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Swiss Re Management AG

Senior Database Engineer



Platod 3500 €


Dátum pridania04.08.2022

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.

Náplň práce

We are looking for a Senior Database Engineer contributing innovative solutions for multiple database platforms running on Public and Private Cloud. The core aspects of this role lie on maintaining and supporting in a secure and stable way database platforms for all Swiss Re business applications.

The role includes the following responsibilities:

  • Design, evolve and maintain multiple database platforms
  • Create, develop, and own data pipelines to move data across multiple systems
  • Automate data processes and improve overall code base
  • Build and run responsibilities working in an operational setup (incl. working in morning/afternoon shifts and occasional On-Call support)
  • Build close relationship with SwissRe Group IT and Data services

About the Team

You will be joining a dynamic, very dedicated, and cross-functional Database team located between Bratislava and Zürich within the Global Technology Services department.

As a Team Player, You will…

  • be working in an Agile (Scrum/Kanban), diverse and multicultural environment
  • keep learning new concepts and technologies
  • keep sharing your knowledge within the whole organization
  • work in a safe place, where integrity, team spirit, and passion to perform are the main core values
  • foster a strong customer orientation
  • be able to speak up, anticipate challenges and seek new opportunities
  • coordinate with your team to plan hybrid working


Nobody is perfect and meets 100% of requirements. If you however meet some of the criteria below, we will be happy to meet you.

Minimal requirements

  • University degree in IT, Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Solid knowledge of Oracle Databases on a RAC environment (preferably Exadata's/standalone)
  • Deep understanding of SQL tuning and its optimization in Oracle
  • 4+ years' experience in Oracle technologies
  • Strong analytical and Database Administrator (DBA) skills
  • Experience with ITIL concepts, platforms running in operational mode
  • Commitment to quality, care for detail and solution oriented
  • Hands-on attitude and willingness to learn
  • English language proficiency

Preferable requirements

  • Knowledge of Postgres technologies
  • One/more Oracle Certifications
  • One/more Microsoft Azure Certifications
  • Experienced in scripting in Shell/Bash


You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits, such as:

  • Attractive annual bonus
  • Additional days of vacations
  • Company stock options
  • Space for professional growth incl. e.g. leadership and language trainings
  • Flexible working hours - you own the way you work - and home office
  • Fully paid lunch allowance
  • Sick leave compensation
  • Employee pension contribution
  • Medical service contribution
  • and many more!

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