Principal Consultant (m/f/d) IT Decommissioning in Allianz Consulting

Allianz Technology SE

Allianz Consulting was established in 2004 as the internal consulting division of the Allianz Group. Our vision is to be the consulting partner of choice for Allianz Group core segments. Our experienced consulting teams support all Allianz operating entities worldwide in planning and implementing their local key strategic projects.~crlf~ ~crlf~Our consulting services focus on our clients' needs ranging from strategy, market management, sales and distribution, IT, organization, claims and operations to central functions and agile. We bring deep, industrial and functional expertise to fulfill our clients’ requirements and support the overall vision of the Allianz Group.~crlf~ ~crlf~Joining Allianz Consulting means working in a fully international environment alongside other talented people who enjoy sharing their knowledge and experiences, having increased personal responsibilities and working under a flat management hierarchy. Allianz Consulting has a reputation for focusing on growing its talent and on-the-job training from the very first day to ensure strong career development and preparation for future opportunities within the Allianz Group.~crlf~ ~crlf~Allianz Consulting’s structure focuses on competencies and delivery. Therefore, Allianz Consulting is set-up in so called "Practice Areas" that work project and expertise focused. This position is considered for the IT & Transformation Practice Area.

##Engage with senior business IT leaders and executives to drive decommissioning agenda~crlf~##Execute and oversee IT decommissioning projects (applications & infrastructure) across several platforms and tools under the guidance of an Engagement Manager~crlf~##Responsible for providing management oversight and work with project teams, engineers, architects, data experts and senior stakeholders to implement project using agreed methodology, and driving best practices when applicable~crlf~##Identifying and understanding all components of an application, interfaces and underlying infrastructure for a comprehensive decommissioning plan covering all dependencies ~crlf~##Provide support to existing clients while ensuring effective and efficient key account management and help and coach more junior project team members~crlf~##General contribution to Allianz Consulting~crlf~##Challenge technical implementation solutions and overall approach to various topics in IT decommissioning~crlf~

Qualification, Competencies, Certification and Experiences~crlf~##University degree preferably in Business Administration, IT or similar or equivalent experience~crlf~##5+ years of experience in IT implementation projects, specifically managing IT migrations, data archival and decommissioning projects~crlf~##Strong technical background with experience of managing technology-led change programs~crlf~##Good understanding of Databases, Networks, Servers, Storage, Virtualization & Cloud technologies~crlf~##Working knowledge on any of the following: Oracle, SQL, Micro-Strategy, Lotus Notes, Amazon Web Services, Azure Cloud, ABS, Informatica (or comparable data migration tools)~crlf~##Fluent in written and spoken English and German~crlf~##Strong self-motivation and ability to work with a high degree of autonomy~crlf~ ~crlf~Desired requirements /skills /experience ~crlf~##Consulting experience in analyzing and advising on application rationalization / IT decommissioning projects~crlf~##Working knowledge of ABS or any other core insurance platform / systems~crlf~##Good understanding of IT architectural framework and IT application landscape~crlf~##Insurance business experience and knowledge~crlf~##International work experience (min. 24 months)~crlf~##Prior leadership experience~crlf~##Trained in project management~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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