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Business Analyst - IT Product Owner (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

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:  2009

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 Business Analyst - IT Product Owner (f/m/d). The position is based in our Frankfurt office.

 

Within this exciting role, you will support and shape the further roll-out of our Private Markets Investment Management IT applications currently based on Allvue and eFront. Once rolled out, you will take ownership for the respective application. Additionally, you will be responsible for crafting, implementing and improving (new) operational requirements, investment features and functionalities along the investment management value chain.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work together with external system providers (e.g. Allvue Systems) and serve as core contact point between investment management and the system provider
  • Support system changes and updates together with external and internal partners incl. documentation
  • Take system ownership for alternative investment platform, incl. maintenance, system upgrades, end-user support, etc.
  • Closely work together with the Product department, Investment Managers and Client Account Managers to gather business requirements
  • Stay in close contact with internal clients to understand their needs, assess feasibility early on, advise on how to craft the proposed solution and manage the implementation process through to success
  • Develop operational models and workflows as well as design technology and data solutions to meet the defined requirements and fitting to the overall operating model

 

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

Required:

  • Excellent university degree in Business Administration, Economics, IT, Engineering or related field of study
  • First experience gained through an entry level job or through internships in similar roles
  • Basic understanding of the investment management business and first experience with alternative investment products
  • Experience in data analytics as well as in working with SQL data bases (Microsoft Azure) and project management tools such as Jira or Confluence and additionally in PowerBI
  • Previous project management, implementation, business analysis or system delivery experience with external service provider and internal fast paced clients
  • Experience with one or several investment management applications such as Allvue or eFront including a solid understanding of the data models behind
  • Fluent in English, additional language skills are a plus

Preferred:

  • Further experience with additional financial software / trading technology / trading systems / OMS (Order Management System)
  • Hands-on experience with alternative products, especially private and infrastructure debt
  • Additional IT-programming skills such as e.g. Python

 

 

About Allianz Global Investors

 

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 705 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 647 billion in assets for individuals, families, and institutions. (Data as of 30 September 2021)

 

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.