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Test Architect

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 3 000 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 3000 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. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group, one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance and insurance. iptiQ is transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine, which incorporates the latest technology.

About the Role

Our engineering team is growing, and we are looking for experienced Test Architect who will play a pivotal role in the IT delivery growth in iptiQ. Collaborating with colleagues across our business and IT organization, you make sure you understand business requirements and look after a high quality project delivery. We promise you the freedom and space you need to be creative, show off your skills, and grow your expertise.

You will be responsible for:

- Building testing framework for complex Microservices Architecture and Third-Party Services
- Cross-Platform testing
- Client-Side and Backend Performance Testing
- Improving existing test architecture to be more efficient and effective
- Defining testing efforts and distribution of tests across multiple environments and configurations
- Leading multiple release cycles
- Should be able to assess performance KPI’s & provide suggestion for improvements.

About the Team

Our tech team works with the latest enterprise technology and tools, pushing the boundaries with every new project. We’re the software engineering engine behind a fast-growing risk-tech start-up that helps millions of end users access affordable and easy to buy life insurance.

Join us! Are you ready to play a meaningful role in a cloud-based setup and see how you deliver value to our clients? Apply now - we will closely review your application and see if you're the right fit for us. If so, we will get in touch to learn more about you.

We offer:

Space for professional growth incl. e.g. leadership and language trainings
Work with modern technology
Flexible working hours - you own the way you work - and home office
Fully paid lunch allowance
Additional sick days and sick leave compensation
Employee pension contribution
Medical service contribution
Company stock options and many more!

Information about the selection process

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.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

- Ideally 8+ years plus experience as a Test Engineering Manager in the area of Functional and Non-Functional Testing
- Sophisticated knowledge of building testing framework for complex Microservices Architecture and Third-Party Services
- Deep understanding of working with in Selenium/Java/Rest Assured/Maven framework
- Familiarity with Cross-Platform testing using Saucelabs or Browserstack.
- Experience in both Client-Side and Backend PerformanceTesting, Contract Testing is a plus
- Knowledge of preparing, writing, and executing Performance tests using Jmeter, Blazemeter, Gatling or any tool
- Understanding of technologies such as web servers, application servers, databases (SQL & Oracle)
- Strong ability to read APM tools
- Experience of the full software project lifecycle (waterfall, agile, DevOps) including leading of multiple release cycles
- Proficient English skills both spoken and written


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

1000 and more employees


Contact person: Magdalena Lendvorska