Swiss Re

Senior BI & Data Engineer

28 March 2024
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Deadline date:
£125000 - £195000 / year

Job Description

About the role

Swiss Re is a leading provider of Life and Health (L&H) reinsurance. We offer an outstanding opportunity for a Senior BI Engineer and Data Analyst to work on Valuations and Modelling solutions landscape. You will grow your skills by analyzing, designing and helping to operationalize state-of-the-art L&H Actuarial software systems in Microsoft Azure Cloud / SaaS services environments. The solutions are complex, but you get to work in a friendly enabling environment where you get the opportunity to carve out your own place and grow.

You are business objective focused senior BI engineer / analyst who can take a long-term view to provide smooth service to our L&H Actuarial community.

So, if you are creative and able to translate complex business requirements into engineerable software solutions, why hesitate?

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Work with multiple squads to understand their BI and Visualization needs
  • Encourage Squads to “design to report”
  • Guide teams on visualization best practices
  • Manage the life cycle in an Agile development environment
  • Help stakeholders to better utilize BI Solutions

About the team

A large globally distributed team, with actuarial and IT stakeholders working in an agile development landscape, we deliver solutions, which calculate the reserves required for our Life and Health (L&H) reinsurance book of business. This involves processing large volumes of data, what in turn requires automation, coordination, visualization, control and auditing.

The landscape consists of in-house built systems in multiple cloud platforms integrating modelling solutions provided by third party start-of-the-art software providers that we build and enhance.

About you

Your knowledge:

  • A bachelor degree in Computer Science / Engineering is required.
  • A Master’s degree in Engineering / Business is preferred.
  • Microsoft Data and / or Power BI Certification is a plus
  • Over 8 years of experience out of which 4 years with business and data analysis with a focus on visualization tools such as Microsoft BI Suite, Azure Databricks and Oracle
  • You have used issue tracking systems (JIRA, Azure DevOps etc.) and have applied them in the software life cycle.
  • Familiarity with Service Management framework (e.g. ITIL) and how reliable software is designed and handed over to operations teams.
  • Your spoken and written form of the English language allows you to communicate effectively.
  • Actuarial Projection Modeling tools knowledge (Prophet, RAFM, AXIS etc.) is a big plus.

Your personality:

  • Have a strong wish to work in globally distributed team and make a difference as to serve our business client and come across with a “can do attitude”.
  • Are analytical and problem solving, accompanied by curiosity, creativity, critical thinking
  • You take responsibility for solving issues with attention to details as well as considering the big picture
  • We prefer concise and articulate written/verbal communication with a collaborative spirit
  • You look for an ongoing improvement of the assigned product and (of course) your skills!



About Swiss Re


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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. 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.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.



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