Tester/ Junior Software Developer

Start your career at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Place of work
Bratislava I, Bratislava-Old Town
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum salary offer is 1700 EUR in gross plus other pay elements based on your experience.
Field of work
Risk Management Services

The way we are

We want to tell you one thing: We care for our employees.
As a part of our team - you become the essence of our business, because you add value to everything that we do.

Caring for well-being

Unique career

Caring for communities

Caring for development

Cooperating and sharing

Why you will like us

  • we have that kind of environment that welcomes any ideas that are pushing the envelope
  • we work hard, but we value your work-life balance
  • we make the difference – the unique bottom-to-top program that motivates employees to make Zurich Insurance a better place to work
  • our Development weeks will help you improve your skills

Interested already?

Send CV to the company

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Do you like making sure that things are working as they should? Do you have the talent to find the bugs when no one else can? Are you not afraid of a non-standard programming language used for coding?
We can offer you the role when you can use all of that! You will be a part of our development team responsible for the implementation of an in-house developed software – Solvency II Risk Engine with 350+ users across the European entities of the Zurich Group.
You will work closely with quantitative analysts and data providers in Group Risk Management and other Group functions located in Zurich, and with the end users located in various European countries.

Your role would be to:
• Develop and maintain the system code as part of an Agile (Scrum) team using rich existing code-base and documentation
• Prepare and perform testing of the software at various stages of development
• Provide technical support to the end users
• Enhance team standards in respect of the test cases and documentation

Possibilities of development

• Cooperation with an experienced team of developers and business analysts
• Opportunity to develop in an agile framework, coding skills, business knowledge
• Trainings on capital and risk modelling
• Rotation within Zurich Insurance Company to other projects, teams and/or locations
• External and internal soft skills trainings

• 50% Code development
• 30% Test cases preparation, execution and documentation
• 15% Communication with colleagues and stakeholders
• 5% Analytics

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

  Your skills and qualification should ideally involve:

• Minimal education: University education (Bachelor’s degree)
• 0-3 year experience in commercial software development
Experience in either of R / Python / Java / C
• Willingness and desire to work in R
• Understanding of capital modelling, statistics, numerical optimization is an asset
• Fluent in English (spoken and written)
• Good communication skills and collaborative attitude


Brief description of the company

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations.

Zurich Bratislava is a Slovakia-based competence center for highly specialized services in the areas of Life Actuarial, Non-life Pricing & Analytics, Claims, Risk Management, Business Intelligence, IT Application Development and Service Management - as well as Insurance Network Management.

An international workforce of more than 200 talented professionals are supporting Zurich business units around the globe with value added services.

Number of employees

200-249 employees

Company address

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, organizačná zložka
Mýtna 48
811 07 Bratislava


Contact person: Ing. Zuzana Pachingerova
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3715489   Dátum zverejnenia: 12.7.2019   Pracovná ponuka je prevzatá z inej stránky alebo zdroja. Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum salary offer is 1700 EUR in gross plus other pay elements based on your experience.