Information Architect (Ref. No.: 84054)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1700EUR 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
We are looking for an Enterprise Architect to join our newly formed Enterprise Architecture team in Bratislava. You will be responsible for delivering high quality and cross-domain enterprise architecture services, with the focus on Information Architecture and Information Governance.
This role provides an excellent opportunity to actively work in a cross-functional, global, and dynamic environment with colleagues across Business Functions and Information Technology, and to apply end-to-end architecture development frameworks and consulting methodologies. You will execute and support enterprise-wide and cross-functional information architecture improvements while maintaining the long-term view to meet customer requirements and key business objectives.

Responsibilities and Expectations:
• You understand the importance of business and IT strategies as well as evolving business needs with regards to information architecture and governance
• You are responsible for shaping and driving data topics of strategic relevance across the company
• You build and leverage networks of architects and data professionals across all parts of Swiss Re
• You globally collaborate with partners to identify improvement opportunities with regards to Swiss Re's data landscape, propose initiatives, and lead change in coordination with Business and IT experts.
• You actively promote a culture of change through providing excellent services to internal customers tailored to their needs and priorities
• You develop and maintain data standards and data governance frameworks
• You drive discussions and provide consultation around innovations in the areas of data analytics and digital transformation
• You collaborate and engage with business authorities, the master data management team, data owners, application owners, and other partners
• You thrive while working under pressure in a complex environment and you are able to think in the big picture to identify and prioritize focus areas
• You are curious to learn new things and change excites you

About the Team
We in Enterprise Architecture design and drive a coherent enterprise by ensuring architecture is aligned with Swiss Re's strategy and operating model. We cover all architectural layers and use different perspectives to design a coherent enterprise architecture.

We translate strategy into architecture and drive the transformation end-to-end being involved in key initiatives and projects of high strategic relevance. To do so, we provide a broad range of architecture services including:
• Business Process and Capability Architecture
• Information Architecture
• Application Architecture
• Governance Design and Mentorship
• Solution Architecture

Are you curios and open to continuously work on new digital topics and are eager to learn new things in a dynamic environment? Do you have a client serving mind-set and are you passionate about working with people with diverse backgrounds and experiences? Then you are the perfect match for our team and we look forward to working with you.

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

Qualification and Experiences:
• Bachelor's degree or higher in information management, computer science, mathematics, physics or similar field of study
• Work experience as an Information / Enterprise Architect, Data Analyst, Business Analyst, or similar roles

Skills and Personal Characteristics:
• Understanding of fundamental enterprise data management concepts like master data management, data modelling, and data dictionaries
• Ability to analyze data hands-on through basic knowledge of SQL and ideally of NoSQL databases
• Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills
• Ability to explain, visualize, and convince in communication with expert and management audiences
• Self-starter attitude with a passion for delivering and getting things done
• Eagerness to grow and thrive in a complex and challenging environment
• Prior experience in or exposure to data governance is a bonus
• Familiarity with key aspects of cloud environments is a plus

Language requirements:
• Excellent command of both spoken and written English, further languages are an asset

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

*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.


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
Mlynske Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava


Contact person: Sona Pavlovkinova

ID: 3599969   Dátum zverejnenia: 14.3.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1700EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*