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Senior Data Engineer

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 000 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job is from 2 000 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

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to extend our data platform and build data pipelines. The role includes the following responsibilities:

• Design, evolve and maintain our data platform
• Create, develop and own data pipelines to move data across multiple systems
• Lead all aspects of the data acquisition, ingestion and staging
• Partner with analysts, engineers and data scientists to help provide them their data needs
• Automate data processes and improve overall code base
• Contribute to data architecture design and define priorities for the data engineering team
• Ensure a strong focus on data quality, data governance and data management best practices
• Build close relationship with SwissRe Group IT and Data services

About the Team

You will join our dynamic and cross-functional Data & Analytics team located between Bratislava and Zurich. We cover both the technical and business aspects of data processing across the entire insurance value chain, from partner onboarding to data insight delivery. We are developing a new data lake/database application from scratch using cutting edge technology.

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.

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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

• University degree in IT, Engineering or equivalent experience
• Several years of practical experience with data or software engineering
• Experience in cloud computing (AWS preferred)
• ETL design and implementation experience with cloud-based or traditional tools Data Mart implementation, Data Quality, Data Profiling, SCD types
• Strong coding experience in SQL and Python
• Strong analytical skills, ability to analyse large sets of data
• Commitment to data quality, attention to detail and solution oriented
• Knowledge of data streaming and real-time technologies (Kafka, Kinesis) is a plus
• Data architect experience, ideally focused on Data Modelling (Conceptual, Logical, Physical)
• Project management skills are a plus
• Can-do attitude and willingness to learn
• English language proficiency


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


Contact person: Magdalena Lendvorska

ID: 4207030  Dátum zverejnenia: 18.11.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month