Data Specialist - Systematic Equity (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you’re looking for a fast-paced working environment, you’re resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!~crlf~~crlf~We’re 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 Data Specialist - Systematic Equity (f/m/d). The position is based in our Frankfurt office.~crlf~~crlf~We are seeking a Data Specialist to support our Best Styles department. Best Styles is an active, highly diversified Equity Portfolio Management team. The team’s investment philosophy is based on the conviction that Investment Styles like value, momentum and quality offer risk premiums that can be harvested in a detailed approach, largely independent of the market and macroeconomic environment. This position will provide active engagement in experiencing the correlation between data engineering and real-world applications.

##Maintaining a data warehouse used to generate investment signals and the corresponding reporting~crlf~##Implementing improvements on a data engineering level to that system over time~crlf~##Building pipelines using SQL, Spark, Datafactory, R, Python, NoSQL, etc.~crlf~##Identifying and applying new technologies to enable standard methodologies and to make new data sources available to the broader platform~crlf~##Helping to build an automation system for reoccurring tasks using e.g. PowerBI and Shiny~crlf~##Migrating legacy ETL and data (pre-) processing code~crlf~~crlf~

Required: ~crlf~##Master's degree in Data Engineering, Software Development or equivalent field of study~crlf~##Several years experience in data engineering~crlf~##Strong system design and programming skills in some of the following SQL, Spark, R, Python, Shiny, etc.~crlf~##Very detail-orientated with excellent analytical skills~crlf~##Experience with financial datasets or willingness to reach a high level of familiarity with financial databases like Refinitiv, Bloomberg and FIS~crlf~##Being familiar with a cloud environment, preferably Microsoft Azure~crlf~##Very hard working and results-oriented, with a high degree of integrity~crlf~##Ability to work well in a fast paced, team-centric environment~crlf~##Proficiency in English~crlf~~crlf~Preferred:~crlf~##Experience with Azure Datafactory, Managed SQL, Databricks, Machine Learning Services and others~crlf~##Familiarity with data pipelines that encourage machine learning~crlf~##Background in quantitative finance and investment research~crlf~~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 750 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 546 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

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