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Site Reliability Engineer / Senior DevOps Engineer (Bratislava or remote within Slovakia)

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Remote work
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 2 000 EUR/monthOur 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

We are an agile organization designing and maintaining software solutions for the Chief Security Officer (CSO) organization of Swiss Re. These serve the needs of information security as well as identity and access management (IAM), for example: processing joiners and leavers, managing access rights, authentication and authorization. Our mission is to provide reliable services and first-class experiences to clients across the Swiss Re group as well as our partners and B2B customer organizations.

You will join the CoE DevOps and Reliability Engineering, a team currently building and implementing a monitoring and alerting solution for the IAM applications in the CSO organization. The team is based in Bratislava (SK) and works closely with colleagues also in Zurich (CH), Riga (LV) and Munich (DE).

About the Role

Are you passionate about automating? Do you like to work with highly motivated, skilled and cooperative colleagues? Then this job is for you!

As Site Reliability Engineer you will:
- Use DevOps tools to maintain infrastructure as code, automate changes and implement CI/CD.
- Fix, improve, and advance infrastructure while solving problems.
- Collaborate with team members to plan projects and analyze requirements.
- Identify and eliminate toil
- Help migrate CI/CD pipelines from Bamboo to Azure DevOps

Employee perks, benefits

At Swiss Re we own the way we work (OTWYW) giving you the possibility to work from our modern offices on some days and from home on others, based on your personal preferences. You have greater choice and flexibility to select when and where your working day begins and ends. This position could be performed from our modern Bratislava office , or could be remote from within Slovakia, where you'll work fully from home.

Information about the selection process

This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.

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

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

- You have a higher education degree (at least B.Sc.) preferably in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other comparable specialization
- You have 3+ years of relevant work experience
- You have demonstrated experience of IT operations, system administration or other applicable experience
- You have experience with agile software development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban), CI/CD processes, automation for release and deployment processes, and DevOps
- You are a self-motivated person with methodical, organized approach
- You are proficient at prioritizing tasks and driving objectives to completion, and report any impediments
- You are flexible and open for new tasks and continuous learning
- You demonstrate good communication skills in spoken and written English.
- You are committed to work in a decentralized team and with people representing different cultures.

Ideally you also bring with you some of the following skills, knowledge and experience:
- Understanding of technology solutions for information security and IAM
- Proficiency in one or more programming and scripting languages (e.g. Java, JavaScript, Bash, PowerShell, ..)
- Proficiency in SQL, web applications, Linux system administration
- Experience with cloud technologies (public, private, hybrid)
- Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
- Hands-on experience managing infrastructure in cloud environments and using automation, configuration management and provisioning tools (e.g. Terraform, Puppet, Azure DevOps)


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: Denisa Kopanicakova