• Application Architect Bratislava
  • Swiss Re in Bratislava, , Slovakia
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

About the role

The role requires an active, hands-on person working with technology, code, and people on a daily basis. Here's how we work:
• We take care of large existing Java code bases, and don't fear to modernize them.
• We develop new services and applications, adding new capabilities to our application landscape.
• We review code, giving feedback to the developers in the teams that we guide through the technology jungle.
• We keep up with the vibrant developments in Java and Spring Boot, and we love to use latest Java technology.
• We always have our standard IDE, IntelliJ IDEA, at our fingertips.
• We love data and know how to connect to data using PostgreSQL, MongoDB, REDIS.
• We foster loosely coupled systems designs, and we use domain events and commands using RabbitMQ, and Azure Service Bus.

If this appeals to you, read on!

About the team
• Our team takes care of a large set of key applications in the core business of Swiss Re P&C Reinsurance, plus we have Internet... facing APIs and applications.
• We guide 250+ developers, QA and DevOps engineers, removing obstacles, setting standards
• Our user base is worldwide, and mostly internal Underwriters, and Business Service and Management user groups.
• We use Lean/Agile methodologies, mainly Scrum.
• Our applications are based on public and private Clouds, and we build 12-factor applications.

Your responsibilities

We are building up internal engineering capabilities. In this first phase, we are looking for self-driven, eager to learn software engineers.
• You interact with one or more development teams on a daily basis through Dailies, Sprint reviews and planning sessions, shaping the team's technical backlogs.
• You drive efficient decision making processes using ADR (Architecture Decision Records).
• You foster a best-in-class developer experience.
• You bring back best practices, or new ideas to our central engineering team for evaluation and eventual incorporation of it in our central body of documentation.
• You identify and collect issues and pain points in the teams, and you bring them back to the architecture team to learn and share.

About you

On the soft factor side, here's what you should bring with you:
• You are passionate about software development and technology.
• You love to solve problems, and you have strong analytical skills. You tackle problems in a structured way, merging your own ideas and those of others.
• You are a good communicator, and you love to talk to business analysts, developers, and testers.

You should bring the following skills and experiences

We need you to bring in the following must haves:
• Bachelor or master in Computer Science.
• Proficient in software development using Java and Spring Boot with 5+ years of hands-on experience.
• Experience in scripting on Linux and/or Windows.
• Leadership skills to manage and guide technical product development teams.

These are additional nice to haves:
• Experience in API design and implementation (REST, RPC, SOAP, etc.) is a plus.
• Experience in message based designs using RabbitMQ, Azure Service Bus, Kafka, or other technologies is a plus.
• Experience in software development using NodeJS and any major UI framework, such as Angular, React, Svelte, etc. is a plus.
• An understanding of insurance/reinsurance business is a plus.

Minimum base salary for this job from 4000 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits. 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.

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world's leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.

Reference Code: 128528

Job Segment: Underwriter, Product Development, Insurance, Research
Bratislava Slovakia


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