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Senior Database DevOps Engineer

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 3 500 EUR/month*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

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

We believe that learning is constant, and we provide space for trainings, knowledge transfers and workshops, this is not just provided but encouraged to keep up to date.

We are 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 over its lifecycle. Daily actives working on agile story task to deliver a successful sprint.

Limited operational coverage of on duty calls, only for high priority incidents. Once every two months and less frequently as the team grows

About you in this role:

As a Squad member, you should be able to:
• Working with other cultures and geographically dispersed team members
• Ability and willingness to learn new concepts and technologies, use and share information, ideas, and knowledge with others across Swiss Re
• Works with high personal integrity and ethical standards
• To be an Outstanding Colleague – acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contribution, and that is also not afraid to ask for help from time to time.
• Customer centric and understand customer requirements
• Able to anticipate issues and opportunities during backlog refinements.

Employee perks, benefits

Swiss Re benefits include:

•    Hybrid working
•    Own the way you work
•    Pension Contributions
•    Life Insurance contributions
•    Other benefits can be listed by HR

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 value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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

Nobody is perfect and meets 100% of requirements. If, however, 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.

To be successful in the role, you need to have these technical skills and knowledge:
• 3+ years' working with Microsoft SQL Server and/or MSBI technologies, with a solid understanding of query tuning and high availability options
• 1+ years' experience with Azure or AWS public cloud.
Nice to have qualifications but not required:
• Exposure to Kerberos delegation and Windows authentication is a plus.
• Helpful if you're have experience with Hybrid cloud workers with Azure Automation or Azure Data Factory is also a great help
• Understanding of infrastructure as code (IaC) is helpful (PowerShell, Puppet, Golang, Terraform)
• Excellent! if you hold one or more Azure Certificates (DP-200, DP-201, DP-203) but not required.
• Savvy with or fascinated about machine learning (ML)
• Experience in or curiosity about site reliability engineering or chaos engineering.
• Hands on this CI/CD pipelines for code/schema deployments or desire to use them.


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: Gabriela Malinakova