Executive IT Architect (m/f/d)

Allianz Technology SE

Allianz Germany aims to modernize Allianz Business Systems (ABS), which includes all lines of business, in the upcoming years. The department ABS and Enterprise Edition Architecture in the pillar of Customer Platforms within Allianz Technology is working on a project to migrate our IBM Z based database backend to a x86 based Linux backend. Furthermore we setup different projects to establish the cloud readiness of the business logic. Several initiatives also aim to build up the Enterprise Edition out of ABS Germany. The department ABS and Enterprise Edition Architecture is in charge of the architecture of the IT System, in which Allianz Germany operates all its customer, contract and claim data as well, as the ABS Enterprise Edition. Therefore, we work closely together with Allianz Germany as well as the responsible department of Allianz SE and the ABS Core Competence Center in Vienna. We are also part of the IT Governance Bodies.

##Project Management and Team Leadership: You are working on ongoing and planned projects to implement the above mentioned goals. Your task is to design and implement the target architecture together with your colleagues. You are working closely together with the Chief Architect for ABS Germany and ABS Enterprise Edition.~crlf~##You evaluate the requirements (technical, functional as well as non functional) and consult, design and implement the target architecture based on the guidelines which are given by the architecture blueprint of the Allianz Group.~crlf~##Participation in the governance bodies of Allianz Germany and the ABS Core Competence Center. Within the scope of these activities, you will be responsible for the preparation and follow-up of all topics concerning ABS D and ABS EE.~crlf~##Furthermore, you will also be responsible for the topics which, from an IT point of view, have to be actively introduced into the committees for ABS D and ABS EE and also the debrief to the implementing organization.~crlf~##You are driving technical, organizational and functional innovation in a matrix without having the line responsibility for the respective employees to enable the organization to apply the architectural changes properly.~crlf~##In order to do this, you have to manage the involved stakeholders from board level to domain architects and more junior employees~crlf~

##Based on an university degree in mathematics/informatics or comparable you have at least +5 years of proven working experience in project design and implementing software architectures for business critical applications.~crlf~##You have certificates in IT architecture, like iSAQB, TOGAF or comparable certifications that complement your professional profile.~crlf~##You have at least five years of experience in leading teams or projects with a strong focus on architecture.~crlf~##You have a great knowledge about different architectural designs and design patterns, partly with a deeper understanding (cloud architecture, microservices, integration architectures, patterns for resilience SOA, REST, etc).~crlf~##You have a proven track record within the financial industry, an agile mindset and you are customer and service oriented.~crlf~##You are able to summarize complex issues for board members as well as for employees. You are able to work hands-on together with our IT architects.~crlf~##You will be expecting some business trips in EU countries from time to time. Our working language is German. We expect very good written and oral English skills (C1).~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 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 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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