Cloud Architect (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth and align your achievements with your ambitions.~crlf~~crlf~We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Cloud Architect (f/m/d). This position will be based in our Frankfurt office.

##Act as subject matter expert to the Cloud Transformation team on the application of cloud technologies to business transformation~crlf~##Be responsible for all solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment~crlf~##Provide third level support for tickets and incidents related to services under the responsibility of the Cloud Centre of Excellence~crlf~##Collaborate with other Cloud Architects to develop end-to-end Enterprise solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform~crlf~##Maintain technical skills and knowledge of industry trends, and shares with the technical community~crlf~##Act as an Azure platform evangelist in interactions with internal business and IT customers~crlf~##Lead or contribute to the delivery of workshops, bootcamps, and training events vital to build the technical skills and expertise of the technical community~crlf~

##Passionate about customer happiness and doing whatever it takes to improve the experience of acquiring and using the cloud services that we offer~crlf~##Strong quantitative and versatile problem solving skills~crlf~##Keen interest in technology, and little patience for unnecessary manual labor - if you can describe it,~crlf~automate it, and rise above it~crlf~##Multiple years of overall IT industry experience (minimum of several years in a solution architecture role), crafting technical solutions for cloud-centric services~crlf~##Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent~crlf~##Outstanding, real-world experience designing solution architectures and technology components for enterprise solutions, with a focus on cloud technologies~crlf~##Proven experience with infrastructure-as-code solutions (e.g. Terraform) and DevSecOps for cloud~crlf~infrastructure~crlf~##At least one of the following certifications is mandatory: Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Certification (ExamAZ0-303, AZ-304); Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator Expert Certification (ExamMS-100, MS-100) – ExamMB-600 is a plus~crlf~##Prior work experience in consulting, or in software/services companies~crlf~##Deep domain expertise in two or more of the following areas:~crlf~##Cloud security, including vulnerability management, threat protection, and secure infrastructure design (ExamAZ-500 preferred)~crlf~##Scalable application development based on app services, API management, and container orchestration through Kubernetes~crlf~##Cloud datacenter solutions, including Windows and Linux IaaS, BCDR, security, management, storage, networking and OSS~crlf~##Sophisticated analytics and machine learning solution architecture based on Databricks (or similar), Sagemaker, Azure ML, mlflow, BOT framework, or other related technologies~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 690 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 598 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.~crlf~~crlf~We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com~crlf~~crlf~


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