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FullStack Software Engineer

  • Place of work: Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Company: Swiss Re
  • Wage (gross): Minimum salary starts at 2.200 EUR/month based on relevant experience.

Information about the position

About the Role

You will participate in the development of different technical areas like frontend orchestration of iptiQ web solutions – using modern web technologies (ReactJS, Redux, MaterialUI, JSS, GraphQL) and highly scalable micro services written in Java and Kotlin, owning the code-base and following best coding practices. You will actively engage in driving application quality along with test automation engineers, continuously building, inspecting and shaping up the product throughout the entire lifecycle. Last but not least, you will use your mentoring skills, supporting junior software engineers and sharing your knowhow with other tech-savvy team members.

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.

You will join the team that is responsible for the company Web, Public API and Document rendering solutions, an international team distributed between Netherlands and Slovakia. The team member are friendly, high-skilled professionals with a strong team-player culture.

Requirements for the employee

As member of a team with a strong collaboration culture, you are a team-player professional and a confident communicator who can engage with colleagues in person, in writing and online meetings.

•    Experience in ReactJS and JavaScript front-end frameworks
•    Solid understanding wand proficiency with backend micro service development in JAVA/Kotlin
•    Experience in node.js
•    Good sense of styling principles and experience with either CSS/SCSS, JSS, HTML or styled components.
•    High coding standards, comfortable with using unit testing frameworks such as: React Testing Library, Jest).
•    Understanding of user interface, client / server integrations concepts

Nice to have:
•    Docker and Kubernetes experience
•    Experience with authentication principles such as OAuth2.
•    Experience with test-driven-development
•    Familiarity with microservice architecture, API, solution design, and overall development process.
•    Familiarity with GraphQL and Back-end for Front-end (BFF) technology/concepts.
•    Experience with GitLab, Cloudflare, CI/CD pipeline

Employee perks, benefits

You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including:

  • Attractive performance-based bonus.
  • Ultra flexible working time in hybrid setup, allowing you to work also from home (Slovakia).
  • Modern office spaces in attractive location.
  • 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.
  • …and many more

Brief description of the company

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.

Digi Talents Programme additional benefits

The job position is supported by the EU-funded labour mobility programme Digi Talents for ICT professionals between Slovakia and Ukraine. More information at 

In addition to the conditions and benefits from the company described above, the programme Digi Talents will provide you with additional benefits:

•  Cover your travel costs from Ukraine to Slovakia and back in total value up to 200 EUR

• Financial and/or in-kind support to cover your living costs (e.g. accommodation, insurance, pocket money and local transport fees) during the first two months of your stay in the total amount of up to 1800 EUR. Final amount of support provided may vary depending on scope of the services paid by programme and individual circumstances.

• Provision of professional courses in programming, English language, and Slovak language before and after arrival to Slovakia,

• Assistance with relocation, residence formalities, accommodation, and cultural orientation. Legal and administrative support during your stay in Slovakia. Cover fees for legal and administrative formalities related to your residence in total value up to 100 EUR.

• Participation in the programme is for free.

To apply for the job, you need to submit an application, see details at How to apply

If you have any questions, contact us via email

Brief description of the Digi Talents programme

Digi Talents programme is implemented with the financial assistance of the European Union, contracted by ICMPD through the Migration Partnership Facility. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of EMA – Development and Mobility Agency (EMA) and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union and the one of ICMPD. The programme represents a unique opportunity to boost your professional career.

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