Senior DevOps Engineer (Ref. No.: 85840)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 700 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 2700 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 our Senior DevOps Engineer, you will contribute to the architecture, design and development of tools and processes of our centralized CI/CD delivery platforms and our existing software development solutions (Atlassian, Microsoft and Open Source).

Your main tasks
• Hands-on design and implementation of services to enable internal, hybrid and public cloud targeting development.
• Lead and guide the management of these DevOps services used by the development teams while ensuring scalability and robustness.
• Integrate various tools in the DevOps toolchain to accelerate development team's velocity while maintaining high standards for quality and consistency
• Evangelize new technology trends and identify new opportunities to improve the efficiency.
• Contribute to the operation and improvement of development platform services

About the Team
The Development Platform Services team delivers the "paved road" to our developers via our centralized CI/CD toolchain. We provide expert consultancy and support to address software development, high performance computational, infrastructure, platform or tooling issues. In addition, the team plays a leading role in engineering and promoting best practices as well as driving the DevOps transformation.

Information about the selection process

Minimum base salary for this job from 2700 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.*

*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.

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

Ideally, you started your career as a software developer, gained exposure to developing applications using Java/JEE, Spring/Spring-Boot, .NET or another enterprise technology stack is a plus. You also have been exposed to software configuration, delivery, operation and you understand the importance and necessity of highly integrated and automated development toolset that increases developer productivity as well as agility. You are an advocate of Agile, DevOps and embrace cloud native practices.
Assumed a senior tech role, you are now looking for a job with a broad technology mix and cloud exposure (Microsoft Azure or AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, API Gateways, Grafana). You have a passion for modern software technology and the ever evolving set of best practices in software delivery.

We offer a career path towards influential roles in Swiss Re's technology management and in our digital transforming & Cloud adoption. And we seek:
• Hands-on & up-to date technical skills (assessed during interview process)
• 5+ years active participation in larger scale software development projects applying industry standard methodologies (such as Scrum, Kanban)
• You have practical experience with Cloud (Microsoft Azure is preferred), IT infrastructure (Windows or Linux) and platform services as well as have knowledge of infrastructure automation, monitoring and security
• Possess solid understanding (usage concepts and technical architecture) of the software development tool chain.
• Strong practical experience with modern Software Development practices (DevOps, CI, CD) and concepts / new IT landscape (Containers, Infrastructure as Code, Automated Deployments, Micro services, Cloud).
• Excellent analytical, conceptual, and problem resolution capabilities with strong communication and collaboration skills (team internal as well as towards customers and stakeholders).
• Change embracing and forward thinking mindset with strong "customer first" attitude with an emphasis on responsibility and ownership of customer requests.
• Willingness to travel within Europe occasionally.


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 Management AG
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.


Contact person: Daniela Synovcova

ID: 3743358  Dátum zverejnenia: 26.3.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 700 EUR/month