Application Engineer (full/ part-time) (Ref. No.: 68841)

Place of work
Contract type
full-time, part-time
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1200 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

About the Role:
As a Application Engineer you will maintain and support an application used by our chief investment team in their decision-making. On top of this you will also have a chance to interact with multiple applications within the Asset Management landscape. You will experience agile working environment in Asset Management department. Your responsibilities will be:
•Develop and support the existing front office risk reporting framework and the planned replacement
•Design and implement high quality business-focused technical solutions
•Liaise with our partners to capture requirements
•Provide out of hours support where required

About the team:
With more than USD 150 billion of assets under management, Swiss Re Asset Management handles the assets generated through the core insurance and reinsurance business. With the advent of technologies such as cognitive computing, smart analytics or machine learning, we continually improve our business processes and operations.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Our flexible working options offer you greater autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.
We are open to have this position filled as full-time/ 80% part-time or as two 50% part-time roles.

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

About You:

•A degree in a technical field or shown experience in Information Technology is required
•Experience with Java, JEE
•Good general Unix skills (system monitoring, ssh configuration, process control, shell scripting)
•Experience with a relational database platform (preferably Oracle) and practical knowledge of SQL is required
•Ability to work with issue tracking, source control and continuous integration tools
•Strong analytical and problem solving skills
•Good social skills with orientation on customers and flexible mindset
•Good command of English (both verbal and written) is required

Nice to have:
•Experience with business intelligence tools such as Business Objects
•Validated experience in all application tiers - user interface, client / server applications, backend processing and databases
•Experience of designing and writing effective unit and regression tests
•Experience in developing web-based applications (HTML5, Angular, GWT, Node.js, TypeScript…)
•Experience with Web services (REST, WSDL, …)
•Understanding of data modelling concepts
•Experience of Excel and VBA
•Exposure to Financial Markets and understanding of financial products
•Familiarity with agile frameworks and tooling (Scrum, Kanban)

*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.

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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

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava

ID: 3439607   Dátum zverejnenia: 6.8.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1200 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.*