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Test Manager and Test Automation Engineer (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Due Date:  To be filled asap
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  1727

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!


We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.

We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Test Manager (f/m/d). This position will be based in our Frankfurt or Paris offices.


This role works within AllianzGI's test management and its purpose is to ensure and drive adoption of the test management and test automation frameworks in the organisation and to provide active guidance. Responsibilities include further continuous optimisation, as well as oversight of projects and applications adhering to the standard approaches for AllianzGI test management. In this expert role, your responsibilities will include test automation engineering, researching and developing Test automation practices, and communicating processes and results to stakeholders. 


Key responsibilities:


  • Guide the projects and applications in defining and implementing the test plan and test strategy
  • Enable the projects/applications in applying, reviewing and improving the guidelines and procedures
  • Ensure collection of information relevant for the optimization (Key Performance Indicators, Assessment)
  • Coordinate onboarding of tools and framework
  • Coordinate and optimize processes by collecting relevant information, consolidating the test metrics and identifying actions for test process optimization
  • Ensure and enable adherence to AllianzGI test management standards along project lifecycle
  • Research and develop Test Automation practises and select tools


Skills/ Competencies:


  • Consistent track record for project test management & test automation (3-5 years)
  • Experience in supporting the test management of complete project lifecycle with project teams of 2 to 15 people in an international set up
  • Strong skills in creating and maintaining test plans, including risks, actions, issues, dependencies
  • Highly proficient in test management tools (Xray for Jira, Jira) and test automation tools (web-based, API, ETL)
  • Strong experience with Test automation tools in the context of DevOps toolchain and Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Experience of test management using AGILE or PRINCE2 methodology (or equivalent) for medium to large sized projects
  • Excellent, convincing written/oral communication skills towards projects, teams and senior partners in English language

About Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 690 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 633 billion in assets for individuals, families, and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you 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.

We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.

We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com.