Junior Software Developer

Start your career at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Place of work
Bratislava I, Bratislava-Old Town
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum salary offer is 1700 EUR in gross plus other pay elements based on your experience.
Field of work
Risk Management Services

The way we are

We want to tell you one thing: We care for our employees.
As a part of our team - you become the essence of our business, because you add value to everything that we do.

Caring for well-being

Unique career

Caring for communities

Caring for development

Cooperating and sharing

Why you will like us

  • we have that kind of environment that welcomes any ideas that are pushing the envelope
  • we work hard, but we value your work-life balance
  • we make the difference – the unique bottom-to-top program that motivates employees to make Zurich Insurance a better place to work
  • our Development weeks will help you improve your skills

Interested already?

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Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Do you already have some experience in software development or would you like to learn how to do it properly? Are you interested to code in a non-standard programming language - R? Insurance and Mathematics/Statistics are an environment you would be happy to work in?

We can offer you a role where you can learn all of that! You will be a part of our development team responsible for the implementation of an in-house developed software – Zurich’s Internal Capital Model.

You will work closely with quantitative analysts in Group Risk Management located in Zurich and economic capital modelling specialists located in Bratislava.

Your role would be to:
• Support developments, software maintenance and documentation of a rich existing code-base using an agile framework (Scrumban)
• Cooperate with other team members and stakeholders from the business and the technical side
• Provide technical support to the end users
• Enhance team standards and practices for coding and developments

Possibilities of development

• Cooperation with an experienced team of developers and business analysts
• Opportunity to develop in an agile framework, coding skills, business knowledge
• Learn about mathematical and actuarial techniques used in the insurance world
• Rotation within Zurich Insurance Company to other projects, teams and/or locations
• External soft skills trainings
• 80% Code development
• 10% Communication with colleagues and stakeholders
• 5% Capital modelling
• 5% Analytics

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

 Your skills and experience should ideally involve:

• Minimal education: University education (Bachelor’s degree)´
• 0-3 year experience in commercial software development
• Experience in either of R / Python / Java / C
• Willingness and desire to work in R
• Understanding of capital modelling, statistics, numerical optimization is an asset
• Fluent in English (spoken and written)


Brief description of the company

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations.

Zurich Bratislava is a Slovakia-based competence center for highly specialized services in the areas of Life Actuarial, Non-life Pricing & Analytics, Claims, Risk Management, Business Intelligence, IT Application Development and Service Management - as well as Insurance Network Management.

An international workforce of more than 200 talented professionals are supporting Zurich business units around the globe with value added services.

Number of employees

200-249 employees

Company address

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, organizačná zložka
Mýtna 48
811 07 Bratislava
ID: 3715488   Posting date: 12.7.2019   The job comes from another website or source. Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards:   Minimum salary offer is 1700 EUR in gross plus other pay elements based on your experience.