IT TechStart Associate - June 2022 Class

Allianz Life

Allianz is looking to hire for the June 2022 TechStart Program.~crlf~~crlf~TechStart is a rotation based program which will provide hands on experience and on the job training in IT areas such as Software Development, Production Support or Project Delivery. During the first year of employment incumbents will gain exposure to the IT function and key partners across the business through three project-based rotations and extended step-ins with critical business areas. This is a full time position with salary and benefits.

As a member of Tech Start you will:~crlf~~crlf~• Gain exposure to skills and technologies used across a global IT enterprise~crlf~• Support projects and initiatives across multiple IT Departments ~crlf~• Work with project teams and business stakeholders to identify requirements and develop solutions to technology needs~crlf~• Conduct needs assessments, feasibility studies and analysis; create process documentation~crlf~• Design and develop applications and solutions to support business requirements; create test requirements and execute test cases~crlf~• Ensure timely communication with key stakeholders of milestones and risks associated with assigned projects~crlf~~crlf~Job Duties:~crlf~• Under general direction, responsible for the design, development, and analysis of technology initiatives and solutions to ensure the solution is viable and appropriately designed to solve the business case. Participate in solution design sessions, and recommend solutions and options to ensure outcomes are met and documented.~crlf~• Understand and translate business requirements into technical specifications and conceptual designs that are used by Developers and Quality Analysts to test systems. Develop and document solutions, processes and procedures.~crlf~• Support projects by developing and executing test cases and acceptance criteria, and facilitation of user acceptance testing. Review requirement documents and collaborate with QA~crlf~Lead, vendors and/or colleagues to provide inputs to test strategy and scope. Ensure test execution readiness including cross-system dependencies. Communicate status reports including progress against milestones, issues and risks. Identify issues and escalate to QA Lead as appropriate.~crlf~

Requirements:~crlf~• 0 -1 year experience required: Relevant technical and business work experience. Related internship experience preferred~crlf~• Four-year degree required: Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Business Administration, or related~crlf~• Commitment to continuous learning and development~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected and valued.

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.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~

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