Software Architect (m/f/d) Batchplatform Microfocus

Allianz Technology SE

The department A-CP05PMS ABS Program Management, Migrations & Services, is responsible for program management, release and rollout management for the functional and technical expansion, application operation, application performance and tuning, service layer and central batch processing of the Allianz Business System (ABS) of Allianz Germany. We are also responsible for the system architecture, its development, maintenance, its interaction with division and core components, and in particular its high-performance in online and batch operation.~crlf~ ~crlf~As largest insurance company in Europe, Allianz Deutschland has set itself the goal of expanding its~crlf~cross-divisional inventory management system (ABS Allianz Business System) from a mainframe~crlf~environment to a Linux-based system with Microfocus. Data management is currently done in an IBM DB2 database, which is processed by PL1 batches and stored procedures. For interaction with other systems of the insurance business mainly IBM MQSeries is used. In addition to the production platform including operations, we will also migrate the development and test environments.

##Define, implement and maintain the target IT architecture to accelerate the implementation of Allianz's future strategy and to seize opportunities~crlf~##Operationalize the IT architecture~crlf~##Establish and introduce IT standards based on the global IT strategy~crlf~##Actively participate in the migration of the ABS mainframe environment to a Linux-based system with Microfocus~crlf~##Develop new solution designs and support finding solutions~crlf~##Quality assure processes and delivered project artifacts~crlf~

##Degree in computer science or comparable education and proven work experience combined with a continuing interest in challenging technical issues and further developments~crlf~##Several years of professional experience in building and operating business-critical applications, ideally in the financial services sector and experience in migrating mainframe applications to Linux-based systems~crlf~##Proven experience or certifications in the field of architecture process models~crlf~##Proven experience in client/server and host architectures and Linux (RHEL/CentOS) and its virtualization (XEN/Docker)~crlf~##Several years of professional experience in PL1 software development and knowledge of DB2 and MQ~crlf~##Willingness to participate in on-call duty and weekend assignments~crlf~##Entrepreneurial thinking and analytical skills, as well as a goal- and performance-oriented working method with a high level of quality awareness and customer orientation, coupled with good communication skills, especially in complex situations~crlf~##Ability to work in teams, flexibility, high resilience and social competence, as well as distinct ability to deal with conflicts together with a convincing appearance, assertiveness and willingness to make decisions~crlf~##Very good knowledge of written and spoken German and good knowledge of English~crlf~##Autonomous and independent working method as well as high problem solving competence including multiple sources of information~crlf~##Profound communication skills and the ability to negotiate with heterogeneous target groups, e.g. at senior management level~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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