• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Our opportunity

Junior Data Engineer, Commercial Insurance Underwriting Team, 80%-100%

Are you a motivated, hands-on, and innovative person, interested in working for one of the largest global insurers? Are you passionate about developing analytical software that addresses the daily business challenges of a leading global insurer? If so, this junior position might be the perfect fit for you.

We are currently seeking a Junior Data Engineer to join our global Commercial Insurance Underwriting team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Assist in solving business problems related to Underwriting, such as understanding claims drivers, portfolio optimization, and risk selection.
  • Gain valuable insights into the workings of Commercial Insurance through dedicated training and mentorship.
  • Collaborate with a dynamic and entrepreneurial global team that is committed to challenging the status quo.
  • Contribute to the development and adoption of our main global Underwriting analytical product suite.
  • Enhance your technical skills by working alongside internal and external experts.

Your role

As a Junior Data Engineer, your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Collaborating on projects with a focus on end-to-end success.
  • Exploring suitable cloud-based technologies to address specific business problems.
  • Extracting insights from various internal and external data sources using a range of tools and methodologies, such as building data pipelines in Spark and Scala, applying Semantics and/or Machine Learning, and extending front-end applications.
  • Participating in the development of user-friendly applications, from proof of concepts to full-scale solutions, including portfolio management applications and Applications Programming Interfaces (APIs) integrated into core Underwriting processes.
  • Ensuring the reliability and expansion of our platform in a production environment, including building or assisting in the development of AI models, optimizing data pipelines, and enhancing automation architecture (e.g., web scrapers, and automated user alerts).
  • Coordinating directly with product managers and global application users, with a focus on driving adoption.
  • Assisting in the mentorship and development of more junior team members.

Your Skills And Experience

As a Junior Data Engineer, your skills and experience will ideally include:

  • Technical proficiency, including professional experience in data engineering.
  • Familiarity with Dataframe APIs (such as Spark or Pandas) and SQL.
  • Knowledge of query optimizations (RDBMS or Spark) and indexing.
  • Solid understanding of Java and/or Scala, with experience in functional programming being a plus.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages like Python, R, and bash.
  • Experience working across various stages of the software development lifecycle.
  • A can-do attitude, with a focus on delivering end-products that meet user needs and specific business use cases.
  • A passion for tackling real business problems and the persistence to follow through with recommendations.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken English, with knowledge of other European languages considered a plus.

We offer

Apart from monthly salary offer starting from 2 500EUR/gross and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

Working Time Benefits

Personal days off, Concentrated work week, Additional vacation, Home office, Extra days off at occasion of childbirth, Sabbatical leave

Monetary Benefits

Life insurance from Zurich Austria, Compensation for salary loss during sick leave, 3rd pension pillar contribution, Risk Life Insurance, Meal contribution on top of the legally required minimum, Years of service bonus, Wedding bonus, Baby bonus

Other Benefits

Edenred electronic cafeteria, Public Transport contribution, Maternity leave benefits, Company and team events


Professional Certifications, Online Education Portals, Extensive Onboarding program, Strengths based culture (GALLUP)

  • Location(s): Bratislava or Kosice co-working space
  • Remote working: Yes (Slovakia based), if possible we would like to meet with you more often in the few first weeks
  • Schedule: Full-time or shortened work schedule (We can provide 75% up to 100%)

About Us

At our company, we recognize the importance of fostering an open-minded, safe and inclusive environment for everyone. We stand with diversity and respect different backgrounds and lifestyles. That’s why we’ve implemented numerous initiatives to ensure our employees feel comfortable, accepted and respected at all times.