Senior Front End Developer

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 700 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties


Proven software development capabilities:
- 5+ years hands-on experience as a frontend or full-stack developer
- At least 3 years of experience with reactive frameworks (such as React, Angular or Vue.js)

Experienced in the following languages and frameworks:
- React, modern JavaScript (ES2016+), HTML5 and CSS

- TypeScript, Apollo/GraphQL, experience with JSS or styled-components
- Jest/Enzyme and React Testing Library
- Accessibility standards (such as WCAG)
- Git and branching strategies
- RESTful API concepts, data sources, JSON, XML

- AWS, Docker, distributed infrastructure
- Material-UI, Gitlab/CI, server-side JavaScript/node.js
- High-traffic micro services architectures and best practices around designing, scaling and monitoring concurrent systems
- Design of data-models for relational and NoSQL data stores
- Test-drive-development (TDD) and in the automated testing of user interfaces

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About you:

- You carefully evaluate design trade-offs and strive for simple, elegant, algorithmically efficient solutions
- Your code is easy to read, test and re-use and you constantly improve quality over time
- You understand performance metrics, how to collect and use them to continuously improve performance, scalability and efficiency
- Great team player: you collaborate effectively with team members, express technical leadership supporting your views and ideas while keeping open to different opinions, being fearless and always supplying to the overall growth of the team
- Open to pair programming and XP techniques

*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

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Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG, org. zložka
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.

ID: 3847184  Posting date: 15.12.2020  Basic salary component (gross): 1 700 EUR/month