Senior Solution Architect Middleware / PEGA Cloud / SMO LSA (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    ##The holder of this position will be responsible to ensure system stability and improvements. The installation and upgrading of the PEGA, JBoss, Middleware and implementation into cloud solutions (like AWS, ADP/CRP) and toolchain for CI/CD is part of your key assignment. Moreover one of your main tasks will be the support on architectural and transformation support into DevOps. These tasks can be done in line organization or in projects. You will be part of a global, multicultural team.~crlf~ ~crlf~Future Challenges:~crlf~##Support in global projects and DevOps~crlf~##Optimizing infrastructure and monitoring~crlf~##Lead Infrastructure projects in time, quality and budget~crlf~##Investigate in cloud opportunities and implement accordingly

  • Key Responsibilities

    Installation and upgrading the Middleware (JBoss, FUSE, PEGA) platform and connect to the toolchain (like GitHub and/or Jenkins)~crlf~##Investigate on improvements and implement them accordingly for the Middleware ~crlf~##Modify the platform, as necessary, from information given by application/product developers~crlf~##Maintaining system security and stability~crlf~##Ensure compliance with vendor license agreement~crlf~##Monitor and optimize the performance of the platform~crlf~##Contact vendor for technical support~crlf~##Produce and edit scripts for optimizing efficiencies~crlf~ ~crlf~Project support and Information collection~crlf~##Drive internal projects in time, quality and agreed budget~crlf~##Investigate IT procedures, standards and guidelines (including AGCS as well as Group IT standards)~crlf~##Evaluate existing systems/processes~crlf~##Interact with stakeholders within the IT department and across~crlf~ ~crlf~Conduct IT analysis and Solution development~crlf~##Contribute to the preparation of test cases and work closely with the test managers and analysts~crlf~##When required work on the effective design of IT solutions by bringing in the element of technology and architecture for the design solution~crlf~##Strong conceptual abilities and implementation of pragmatic methods and procedures~crlf~ ~crlf~Governance and standards~crlf~##Conduct analysis on whether IT policies/standards are being followed, follow up and apply in cases where necessary~crlf~##Perform peer reviews for the code quality and ensure compliance to all standards and guidelines for software programming~crlf~ ~crlf~Documentation~crlf~##Develop and create a wide-range of documentation such as presentations, technical designs, functional specifications and system requirements ~crlf~##Update and enhance the existing documentation on a regular basis by guaranteeing quality and completeness ~crlf~##Communicate and train regularly on documentation content as well as keep up-to-date IT design, policies and specifications within the existing documentation~crlf~##Develop and maintain technical documentation for database specific configurations, access and processes~crlf~ ~crlf~Stakeholder management~crlf~##Proactively work and coordinate with relevant stakeholders (within IT, the business, strategic vendors / outsource partners, among others) to deliver consultancy and service~crlf~##Coordinate with other functions e.g. Finance, Operations as necessary~crlf~##Interacting with provider and vendor to drive the resolution of issues

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    Required experience~crlf~##IT Professional experience (ideally financial services sector) - Minimum 5 to 7 years~crlf~##Experience in managing projects/tasks in a global environment - Minimum 3 to 5 years~crlf~##Technical experience in Linux, Unix, Toolchain, Kubernetes, Openshift - Minimum 5 to 7 years~crlf~##International work experience / worked abroad - Minimum 3 to 5 years~crlf~##Significant change and release experience working within a large multicultural organization - Minimum 3 to 5 years~crlf~ ~crlf~Required education~crlf~##In relevant field such as IT, computer science, business - Bachelor Degree~crlf~##Professional qualifications preferred~crlf~ ~crlf~Technical skills~crlf~##General knowledge of IT based infrastructure and application platforms~crlf~##RHCE, RHCSE, SAFE~crlf~##Knowledge of ITIL, SOX compliancy and SDLC~crlf~##Strong conceptual abilities and implementation of pragmatic methods and procedures~crlf~ ~crlf~General skills~crlf~##Good communication and presentation skills~crlf~##Ability to understand and interpret business needs and associated technical requirements~crlf~##Ability to work strategically with focus on the targets~crlf~##Experience in participating projects and tasks in a global environment with multicultural teams~crlf~##Take over main tasks as technical lead within projects~crlf~##Languages: English - Fluent (Working knowledge); Local language - Fluent (able to negotiate)

  • About Allianz

    Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

    Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor's and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS promotes an individual work-life balance for example the possibilit y of working part-time. Provided that the job with its respective basic conditions is suitable for this, all positions advertised on a full-time basis can also be filled on a part-time basis.~crlf~~crlf~If you are currently exempted from statutory pension obligations under section 6 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 SGB VI, please take a look at the important and binding notes in the HR lexicon under: Money / Social Security / Annuity Insurance / Pension Insurance exemption.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

