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Senior Application Engineer

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Start date
Wage (gross)
From 2 500 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2500 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.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you a sharp, ambitious, and hardworking software engineer who is respected by peers, enjoys a challenge, and thrives collaborating in a diverse multi-national team banking connectivity team? If so, then this is a superb role where you can demonstrate and broaden your experience, bring forward your ideas and keep learning. As one of our senior engineers, you will:

- Be part of team of Banking and Connectivity Professionals focusing on Treasury and Finance applications, helping to embed our culture of continuous improvement and be a support person in demanding projects.
- Contribute to the design, implementation and maintenance of new features / components / interfaces / documentation of our platforms, ensuring the delivery of high-quality code focusing on simplicity, performance, maintainability and automation.
- Take full life-cycle ownership of various applications and components, including communication to senior stakeholders
- Help us appraise and then deliver new, innovative and creative ideas & technologies to evolve our platforms

About the Team:

Banking Connectivity is one of the four squads of the Treasury InfoTech which is providing and operating the systems to handle bank accounts and payments for the entire Swiss Re organization connecting internal systems to the SWIFT infrastructure. We follow agile methodologies and apply DevOps practices. We are actively focusing on the Microsoft Azure as a cloud solution for our future landscape.

Employee perks, benefits

- 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

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

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.

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.

Thank you for taking your time to read our job advertisement. We look forward to receiving your application!

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

You are a result driven experienced software engineer with a university degree (Masters preferred) in IT, engineering (or similar), comfortable meeting (sometimes tight) deadlines. You have an accomplished record in delivering sustainable solutions and you desire to develop your skills and knowledge about the platforms on you will be working on, both the technical aspects and how they are used by our business partners. You are comfortable working in multi-dimensional agile teams with direct involvement from business SMEs and care about security, quality, user experience, documentation, testing, team spirit and the big picture. Finally, you want to put clean code principles into practice on large code bases

Your core assets:

- Strong core Java skills, including hands-on experience with the Spring Framework / Spring Boot
- Good working knowledge of data modelling and SQL
- Experience with Cloud Computing is a plus
- Practical experience with Test-driven development
- Experience with DevOps practices including CI/CD
- Strong desire to understand and contribute to the big picture through optimization of the underlying processes
- Enjoy solving challenging problems, both technical and functional
- Proficient in English (written and verbal)
- Excellent communication skills


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: Jakub Varhol

ID: 4491267  Dátum zverejnenia: 28.12.2022  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 500 EUR/month