IT-Architect for Finance (m/f/d)

Allianz Technology SE

The Finance, Actuarial, Investment, Procurement and Reporting Division (FAIR) is responsible for the maintenance and evolution of the global target platforms provided for the respective business.The scope of FAIR’s portfolio includes over 30 services used by Allianz organizations in more than 40 countries, attributing to more than 40 annual closings and supports more than 600 billion € of assets managed.To ensure our platforms are adaptable for today’s demands and sustainable for the future, collaboration with our business partners Allianz SE H2, H3, and the respective business units in the Allianz OEs is essential.

##Support enterprise IT strategy for all Finance-related topics. Setting up, driving and tracking tailored transformation initiatives from the architecture perspective in close collaboration with all stakeholders.~crlf~##Outline the future IT-architecture for the Finance Function of a global Insurance Group covering their different business models – Insurance (L/H and P/C), Financial Asset Management, IT-Service Provider, Business Service Provider~crlf~##Explore opportunities for the migration to new technologies with the Allianz Technology portfolio or decommission of non-strategic technologies.~crlf~##Ensure seamless integration of migrated applications with Future Cloud Platform and Future Infrastructure Platform, and with related IT infrastructure services (e.g. network services, IAM services, security services)~crlf~##Support teams within Global Platforms with ad-hoc requests from management and stakeholders, related to Finance IT-architecture.~crlf~##Support project teams by facilitating definition of project scope, plan, timing, costs, risk and deliverables.~crlf~##Support project teams in designing and implementing of new~crlf~##Identify dependencies and impacts with other ongoing workstreams and propose adequate solutions.~crlf~##Analysis of new technical trends and cloud services for constant further development~crlf~

##Master degree/Bachelor in Computer Science, ~crlf~##5+ years’ experience in an Architect role with design, implementation and support of Finance solutions ~crlf~##Proven experience with integration architectures patterns for Microservices and Event based for loosely coupled architectures~crlf~##In depth technology knowledge on WebServices, Events (e.g. Kafka) and Streaming technol-ogies~crlf~##Profound knowledge on different database technologies. ~crlf~##Strong expertise in Standard Software Solutions for central functions (focusing ERP, Reporting)~crlf~##Cloud Computing on Azure, AWS and Hybrid off~crlf~##Stakeholder management and communication. ~crlf~##Excellent leadership skills and ability to drive solutions in a matrix organization~crlf~##Excellent verbal and written communication skills. ~crlf~##Strong teamwork and client-facing skills.~crlf~##Diverse technology stack and architecture expertise including .NET, Java/Open source stack, Cloud (Azure, AWS), Microservices, middleware and package solutions, relevant tools and technologies like Jenkins, Git, Maven, Ansible, OpenShift Docker, Kubernetes, Helms, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgresSQL,~crlf~##Cassandra, Selenium, Chef, Puppet ~crlf~##Cloud certificates (MS Azure, AWS, etc.) or willingness to obtain them~crlf~##Fluent English skills (mandatory)~crlf~##German (nice to have)~crlf~##Experience with cost benefit analysis for cloud migrations from a technical and financial perspective.~crlf~##Professional Services and Consulting engagements~crlf~

Our local advantages~crlf~##Flexible and mobile working: We offer a flexible working time model with 38 hours/week, 30 vacation days per year, as well as „hybrid“ workplace model.~crlf~ ~crlf~##Family friendliness: Balancing family and career is a top priority for us. We offer support from caring for the little ones to supporting with care for family members.~crlf~ ~crlf~##Open and international working environment: Allianz stands for diversity. Various social networks offer employees a wide range of support and development opportunities within our company.~crlf~ ~crlf~##Career development: Digital learning platforms, mentoring programs and training sessions give employees the opportunity for personal and professional development. ~crlf~ ~crlf~##Allianz Pension: Benefit from our attractive company pension scheme (model).~crlf~ ~crlf~##Employee discounts: Allianz employees benefit from employee discounts, for example on Allianz insurance policies, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), public transport, our canteen or company bike.~crlf~ ~crlf~##Relocation Service: For international transfers, we provide support in the form of VISA, official work and temporary accommodation to ensure a smooth start in a new environment.~crlf~ ~crlf~*The above-mentioned advantages may vary depending on the location and are only an extract of our numerous offers. For your individual service catalogue, please contact our Career Service or the People Function.

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~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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