About the Client
Our client 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the our client is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the our client operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.
About the Role
This opportunity offers you the possibility to develop a wide skillset, both technical and professional as well as learning about actuarial controlling processes at a global corporation. In your role you will have the opportunity to work on global projects as well as support of production processes.
The project work will focus on the design and development of functions in client's new reserving platform which will replace existing systems. Parts of the application already productive a substantial part of functional requirements still needs to be designed and developed. You will work in close cooperation with Application Engineers and Actuaries. You will be involved in all steps of agile software development and assigned to own user stories which you will manage independently.
On the production side the main tasks will be to provide user support.
Contribute in the development and maintenance of the system
Capture and translate business requirements to developers including testing support
Respond to, and handle complex issues in testing and production
Provide ad-hoc analysis (incl. data mining)
Communicate with international user community
Help to embed our culture of continuous improvement
You are an agile and curious analyst, actively seek creative solutions to improve things for us and client's business partners. To succeed in this opportunity, you should be results driven, knowing when to seek help.
You have a passion to learn about and understand business logic behind the solution solutions as well as the technical aspects of the solutions themselves. You like to question and challenge the status quo and you are comfortable in an agile and fluid landscape.
You are a good communicator and fluent in English.
You have graduated with a Bachelors or a Master's degree in computer science, or in Business Administration or Economics with good mathematical understanding, or Mathematics with good business understanding
Finally, you should possess a range of skills and the commitment to expand them. The other important skills include (but are not limited to:
Knowledge in MS Excel as analytical tool, basic knowledge about cloud borne software development on Azure
Basic knowledge of either Java, SQL, R or Python could be an asset
Experience with continuous integration/delivery and build automation
Experience in insurance/reinsurance, actuarial or IT project work is an asset
Nice to Have Skills