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Database reliability engineer DBRE/SRE

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 2 500 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

This role will have you working within a team of trusted individuals to help achieve innovation in the public and private cloud with use of automation. Building secure stable platforms with its core being self service for the business units of Swiss Re.

Database as a service squad is looking for a Database reliability engineer (DBRE), Working toward AI Ops and Self-healing platforms for cutting edge performance and availability while auto scaling to provide the best cost efficiency of the platform overtime. Daily actives working on agile story task to deliver a successful sprint.

Limited operational coverage of on duty calls, once every two months and less than team grows, only for high priority incidents. The team runs what they build, so it strives to automate every aspect of operational activities.

About you in this role

As a Squad member, you should be able to:
- Working with other cultures and geographically dispersed team members
- You have the ability and willingness to acquire, use and share information, ideas, and knowledge with others
- Works with integrity and ethical standards
-Great Teammate – acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contribution
-Strong customer orientation and understanding of customer requirements
-Anticipate issues and opportunities during backlog refinements.
-Coordinate with your team to plan hybrid working.

Employee perks, benefits

You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including:
- Attractive performance-based bonus
- Flexible working time with occasional home office
- 5 additional days of holiday
- Lunch allowance fully paid by Swiss Re
- Referral bonus
- Pension & risk insurance contribution
- Sick days and sick leave support
- Public transport benefit
- Multisport card

Information about the selection process

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

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

Thank you for taking your time to read our job advertisement. We look forward to receiving your application!

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

Personality requirements and skills

Nobody is perfect and meets 100% of requirements. If you however, if you meet minimum qualification criteria below and are genuinely curious about the world of multi cloud and building tools, we will be happy to meet you. You will be joining a dynamic, very dedicated, and cross-functional Database team located between Bratislava and Zürich within the Group Technology Services department.

Minimum qualifications:
- proven experience working with Oracle or Postgres databases
- experience using Azure or AWS public cloud and/or any private clouds.
- Strong analytical to Database Administrator (DBA) skills
- Commitment to quality, care for detail and solution oriented
- English language proficiency

Preferred qualifications:
- Knowledge of PostgreSQL
- Any Oracle Certifications is a plus
- Microsoft Azure Certifications is also a bonus
- Existing experience or excited for the opportunity to learn about machine learning, statistical modelling, etc
- Savvy in or curiosity about Database reliability engineering and/or chaos engineering
- Experienced in infrastructure as code is an advantage, preferred one or more of the following (PowerShell, Puppet, Golang, Terraform, API's)


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: Jakub Varhol