Expert Application Engineer (80-100%) (Ref. No.: 84001)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Start date

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role

We offer you the chance to join the dynamic world of a financial services organization and to work within an agile squad responsible for the development and support of bespoke AM IT applications.

You bring new ideas and can broaden our experience-base in emerging technologies and the latest software engineering trends. E.g. experience in cloud development, DevOps, developing for mobile devices etc.

Do you want to participate in the full software lifecycle of applications, including requirements gathering, design, technical architecture, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment, support, maintenance and improvement?

Your key tasks will be:

•Engineer requirements in close partnership with our business
•Produce high quality work, applying standard methodologies
•Provide technical expertise and advice to business analysts and other colleagues

About the Team

With more than USD 150 bn of assets under management, Swiss Re Asset Management handles the assets generated through the core insurance and reinsurance business. The Integration squad is a highly technical agile squad. The main focus for the squad is the development and support of the AM Information Broker. This is a critical component of the domain IT infrastructure as well as being a cornerstone of the AM Data Governance strategy. Examples of upcoming priorities include improvements to support clients in the private and public cloud, migrating the broker itself to private cloud and adding connectors to new types of data source.

We are looking for passionate and smart developers who have a background in digital technologies and who are seeking for exciting possibilities to apply their know-how in the financial world.

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job 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 selection process

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

You are at the right person to join our team if you bring:

•A University degree in computer science (or similar field) or an equivalent IT qualification along with professional experience for more than 5 years

•A full stack development background and demonstrable experience in all application tiers - user interface, client / server applications, backend processing and databases:
- HTML5, JS ecosystem (Angular, Node.js, TypeScript…)
- Java, JEE
- SQL (Ideally Oracle)

•Experience with continuous integrations and automation of build pipelines

•Welcome is the knowledge of / experience with the following:
- Technical architecture design
- Cloud computing (Cloud Foundry, Azure, AWS or similar)
- Unix, Shell scripting
- NoSQL databases (MongoDB…)
- Web services (REST, WSDL, …)
- Emerging architecture styles (distributed systems, microservices, event-driven systems …)
- Familiarity with agile frameworks

•The ability to craft and document requirements and functional specifications
•Practical experience of the scrum methodology and a deep understanding of the agile principles. Experience as a scrum master would be valuable.
•An understanding of the Asset Management business and/or Financial Markets products is an advantage, including:
•Key attributes of securities and derivatives products
•How the products work operationally end to end
•Basic knowledge of valuation methods, sensitivities, performance indicators and attribution, market data etc.
•Strong analytical and you have problem solving skills
•you have good communication skills with a customer-oriented attitude and flexible mind-set
•you are eager to learn new technologies
•you speak fluently in English


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
821 08 Bratislava


ID: 3607865   Dátum zverejnenia: 11.6.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job 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.