Big Data Solution Architect (m/f/d)

Allianz SE (global headquarters)

The Allianz Group is one of the largest insurance companies and financial institutions in the world, with over 140,000 employees worldwide and a revenue exceeding €126B in 2017. Within Allianz, the Analytics Technology (AT) unit, as part of Group Technology and Architecture, is responsible for all topics concerning advanced analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and modern technologies related to big data and distributed/scalable computing, at the global level.~crlf~The AT team, together with the Advanced Analytics Team (ABA) drives with AI and data analytics the Single Digital Agenda of the Allianz Group worldwide. Our mission is to transform insurance processes and to generate data-driven impact with the help of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other data technologies. To empower the Allianz Group, we have three main supporting pillars: the Data Science Platform, the Data Lab and the Competence Centre.~crlf~As expert in the Group Technology and Architecture department, you’ll be driving several architecture topics in the analytics area with your software development, systems design and architecture experience, as well as your leadership skills.~crlf~You will work closely with the Head of AT and the other Stakeholders in the Group Technology and Architecture department in order to deliver state-of-the-art end-to-end analytics solutions to our Operating Entities (OE), all in a cost effective manner.

##Contribute in the development of a strategic technological vision and direction for AT~crlf~##Contribute to the AI Products team building and maintaining the reusable software components that power all our AI Products~crlf~##Lead the AI Products team from an engineering perspective, being accountable for technical choices~crlf~##Create, implement and maintain a continuous improvement plan for software development in the field of analytics.~crlf~##Keep up with trends and evolving technology in the big data and analytics world~crlf~##Accountable for the on-time and to-quality delivery of our software architecture assets~crlf~##Work closely with the Product Owners with the aim of meeting current and future user needs~crlf~##Understand and explain advantages and disadvantages of the proposed solutions to internal and external stakeholders, at different levels~crlf~##Contribute to improve the Allianz Big Data software stack and to define the final production environment~crlf~~crlf~

Qualification:~crlf~##Master (MSc) or equivalent experience in a technical field (for example, Computer Science, Engineering...)~crlf~##Demonstrable experience in leading teams of software developers~crlf~##Experience with distributed computing, in-memory processing, resource management (Mesos, Nomad, Kubernetes...)~crlf~##Familiar with the handling of large data sources~crlf~##Knowledge of database technologies and fundamentals~crlf~##Being able to manage security topics in an enterprise environment (LDAP/AD, Kerberos, encryption...)~crlf~##Expertise in Python as programming languages; other programming languages are a plus~crlf~##Knowledge of architectural patterns (microservices, SOA, ESB...)~crlf~##Strong understanding of the Agile software development cycle~crlf~##Excellent written and oral communication skills (English)~crlf~##Capability of result oriented communication with people from different departments with different skill sets~crlf~##Self-motivated, with attention to the detail, team player, supportive, passionate, professional and accountable~crlf~##Willing to work in an international team~crlf~ ~crlf~Additionally, one or more of the following skills make your profile more interesting~crlf~##Firm knowledge of networking concepts and protocols~crlf~##Solid understanding of hypervisor, provisioning, configuration and deployment technologies~crlf~##Hands-on experience with cloud technologies, principles and capabilities~crlf~##Experience in data analytics and data warehousing~crlf~##Project Management experience~crlf~~crlf~

Senior Recruiter: Ms. Isabelle Ebel Phone: +49 (0)152/09261520~crlf~Please submit your applications only via the tool (blue button above).

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 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 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~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 SE is the global headquarters of the Allianz Group. Our employees reflect the Group's geographic and functional diversity. Located in Munich, Allianz SE provides the perfect opportunity to start or continue with your international career.

Please submit your complete application documents (incl. CV, certificates, references and motivation letter)~crlf~~crlf~We are looking forward to receiving your application on SE is committed to employment equality and therefore welcomes applications from all people regardless of gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, or philosophy of life.~crlf~~crlf~

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