DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Allianz Technology SE
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    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 €122B in 2016. Within Allianz, the Advanced Business Analytics unit (ABA), as part of Group Digital Transformation, 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~ ~crlf~The Advanced Business 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.

  • Key Responsibilities

    The Data Science Platform (DSP) is an internal service which empowers the Allianz group to develop, deploy, and operate data driven products end to end. Our goal is to reduce time for our customers from the first product ideation to its delivery following the DevOps philosophy. The DSP provides a scalable, fault-tolerant, self-service, integrated, security-approved environment at a competitive price. We strive for continuous improvement of our tool stack by evaluating, contributing to, and integrating state of the art technologies. Our platform community fosters knowledge and best practice sharing.~crlf~ ~crlf~We are looking for a DevOps Engineer who is as passionate about our vision as we are. This includes the following responsibilities:~crlf~##Develop new functionalities for the DSP~crlf~##Evaluate new technologies in the field of cloud computing, distributed computing, data engineering, and data science~crlf~##Resolve incidents and change requests~crlf~##Support and interact with data scientists and data engineers within the Allianz Group ~crlf~##Write user guides, announcements, blog posts, and best practices

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    Technical Skills~crlf~Our platform is a diverse product consisting of several technologies. This characteristic should be reflected in our cross functional team of individuals who have a deep understanding of their technical specialty and at the same time are able to work outside of their core area. We encourage to contribute your individual strengths and personality to the team and give you the room to develop some new skills and experiences. The following technical skills are required for this particular position:~crlf~ ~crlf~Operations~crlf~##Experience with Linux~crlf~##Infrastructure as code~crlf~##Log and Metrics management~crlf~##Virtualization (virtual machines & Docker)~crlf~##Deployment and configuration automation (Ansible)~crlf~##Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (Gitlab CI, Jenkins, Nexus etc.)~crlf~ ~crlf~Software Development~crlf~##Proficiency in at least one programming language (we have components written in Go, Scala, Python, Elm, Angular etc.)~crlf~##Software engineering (design patterns, version control, automated testing, concurrent programming etc.)~crlf~##Continuous integration, deployment, and delivery~crlf~ ~crlf~Data Engineering~crlf~##Databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Neo4J)~crlf~##Distributed systems (e.g. Spark)~crlf~##Batch vs. stream processing (e.g. Kafka)~crlf~##Workflow orchestration and automation (e.g. Luigi)~crlf~##Basic understanding how machine learning algorithms work~crlf~ ~crlf~Other Skills~crlf~##DevOps mindset (you build it, you run it; taking responsibility for your work)~crlf~##Team player open to work in an agile environment~crlf~##Fluent English (written and spoken) is a must, other languages (e.g. German, French, Italian, etc.) are a plus~crlf~##Customer orientation & communication skills

  • Additional Information

    Please note that the mandatory application document is the CV, all other files such as Cover Letter for the position, University Transcripts, Diploma and Employer Testimonials/References are advisable and desired by the Hiring Department for a more comprehensive application assessment.

  • 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

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 €122B in 2016. Within Allianz, the Advanced Business Analytics unit (ABA), as part of Group Digital Transformation, 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~ ~crlf~The Advanced Business 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.

Key Responsibilities

The Data Science Platform (DSP) is an internal service which empowers the Allianz group to develop, deploy, and operate data driven products end to end. Our goal is to reduce time for our customers from the first product ideation to its delivery following the DevOps philosophy. The DSP provides a scalable, fault-tolerant, self-service, integrated, security-approved environment at a competitive price. We strive for continuous improvement of our tool stack by evaluating, contributing to, and integrating state of the art technologies. Our platform community fosters knowledge and best practice sharing.~crlf~ ~crlf~We are looking for a DevOps Engineer who is as passionate about our vision as we are. This includes the following responsibilities:~crlf~##Develop new functionalities for the DSP~crlf~##Evaluate new technologies in the field of cloud computing, distributed computing, data engineering, and data science~crlf~##Resolve incidents and change requests~crlf~##Support and interact with data scientists and data engineers within the Allianz Group ~crlf~##Write user guides, announcements, blog posts, and best practices

Key Requirements/ Skills

Technical Skills~crlf~Our platform is a diverse product consisting of several technologies. This characteristic should be reflected in our cross functional team of individuals who have a deep understanding of their technical specialty and at the same time are able to work outside of their core area. We encourage to contribute your individual strengths and personality to the team and give you the room to develop some new skills and experiences. The following technical skills are required for this particular position:~crlf~ ~crlf~Operations~crlf~##Experience with Linux~crlf~##Infrastructure as code~crlf~##Log and Metrics management~crlf~##Virtualization (virtual machines & Docker)~crlf~##Deployment and configuration automation (Ansible)~crlf~##Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (Gitlab CI, Jenkins, Nexus etc.)~crlf~ ~crlf~Software Development~crlf~##Proficiency in at least one programming language (we have components written in Go, Scala, Python, Elm, Angular etc.)~crlf~##Software engineering (design patterns, version control, automated testing, concurrent programming etc.)~crlf~##Continuous integration, deployment, and delivery~crlf~ ~crlf~Data Engineering~crlf~##Databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Neo4J)~crlf~##Distributed systems (e.g. Spark)~crlf~##Batch vs. stream processing (e.g. Kafka)~crlf~##Workflow orchestration and automation (e.g. Luigi)~crlf~##Basic understanding how machine learning algorithms work~crlf~ ~crlf~Other Skills~crlf~##DevOps mindset (you build it, you run it; taking responsibility for your work)~crlf~##Team player open to work in an agile environment~crlf~##Fluent English (written and spoken) is a must, other languages (e.g. German, French, Italian, etc.) are a plus~crlf~##Customer orientation & communication skills

Additional Information

Please note that the mandatory application document is the CV, all other files such as Cover Letter for the position, University Transcripts, Diploma and Employer Testimonials/References are advisable and desired by the Hiring Department for a more comprehensive application assessment.

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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