Junior Data Engineer

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, organizačná zložka

Place of work
Remote work
Contract type
full-time
Wage (gross)
2 500 EUR/monthMinimal guaranteed bottom limit. Final salary offer depends on your experience and requirements.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you a motivated, hands-on, and innovative person, interested in working for one of the largest global insurers? Are you passionate about developing analytical software that addresses the daily business challenges of a leading global insurer? If so, this junior position might be the perfect fit for you.

We are currently seeking a Junior Data Engineer to join our global Commercial Insurance Underwriting team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Assist in solving business problems related to Underwriting, such as understanding claims drivers, portfolio optimization, and risk selection.
  • Gain valuable insights into the workings of Commercial Insurance through dedicated training and mentorship.
  • Collaborate with a dynamic and entrepreneurial global team that is committed to challenging the status quo.
  • Contribute to the development and adoption of our main global Underwriting analytical product suite.
  • Enhance your technical skills by working alongside internal and external experts.
As a Junior Data Engineer, your main responsibilities will involve: 
  • Collaborating on projects with a focus on end-to-end success.
  • Exploring suitable cloud-based technologies to address specific business problems.
  • Extracting insights from various internal and external data sources using a range of tools and methodologies, such as building data pipelines in Spark and Scala, applying Semantics and/or Machine Learning, and extending front-end applications.
  • Participating in the development of user-friendly applications, from proof of concepts to full-scale solutions, including portfolio management applications and Applications Programming Interfaces (APIs) integrated into core Underwriting processes.
  • Ensuring the reliability and expansion of our platform in a production environment, including building or assisting in the development of AI models, optimizing data pipelines, and enhancing automation architecture (e.g., web scrapers, and automated user alerts).
  • Coordinating directly with product managers and global application users, with a focus on driving adoption.
  • Assisting in the mentorship and development of more junior team members.

Employee perks, benefits

Apart from monthly salary offer and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

Working time benefits
Personal days off, Concentrated work week, Additional vacation, Home office, Extra days off at occasion of childbirth, Sabbatical leave

Monetary benefits
Life insurance from Zurich Austria, Compensation for salary loss during sick leave, 3rd pension pillar contribution, Risk Life Insurance, Meal contribution on top of the legally required minimum, Years of service bonus, Wedding bonus, Baby bonus 

Other benefits
Edenred electronic cafeteria, Public Transport contribution, Maternity leave benefits, Company and team events

Learning/Development
Professional Certifications, Online Education Portals, Extensive Onboarding program, Strengths based culture (GALLUP)
 
  • Location(s): Bratislava or Kosice co-working space
  • Remote working: Yes (Slovakia based), if possible we would like to meet with you more often in the few first weeks
  • Schedule: Full-time or shortened work schedule (We can provide 75% up to 100%) 

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience

1

Personality requirements and skills

As a Junior Data Engineer, your skills and experience will ideally include:  
  • Technical proficiency, including professional experience in data engineering.
  • Familiarity with Dataframe APIs (such as Spark or Pandas) and SQL.
  • Knowledge of query optimizations (RDBMS or Spark) and indexing.
  • Solid understanding of Java and/or Scala, with experience in functional programming being a plus.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages like Python, R, and bash.
  • Experience working across various stages of the software development lifecycle.
  • A can-do attitude, with a focus on delivering end-products that meet user needs and specific business use cases.
  • A passion for tackling real business problems and the persistence to follow through with recommendations.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken English, with knowledge of other European languages considered a plus.

Advertiser

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 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 215 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 and non-life actuarial, risk management, business intelligence, IT application development and service management as well as insurance network. An international workforce of close to 300 colleagues is supporting Zurich’s Corporate Center and Business Units around the globe.

Number of employees

250-499 employees
ID: 4711924  Dátum zverejnenia: 24.11.2023  Pracovná ponuka je prevzatá z inej stránky alebo zdroja. Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 500 EUR/month