Data Engineer (Ref. No.: 92084)

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

Digital and Smart Analytics (DSA) is Swiss Re's data science team with a focus on service orientation and practical solutions. DSA implements Swiss Re`s Technology Strategy and supports its business functions in generating insights and creating data driven products & solutions.

We are seeking a candidate in Bratislava with passion for technology to join our highly skilled global team. You will work with colleagues from various countries across different locations (Zurich, New York, Bangalore, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, …) who contribute in developing analytics services and solutions in tight collaboration with business clients.

In our daily work, we understand problems of our business clients and help them to ideate and implement innovative solutions. This involves a broad range of tasks from gaining in-depth knowledge in various areas of (re-) insurance, the translation of business problems into technical and data science problems as well as solving machine learning and statistical tasks and implementing solutions so that they can be employed by our customers in their everyday work. These tasks are as varied as the fields we work in: predicting the danger of natural catastrophes, modeling life expectancy, analysing customer portfolios, automating the extraction of information from textual data and much more.

The diversity of projects and the collaborative environment supporting personal improvement is our greatest strength!

In particular, the role will involve:

Responsibilities & Key Tasks
- Involvement in data science projects with a focus on data related tasks
- Data extraction, preparation, transformation
- Building of data pipelines and first visual analysis in dashboards (e.g. PowerBI)
- Support the design and implementation of production-grade solutions, supporting the team that implements the in-production solution in the hand-over process
- Integration of technical solutions into business contexts
- Communication with internal and external clients, acquisition of business knowledge to achieve proper data interpretation and anticipate the clients needs regarding data acquisition and
- Agile project management and working with cross-functional and/or virtual teams

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

Technical Requirements
- Analytical problem-solving skills and ability to assimilate complex information. Interest in learning new techniques and personal improvement.
- Knowledge in languages and techniques like Python, SQL, NOSQL, PowerBI, R, Spark
- English language skills
- Interest in building and deploying innovative solutions involving machine learning
- Specific knowledge of/experience in the insurance/financial field is an additional advantage but not crucial

Advantageous Additional Skills
- Background in software engineering (e.g. agile programming, project organization)
- Experience in distributed computing (e.g. Spark)
- Experience with processing and transformation of geo-data


Brief description of the company

As the world 's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

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


Contact person: Ján Buček

ID: 2156781  Dátum zverejnenia: 16.6.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 700 EUR/month