RM Business & Data Architect

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 600 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2 600 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

About Risk Management (RM)

Our RM function helps ensure Swiss Re's profitability and sustainable growth over time. This ensures that Swiss Re can honour its promises. Risk Management makes Swiss Re itself more resilient: We help the business to steer away from risks that could destabilise us and identify risks worth taking. We create risk transparency applying our knowledge and experience and bring an independent, global and long-term perspective.

About the role

We are looking for an architect to complete our RM Business Architecture team! This is a phenomenal opportunity for you to join a select team that is designing and maintaining the business and data architecture for Risk Management. In this hands-on role, you will be a reliable partner to our leadership team and all RM functions. You will support them in taking on new challenges and building a future-ready architecture. Key tasks will include:

- Data modelling & information management: Understanding, structuring, sounding and maintaining data requirements
- Drive a common approach for automated data procurement & distribution that fosters overcoming both current and future challenges
- Build and maintain a positive relationship with data owners, application owners, business and project teams to translate requirements into solutions.
- Clearly articulate a value proposition to end-users and higher management by acting as a bridge between business and technical audience.
- Clarify or assess budget & effort implications.
- Evolving our RM data strategy whilst advising projects regarding efficient re-use, technological feasibility and relevant principles (architectural frameworks, methods, design patterns, tools and standards).
- Mentoring junior colleagues, you acknowledge as an enrichment.

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

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

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

- You enjoy working in a culture with complementary and highly skilled teams across multiple locations and divisions. You facilitate discussions often also beyond Risk Management.
- You have an enquiring mind and a passion to learn!
- Abstracting general principles from specific problems gives you satisfaction.
- In order to build outstanding solutions, you consider identifying architecture patterns important and appreciate the clarity of consistent application thereof.
- You like detail as much as vision. Hence, you are keen to balance both top-down and bottom-up approaches showing willingness to advance iteratively and experiment quickly.
- With a rich background in modern requirements engineering you can simplify discussions. By doing so you steer towards tangible results.
- Technology trends excite you - same as optimizing existing solutions. You distinguish hype from novel capabilities.

Professional background

- At least a master's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field.
- A minimum of 4+ years experience as a software engineer, data architect or in a profession related to data management, data automation, requirement engineering, business analysis or data modelling.
- Dedicated experience in some of the following areas is highly encouraged: data integration, system integration, data automation, application development, risk management, business analysis, dependency management, API versioning, CI/CD, reporting and BI experience (e.g. PowerBI), data stores (relational and NoSQL), full-stack development, DevOps, micro-service architectures, cloud environments (e.g. AWS, Azure), product ownership.

Would you like to join our agile team?

We're looking forward to getting to know yourself!


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: Kristína Fabiny Šeligová

ID: 4503999  Dátum zverejnenia: 18.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 600 EUR/month