabular databases to support multiple outputs. We value data modelling, DAX coding and optimisation skills.

Strong verbal and written communication is key to working together. You are experienced in capturing requirements, documenting developments, reporting on delivery, and explaining systems. We actively share knowledge and skills and you will help train and develop team members.


About you:


  • Educated to degree level in IT, numerical or scientific discipline.
  • Experience with SSAS and specifically Tabular technology with hands-on experience of designing fact and dimension tables and concepts like slow changing dimensions.
  • Good understanding of financial risk models and experience with implementing these in IT systems (2 years or more).
  • Experience in business analysis and requirements engineering (2 years or more).
  • Good understanding of data warehousing, data science or business intelligence techniques.
  • Familiar with agile development methods


Your specific knowledge:

  • Advanced Tabular development and DAX programming (2 years or more)
  • SQL - with focus on data transformations using SQL views and stored procedures
  • Strong technical background, with experience of developing applications and systems.



We are an equal opportunity employer and value difference at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national background, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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