Application Manager (Ref. No.: 86194)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Stargate solution is a sophisticated large data integration and analytics ecosystem. It is built in the cloud on top of the cutting edge Foundry product provided by the Palantir company.
We want you to fill an integration architecture and operations management role for this cutting-edge software-as-a-service analytics platform which is used by 1000+ employees of Swiss Re.

About the Role
As our Stargate Application Owner, you will contribute to the architecture, design and development of various integrations for the Stargate analytics platform, mainly:

• Manage platform availability, monitor the infrastructure and performance of the solution
• Maintain the architecture for the infrastructure integration between Stargate and other Swiss Re IT systems
• Establish and maintain strong relationships with Stargate internal clients, stakeholders and power-user communities in the business
• Constantly identify areas of further automation, and lead the implementation of improvements
• Work with the platform vendor on platform enhancements and the feature introduction lifecycle
• Consult, educate & evangelize best practices and patterns with business users
• Oversee and coordinate support issues and document relevant topics in Knowledge Base
• Manage the platform access model and operations
• Monitor and report on platform-wide usage measures

About the Team
The Digital & Smart Analytics Services unit supports Swiss Re's business functions in developing state of the art technology solutions using advanced analytics techniques applied to both structured and unstructured data for their business and strategic initiatives (e.g. Solution Groups, Product Development). We are a global team of highly skilled engineers and data scientists specialised in data & text mining and visual analytics.This is an excellent opportunity to work with and help shape one of the industry leading analytical platforms, broaden your knowledge in the area of distributed computing, access concepts, infrastructure and large IT solution operations.

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*

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 have a strong understanding data centered processing and computing technologies

• An IT professional with fundamental as well as practical experience with databases, Linux administration, networking and security.
• Previous experience as an application manager or infrastructure specialist
• Excellent technical writing skills, you can distill complex technical issues into small, clear nuggets of information, and are capable of effectively communicating with vendors' support specialists.
• Practical experience with developing data intensive processes on distributed systems.
• Understanding of the complex relationships between in-house and cloud-based application components, including authentication, authorization, encryption and performance
• SQL, Java, Python, Spark, Linux, DEV ops
• Security concepts
• Networking integration concepts
• Very good English skills and a mature communication style is necessary


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


Contact person: Phillip Stubna

ID: 3758814   Dátum zverejnenia: 10.10.2019   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*