DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Allianz Technology SE

The Allianz Group is one of the largest and most renowned financial services providers in the world, representing an international network of strong brands with first-class products. Above all, we strive for commitment to excellence in our daily business, in our relationships with customers, shareholders, employees and the community. Allianz Group serves more than 92 million customers in more than 70 countries.~crlf~ ~crlf~Within Allianz Group, the Analytics Technology (AT) department as part of Global Technology and Architecture, is responsible for all technology topics relating to advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and modern big data solutions and distributed/scalable computing. The AT team is accountable for establishing a global state-of-the-art Global Data Platform (GDP), as well as for the end-to-end development of scalable analytics assets based on AI and machine learning. We are responsible for assessing new technologies on the market and we establish standards, best practices and architecture blue prints within the Group.~crlf~ ~crlf~The Global Data Platform (GDP) is an internal shared IT service which provides the functionalities and capabilities to support the transformation of Allianz into a data-driven company. The platform team is responsible to provide, operate and evolve these capabilities as services for our customers. Additionally we are managing the cloud infrastructure and the scalable, reliable and fault-tolerant technical services. Following our DevOps philosophy, we strive for continuous improvement of our tool stack by evaluating, contributing to, and integrating state-of-the-art technologies.

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer who is as passionate about our vision as we are. Your tasks will include:~crlf~##Configuration and support of applications and services related to data engineering and data science deployed in both private and public clouds~crlf~##Support and interact with data scientists and data engineers within the Allianz Group ~crlf~##Accomplish improvement in performance, reliability, and automation levels.~crlf~##Resolve incidents and change requests~crlf~##Write technical documentation and apply best practices~crlf~##Deliver new services for the Global Data Platform (GDP)~crlf~

##Our platform is a diverse product consisting of several technologies. This characteristic is reflected in our cross functional team of individuals who have a deep understanding of their technical specialty and at the same time can work outside of their comfort zone. We encourage to contribute your individual strengths and personality to the team and give you the room to develop some new skills and experiences. ~crlf~ ~crlf~A successful candidate is expected to provide the following knowledge:~crlf~##Advanced knowledge in either Kubernetes or Hashicorp Nomad~crlf~##Advanced experience with Docker containers~crlf~##Kafka and Spark (administration and recovery in existing deployments; programming internals)~crlf~##Development of CI/CD pipelines for Gitlab / Jenkins~crlf~##Strong knowledge in developing shell scripts (Bash or other POSIX shell)~crlf~##Familiarity with Python language (deploy packages; build and distribute python environments), preferably in the context of data science~crlf~##General understanding of Networking and IT Security Principles~crlf~ ~crlf~Also, highly desirable knowledge that would highlight your profile:~crlf~##Elasticsearch (maintenance and operation of existing deployments, preferably within an orchestrator such as Kubernetes or Nomad)~crlf~##Knowledge of the internals in data science tools such as Jupyter notebooks, R-Studio and Zeppelin notebooks~crlf~##Tools such as Airflow, Luigi and MLFlow~crlf~##Solid knowledge in GIT version control system~crlf~##Advanced Linux knowledge~crlf~ ~crlf~Other Skills~crlf~##Bachelor (BSc), Master (MSc) or equivalent experience in a technical field (for example, Computer Science, Engineering)~crlf~##DevOps mindset (you build it, you own it)~crlf~##Team-player open to work in an agile and flexible environment~crlf~##Fluent English (written and spoken) is a must, German language is a plus~crlf~

Diversity & Inclusion are not only words to us. Show us what makes you unique and together we give them a meaning.~crlf~Your CV is the necessary document, that will help us do that. 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.

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.

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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