Data Engineer (80-100%)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
2 000 EUR/monthOur final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role & team

We are the largest data science and engineering team of Swiss Re and are looking to create a team of engineers dedicated to our insurance unit, that are enthusiastic about applying data engineering to real-world problems. Our focus is not only on machine learning and statistical modelling, but we also enjoy data engineering and bringing our models into production at scale.

If you join us, you will be able to participate in a variety of interesting initiatives. For example, you will:
- Generate insights from claims to smartly pay-out claims faster
- Ensure we do not provide agro insurance cover in protected areas such as Amazon Rainforest
- Craft data pipelines to collect data from internal and external sources, enrich it and develop complex data products

We are a highly skilled and diverse team in Bratislava that solves diverse analytics projects around the globe. Our passion to learn is what connects us. We love to learn new skills and will support you to do the same! We reserve time for studying and 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.

Joining us, you will learn the technologies that are used in modern data solutions with a focus on cloud technologies and distributed systems, but also gain experience in the application of big data methods to solve complex problems on real data, in a collaborative environment with colleagues from Swiss Re's international offices.

Employee perks, benefits

You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including:
- Attractive performance-based bonus
- Ultra flexible working time in hybrid setup, allowing you to work also from home
- Modern office spaces in attractive location
- 5 additional days of holiday
- Lunch allowance fully paid by Swiss Re
- Referral bonus
- Pension & risk insurance contribution
- Sick days and sick leave support
- Public transport benefit
- Multisport card

Information about the selection process

The 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.

This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.

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

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About You

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 big data engineering, we will be happy to meet you.

To be successful in the role, you need to have these technical skills and ambitions:
- Degree in Computer Science or related field. We welcome different levels, including graduates.
- Knowledge of Python.
- Ambition to build production-grade data ingestion and transformation pipelines.

Having the following experience and interests is a huge plus:
- Experience in distributed computing/databases (e.g., Spark).
- Interest in working close to data scientists and domain experts.
- Interest in applying proper software engineering techniques during development.

If you do not have some or any of those but are eager to learn them, get in contact with us.

Thank you for taking the time to read our job advertisement. We look forward to getting to know you!


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: Lucia Vargova

ID: 4481721  Dátum zverejnenia: 9.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month