IT Enterprise Architect (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

The Enterprise Architecture team is a key designer and enabler of our global IT strategy and transformation. To further strengthen this team we are looking for you! An experienced Enterprise Architect for Investments and Operations (f/m/d) to take ownership in an exciting and versatile international environment. In this role, you will report to the Chief IT Architect and will be based in our office in Frankfurt.

##Drive enterprise change and transformation as well as support the prosperous execution of business strategy for the Investments and Operations sector in-line with Enterprise Architecture~crlf~##Collaboratively with the corresponding business owners resolve the Investments and Operations target architecture and the roadmap for its implementation~crlf~##Analyze industry, technology and market trends to determine their potential impacts~crlf~##Lead and facilitate the creation of Investments and Operations architecture principles to run respective solution architecture decision making~crlf~##Represent Enterprise Architecture as an upbeat and valuable business partner~crlf~##Ensure all projects are in line with Enterprise Architecture standards or exceptions are flagged and detailed~crlf~##Responsible for the documentation of relevant architecture design and analysis work for your area~crlf~##Assess through appropriate metrics and communicate the achievements and impact~crlf~~crlf~

##Several years of working experience in Information Technology, with a couple years working practice in IT Architecture in asset management environment~crlf~##Diploma in Business Administration, Business Informatics or similar~crlf~##Outstanding oral and written communication skills, proficient in English~crlf~##Excellent functional knowledge in Investments and Operations covering amongst others Decision Support, Portfolio Management, Trading processes~crlf~##Proven track record in architecting Investments and Operations target architectures in asset management industry~crlf~##Strong understanding of ongoing and emerging application integration technologies, design patterns and principles~crlf~##Outstanding analytical skills~crlf~##Excellent planning and interpersonal capability and basic Knowledge of all elements of a holistic Enterprise Architecture~crlf~##Knowledge of business re-engineering principles and processes~crlf~##Precognition of crucial graphical modelling approaches, tools and model repositories~crlf~##The ability to balance the long-term (or "big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions~crlf~##Capability to translate business needs into Enterprise Architecture requirements~crlf~##The ability to estimate the financial impact of Enterprise Architecture alternatives~crlf~

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.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors~crlf~~crlf~You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you since,~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors.~crlf~~crlf~

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