Assistance Systems Architect (M/F)

Allianz Technology SE
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    Allianz Technology supports the world’s leading B2C and B2B2C specialist, delivering integrated solutions that combine insurance, assistance and technology. We provide solutions for the three product brands in the automotive, international health, and travel insurance and assistance industries worldwide, 24/7. ~crlf~Such a mission requires a strong architecture component which not only enables continuous global operations but drives the transformation required to compete in a digital world.~crlf~If you want to make the difference with an eclectic, fast paced global player we have something interesting for you in the architecture team. This is real, not PowerPoint, architecture work that has direct impact on how large IT landscapes are built, transformed and evolved.

  • Key Responsibilities

    ##Represent the architecture team in the program and project steering committees to actively influence the decision process and outcome~crlf~##Quickly capture the most relevant aspects of the IT architecture in the different business units of the Group to identify optimization and transformation opportunities to initiate new projects~crlf~##Coordinate with the local IT teams, global IT platform owners and central Enterprise Architecture team to design IT solutions and roadmaps that are pragmatic and aligned with global architecture blueprints~crlf~##Perform fit-gap analysis at functional and technical level to scope change initiatives~crlf~##Steer and consult the architecture projects engaging with the top management and technical teams~crlf~##Provide technical leadership and steering throughout the entire life cycle of IT asset – from design, to production/evolution and sun-setting

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    ##Master degree in Computer Science or equivalent with a focus on software engineering or integration~crlf~##At least 10 years of experience in Solution Architecture or System Integration~crlf~##Domain knowledge in the financial sector, insurance preferred~crlf~##Ability to independently drive complex projects throughout their lifecycle, from business case to completion~crlf~##Self-directed and result-oriented work style~crlf~##Outstanding communication skills, written and oral. English as working language, German a plus.~crlf~##Superb analytical and problem solving skills~crlf~##Genuine team spirit and collaboration attitude~crlf~ ~crlf~Desired requirements~crlf~##Hand-on experience with implementing modern service-oriented or micro-services-based solutions using modern technology stacks (especially Java Spring and .NET) and principles of Domain-Driven Design, especially in complex hybrid environments with substantial volume of legacy code~crlf~##Experience with practical application of DevOps practices and tools to streamline application delivery and operations~crlf~##Experience with full API life cycle management and application of API governance principles in highly distributed environments with teams using iterative design practices.~crlf~##Experience with building cloud native applications and knowledge of PaaS (such as CloudFoundry) , Container platforms (like OpenShift and upstream Kubernetes) and public cloud infrastructure and services like AWS is a big plus.

  • 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.

    At the core of the Group’s strength lies digitalization and its promise of growth opportunities through a ‘digital by default’ strategy. Allianz Technology SE is the principal driver behind transforming Allianz into a digital group – a quest to which nearly 7,500 Allianz Technology SE employees around the globe have committed themselves. Allianz Technology SE equips the Group with the most cutting edge digital solutions in the industry, bringing Allianz to the fingertips of its customers. At Allianz Technology SE , innovation is more than a buzzword; it is the business of the day, every day.

    We are interested in your strengths and experience. This means that we welcome all applications, irrespective of other characteristics such as gender, ethnic background, origin or any disability.~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

Allianz Technology supports the world’s leading B2C and B2B2C specialist, delivering integrated solutions that combine insurance, assistance and technology. We provide solutions for the three product brands in the automotive, international health, and travel insurance and assistance industries worldwide, 24/7. ~crlf~Such a mission requires a strong architecture component which not only enables continuous global operations but drives the transformation required to compete in a digital world.~crlf~If you want to make the difference with an eclectic, fast paced global player we have something interesting for you in the architecture team. This is real, not PowerPoint, architecture work that has direct impact on how large IT landscapes are built, transformed and evolved.

Key Responsibilities

##Represent the architecture team in the program and project steering committees to actively influence the decision process and outcome~crlf~##Quickly capture the most relevant aspects of the IT architecture in the different business units of the Group to identify optimization and transformation opportunities to initiate new projects~crlf~##Coordinate with the local IT teams, global IT platform owners and central Enterprise Architecture team to design IT solutions and roadmaps that are pragmatic and aligned with global architecture blueprints~crlf~##Perform fit-gap analysis at functional and technical level to scope change initiatives~crlf~##Steer and consult the architecture projects engaging with the top management and technical teams~crlf~##Provide technical leadership and steering throughout the entire life cycle of IT asset – from design, to production/evolution and sun-setting

Key Requirements/ Skills

##Master degree in Computer Science or equivalent with a focus on software engineering or integration~crlf~##At least 10 years of experience in Solution Architecture or System Integration~crlf~##Domain knowledge in the financial sector, insurance preferred~crlf~##Ability to independently drive complex projects throughout their lifecycle, from business case to completion~crlf~##Self-directed and result-oriented work style~crlf~##Outstanding communication skills, written and oral. English as working language, German a plus.~crlf~##Superb analytical and problem solving skills~crlf~##Genuine team spirit and collaboration attitude~crlf~ ~crlf~Desired requirements~crlf~##Hand-on experience with implementing modern service-oriented or micro-services-based solutions using modern technology stacks (especially Java Spring and .NET) and principles of Domain-Driven Design, especially in complex hybrid environments with substantial volume of legacy code~crlf~##Experience with practical application of DevOps practices and tools to streamline application delivery and operations~crlf~##Experience with full API life cycle management and application of API governance principles in highly distributed environments with teams using iterative design practices.~crlf~##Experience with building cloud native applications and knowledge of PaaS (such as CloudFoundry) , Container platforms (like OpenShift and upstream Kubernetes) and public cloud infrastructure and services like AWS is a big plus.

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.

At the core of the Group’s strength lies digitalization and its promise of growth opportunities through a ‘digital by default’ strategy. Allianz Technology SE is the principal driver behind transforming Allianz into a digital group – a quest to which nearly 7,500 Allianz Technology SE employees around the globe have committed themselves. Allianz Technology SE equips the Group with the most cutting edge digital solutions in the industry, bringing Allianz to the fingertips of its customers. At Allianz Technology SE , innovation is more than a buzzword; it is the business of the day, every day.

We are interested in your strengths and experience. This means that we welcome all applications, irrespective of other characteristics such as gender, ethnic background, origin or any disability.~crlf~~crlf~


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