Stargate Application Manager

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 700 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job is 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

As our Stargate Application Owner, you will contribute to the architecture, design and development of various integrations for the Stargate analytics platform, mainly:

- Manage platform availability, monitor the infrastructure and performance of the solution
- Maintain the architecture for the infrastructure integration between Stargate and other Swiss Re IT systems
- Establish and maintain strong relationships with Stargate internal clients, stakeholders and power-user communities in the business
- Constantly identify areas of further automation, and lead the implementation of improvements
- Work with the platform vendor on platform enhancements and the feature introduction lifecycle
- Consult, educate & evangelize best practices and patterns with business users
- Oversee and coordinate support issues and document relevant topics in Knowledge Base
- Manage the platform access model and operations
- Monitor and report on platform-wide usage measures

About the Team

The Digital & Smart Analytics Services unit supports Swiss Re's business functions in developing state of the art technology solutions using advanced analytics techniques applied to both structured and unstructured data for their business and strategic initiatives (e.g. Solution Groups, Product Development). We are a global team of highly skilled engineers and data scientists specialized in data & text mining and visual analytics. This is an excellent opportunity to work with and help shape one of the industry leading analytical platforms, broaden your knowledge in the area of distributed computing, access concepts, infrastructure and large IT solution operations.

Information about the selection process

*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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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

- You have a strong understanding data centered processing and computing technologies
- An IT professional with fundamental as well as practical experience with databases, Linux administration, networking and security.
- Previous experience as an application manager or infrastructure specialist
- Excellent technical writing skills, you can distill complex technical issues into small, clear nuggets of information, and are capable of effectively communicating with vendors' support specialists.
- Practical experience with developing data intensive processes on distributed systems.
- Understanding of the complex relationships between in-house and cloud-based application components, including authentication, authorization, encryption and performance
- SQL, Java, Python, Spark, Linux, DEV ops
- Security concepts
- Networking integration concepts
- Very good English skills and a mature communication style is necessary


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 Business Services (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.


Kapcsolattartó személy: Maria Pollakova

ID: 3568375  Megjelentetés dátuma: 23.11.2020  Alapbér (bruttó): 1 700 EUR/month