Student opportunity: Junior Java Developer (Ref. No.: 91748)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
part-time, agreement-based (Temporary jobs)
Wage (gross)
From 7 EUR/hourMinimum base salary for this job from 7 EUR per hour/part-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

About the Role

Are you a University student and do you want to work part-time in IT? We have an opportunity for you! Join our Integration squad and work on interesting projects with experienced colleagues.

Your role in our InsightFI project will be to implement new screens and validations in cooperation with Asset Management Finance squad. As it is mature application, we also want you to help our clients with application troubleshooting as well as explanation of implementation details.
You will make those changes end-to-end with help from AM Finance squad or your buddy.
Occasionally there might also be an opportunity to work on Integration squad top product – information broker system which we extend to support also Azure.

What will you do in detail?
- Develop InsightFI screens and data validations
- InsightFI application uses ZK as UI framework, Spring and Hibernate on the backend
- Create, update, manage Oracle database objects
- Handle infrastructure updates, improvements around InsightFI web application
- Supervise and check InsightFI operations
- Assist in resolving defects that occur in InsightFI
- Interact directly with users of InsightFI – investigate how things work, usually by checking in source code and database and explain this to the clients

About our Team

Our team – Integration squad – is part of Asset Management IT. 5 of us are in Bratislava, while Product Owner is located in Zurich. We support core applications – be it information broker or market data cache. We work in scrum mode and working with enterprise solution. We learn on the go – e.g. now extending our services for Azure based applications.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

About You

- You are a university student in the 4th or 5th grade of your studies
- You will use mostly Java and Oracle database so basics in Java and SQL are required. First experiences in UI development even better, but not necessary.
- Would be great, if you already did some applications in Java
- You are independent and self-motivated – you can do things end-to-end and feel ownership for that
- Most importantly you are willing to learn new things, be it in Azure or DevSecOps
- You are fluent in English

- You enjoy interacting with people
- You like to understand problems and work to some degree independently on solutions
- You do not hesitate to ask when you need help or explanation
- You like working in an intercultural and international team environment
- You enjoy talking and writing in English at work

*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 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.
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.

ID: 3314100  Dátum zverejnenia: 20.5.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 7 EUR/hour