Front-end Engineer (80-100%)

Swiss Re AG — Zurich, Zurich
29.06.Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties80 – 100%

Front-end Engineer (80-100%)


Zurich, Zurich, CH


Front-end Engineer (80-100%) 

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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 Swiss Re Group 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 Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


It is Swiss Re's ambition to become the leading data-driven risk knowledge company to help clients mitigate their risks. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (CorSo) provides a wide range of traditional and non-traditional commercial insurance products and risk transfer solutions through a dedicated, global team of commercial insurance experts. Our solutions are broad, our expertise is deep. Therefore, information and technology are instrumental in building a respective data corpus and advanced analytics capabilities to enable this ambition. Likewise, our global IT/operating platform is a key enabler to access evolving digital markets and to align existing processes and capabilities with new digital business models and making core business capabilities more flexible and more efficient.

About the role

You are a web developer with very strong programming skills and have an eye for attractive user experience. You are highly skilled at writing Angular applications with reusable web components, and you understand deeply how Typescript generates the underlying Javascript artifacts. You know how to compile assets with webpack and other tools, as well as understanding frontend security, performance and optimization techniques. You have used NodeJs and understand in details how it works. Expert knowledge of progressive web app frameworks, reactive programming, and user engagement metric collection are a plus.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Building a new user engagement web portal to allow clients to login and manage their data.

  • Coordinating with user experience experts and graphics designers.

  • Applying the styling from the design in a reusable and clean way.

  • Designing and implementing the front-end development process from scratch including live reloading.

  • Creating a continuous build process to compile assets.

  • Creating a continuous deployment process to upload static assets to CDN and dynamic code to a web server (e.g. running NodeJs in a docker container).

About the team

The CorSo Digital Markets team has been created to address the challenges of the future and position CorSo as a risk innovation leader. This is an opportunity to join a fast-faced working environment that leverages the latest technologies to provide unique and compelling solutions in a competitive marketplace. We operate with a startup mentality, challenge boundaries, and strive to combine leading-edge technology capabilities with new and emergent business models.

About you

Are you eager to disrupt the insurance industry with us and make an impact? Do you wish to have your talent recognized and rewarded? Then join our growing team and become part of the next wave of insurance innovation. Your profile:


  • Proven frontend experience with previous work and references

  • Minimum of 4 years as a software engineer

  • Constant learner who keeps on top of industry trends

  • Enjoys writing code

  • Self-motivated and good communication skills

  • Proficient in English


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, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Reference Code: 92049 


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