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Zurich, Zurich, CH

Innovation Intern - Data Analyst in Engineering

 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 more than 13,000 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
This position aims at helping developing opportunities in our business, following a changing environment becoming more and more digitized.
Your role will be to support, with your strong data analytic skills, the innovation initiatives within the Engineering Line of Business, such in the field of parametric schemes, renewable energies and digital solutions. You will work closely with business partners to help make better use of our data, to find opportunities to drive business solutions, to understand the business problem and extract relevant trends and patterns from data. 


About the team


You will join the Special Lines Innovation Team with people of diverse technical and business backgrounds, who are passionate about solving the problems of tomorrow. In the specific, you will interact with the Global Engineering team, which consists in around 70 people around the globe active in providing the best reinsurance services and solutions to our SR clients in the construction and the energy sector.


About you


We are looking for a candidate with a passion for tech and innovation. You have a desire to work with specialists and business leaders to drive ideas forward. 
You are resilient, passionate, creative, and dependable. You are open-minded with a focus in execution, taking great pride in attention to details. 


Position requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master in Computer Science or similar field
  • Outstanding analytical skills; data base management know-how
  • Computer programming skills (e.g. Python, R, Matlab or similar), experience in machine learning and artificial intelligence would be ideal
  • Excellent oral and written English
  • Reliable, empathetic, creative and enthusiastic
  • Delivers high quality work also under pressure
  • Show positive attitude, high degree of motivation and proven collaborative behavior.


Duration of internship: 4-6 months, starting March 2021!


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


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