Software Architekt (m/f/d) Batchplattform Microfocus

Allianz Technology SE

The department A-IT04PMS ABS (Allianz Business System) program management, migrations & services department is responsible for ABS program management, release and rollout management for functional and technical expansion, application operation, application performance and tuning, the service layer and central batch processing at Allianz Business systems (ABS) from Allianz Germany. We are responsible for the system architecture, its development, care and maintenance, and in particular its high performance in online and batch operation.~crlf~ ~crlf~As the largest insurance company in Europe, Allianz Germany has set itself the goal of migrating its cross-divisional inventory management system (ABS Allianz Business System) from a mainframe environment to a Linux-based system with Microfcus. The data management is currently carried out in an IBM DB2 database, which is processed by PL1 batches and stored procedures. We mainly use IBM MQSeries for interaction with other surrounding systems. In addition to the productive platform including operations, we will also migrate the development and test environments. You will work in the projects that started to implement the outlined target architecture and design, implement and operate the Microfocus batch platform together with your colleagues.~crlf~ ~crlf~We are looking for dedicated and passionate IT architects who already have several years of experience in building and operating business-critical applications, ideally from the financial services sector, who are very familiar with PL1, DB2 and MQ and who already have experience in migrating mainframe applications to a Linux-based one have made. You have relevant training (university degree or comparable) and have certificates or proven experience in the field of architectural procedure models, and extensive practical experience as architect.

##Define, implement and maintain the IT architecture target picture to accelerate Allianz' future strategy and opportunities~crlf~##Operationalize the IT architecture~crlf~

##IT training or study of computer science or comparable qualification~crlf~##Linux (RHEL / CentOS) and their virtualization (XEN / Docker)~crlf~##Proven experience in client/server/host-architecture and perennial experience in PL1 software development~crlf~##Interest in demanding technical questions and further developments~crlf~##Entrepreneurial thinking and analytical skills~crlf~##Convincing demeanor, assertiveness and willingness to make decisions~crlf~##Willingness to participate in on-call duty and weekend operations~crlf~##Very good knowledge of spoken and written German and good knowledge of English~crlf~##Ability to work fully independent and solve complex problems or situations based on multiple sources of information ~crlf~##Profound communication skills and the ability to negotiate with a diverse audience, e.g. on senior 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 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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