##The holder of this position will be responsible to ensure system stability and improvements. The installation and upgrading of the PEGA, JBoss, Middleware and implementation into cloud solutions (like AWS, ADP/CRP) and toolchain for CI/CD is part of your key assignment. Moreover one of your main tasks will be the support on architectural and transformation support into DevOps. These tasks can be done in line organization or in projects. You will be part of a global, multicultural team.~crlf~ ~crlf~Future Challenges:~crlf~##Support in global projects and DevOps~crlf~##Optimizing infrastructure and monitoring~crlf~##Lead Infrastructure projects in time, quality and budget~crlf~##Investigate in cloud opportunities and implement accordingly

Key Responsibilities

Installation and upgrading the Middleware (JBoss, FUSE, PEGA) platform and connect to the toolchain (like GitHub and/or Jenkins)~crlf~##Investigate on improvements and implement them accordingly for the Middleware ~crlf~##Modify the platform, as necessary, from information given by application/product developers~crlf~##Maintaining system security and stability~crlf~##Ensure compliance with vendor license agreement~crlf~##Monitor and optimize the performance of the platform~crlf~##Contact vendor for technical support~crlf~##Produce and edit scripts for optimizing efficiencies~crlf~ ~crlf~Project support and Information collection~crlf~##Drive internal projects in time, quality and agreed budget~crlf~##Investigate IT procedures, standards and guidelines (including AGCS as well as Group IT standards)~crlf~##Evaluate existing systems/processes~crlf~##Interact with stakeholders within the IT department and across~crlf~ ~crlf~Conduct IT analysis and Solution development~crlf~##Contribute to the preparation of test cases and work closely with the test managers and analysts~crlf~##When required work on the effective design of IT solutions by bringing in the element of technology and architecture for the design solution~crlf~##Strong conceptual abilities and implementation of pragmatic methods and procedures~crlf~ ~crlf~Governance and standards~crlf~##Conduct analysis on whether IT policies/standards are being followed, follow up and apply in cases where necessary~crlf~##Perform peer reviews for the code quality and ensure compliance to all standards and guidelines for software programming~crlf~ ~crlf~Documentation~crlf~##Develop and create a wide-range of documentation such as presentations, technical designs, functional specifications and system requirements ~crlf~##Update and enhance the existing documentation on a regular basis by guaranteeing quality and completeness ~crlf~##Communicate and train regularly on documentation content as well as keep up-to-date IT design, policies and specifications within the existing documentation~crlf~##Develop and maintain technical documentation for database specific configurations, access and processes~crlf~ ~crlf~Stakeholder management~crlf~##Proactively work and coordinate with relevant stakeholders (within IT, the business, strategic vendors / outsource partners, among others) to deliver consultancy and service~crlf~##Coordinate with other functions e.g. Finance, Operations as necessary~crlf~##Interacting with provider and vendor to drive the resolution of issues

Key Requirements/ Skills

Required experience~crlf~##IT Professional experience (ideally financial services sector) - Minimum 5 to 7 years~crlf~##Experience in managing projects/tasks in a global environment - Minimum 3 to 5 years~crlf~##Technical experience in Linux, Unix, Toolchain, Kubernetes, Openshift - Minimum 5 to 7 years~crlf~##International work experience / worked abroad - Minimum 3 to 5 years~crlf~##Significant change and release experience working within a large multicultural organization - Minimum 3 to 5 years~crlf~ ~crlf~Required education~crlf~##In relevant field such as IT, computer science, business - Bachelor Degree~crlf~##Professional qualifications preferred~crlf~ ~crlf~Technical skills~crlf~##General knowledge of IT based infrastructure and application platforms~crlf~##RHCE, RHCSE, SAFE~crlf~##Knowledge of ITIL, SOX compliancy and SDLC~crlf~##Strong conceptual abilities and implementation of pragmatic methods and procedures~crlf~ ~crlf~General skills~crlf~##Good communication and presentation skills~crlf~##Ability to understand and interpret business needs and associated technical requirements~crlf~##Ability to work strategically with focus on the targets~crlf~##Experience in participating projects and tasks in a global environment with multicultural teams~crlf~##Take over main tasks as technical lead within projects~crlf~##Languages: English - Fluent (Working knowledge); Local language - Fluent (able to negotiate)

About Allianz

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor's and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS promotes an individual work-life balance for example the possibilit y of working part-time. Provided that the job with its respective basic conditions is suitable for this, all positions advertised on a full-time basis can also be filled on a part-time basis.~crlf~~crlf~If you are currently exempted from statutory pension obligations under section 6 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 SGB VI, please take a look at the important and binding notes in the HR lexicon under: Money / Social Security / Annuity Insurance / Pension Insurance exemption.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~


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