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Big Data Software Engineer

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Wage (gross)
From 2 000 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2000 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We, in the Stargate Platform Engineering team, are searching for an enthusiastic Big Data Software Engineer/DataOps who is ready for an exciting career! We focus on optimizing Big Data distributing systems, building and improving data pipelines while making our platform more efficient, secure and reliable. Our team members range from PhD in Mathematics to contributors to open-source Apache Big Data projects. Whether you are a fresh graduate or more experienced professional, we look forward to getting to know you.

If you join us, you will be able to participate in a variety of interesting initiatives. For example, you will:
• Help us improve the resilience of the world by modelling/interpreting/studying real-world data, from COVID-19 analytics to models for floods and earthquakes.
• Write Big Data pipelines and analyse how data are handled in a global company in a petabyte scale.
• Support many other exciting projects in a collaborative environment with colleagues from Swiss Re's international offices, building the data backbone of the company.

About the team
We are a diverse team and our passion to learn is what connects us. We are looking for a person who loves to learn and we will support you in this journey! We reserve time for studying, getting certificates, attending conferences, and we organize our own upskilling sessions as well. In addition to projects for our clients, we also work on innovation projects which allow us to learn new methodologies and gain fresh experience.

Information about the selection process

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

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

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

Nobody is perfect and meets 100% of requirements. If you however meet some of the criteria below and are genuinely curious about the world of data science, we will be happy to meet you.

In order to be successful in the role, you need to have these technical skills and knowledge:
• Degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electronics Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics or related quantitative field. We welcome different levels, including graduates.
• Knowledge of programming languages Python and/or Java.
• Knowledge of Apache Spark.
• Knowledge of Linux administration or DevOps principles

If you also have the following experience and interests, it is a huge plus:
• Background in software engineering.
• Experience in distributed computing/databases.
• Interest in high-performance-computing/algorithms.
• AWS/Azure/GCP certificates.

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Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG, organizačná zložka
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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ID: 4167402  Dátum zverejnenia: 22.9.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month