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Business Solutions Architect - Equity (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Due Date:  To be filled asap
Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  6855

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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 Solutions Architect - Equity (f/m/d).


In this exciting role you will act as an AI and technology facilitator for Equities and be the Business Analyst of the Investment Platform Data and Tools architecture. This position works with the Lead Investment Technology - Equity.


Key Responsibilities


  • Build and integrate the information system to implement the Lead business logic, implementation and design of infrastructure and tools for Genie Front End, Genie Data Warehouse, Genie API, Genie CIO Cockpit and Genie Research Hub
  • Defining features, phases, and solution requirements, and Providing specifications according to which the solution is defined, managed, and delivered
  • Find the best tech solution among all possible to solve the existing business problems
  • Describing the structure, characteristics, behavior, and other aspects of software to project partners


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


  • Academic degree with excellent results in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Business Administration or related field of study Ideally more than 3 years of experience in building data driven solutions for equity investment platforms including data and tools
  • Experience quantitative finance such as factor models, risk models, performance analysis, portfolio construction, mean variance optimization, back testing, SRI, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge in R, R Shiny, SQL and Python JOB DESCRIPTION – Functional Title
  • Profound knowledge in R Shinyproxy, Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, Datalake, Databricks, Kubernetes (only as user), Microsoft suite of BI and data science products including PowerBI, PowerApps, potentially Yammer/discourse/chatter or similar on a conceptional level and CICD pipelines (Jenkins, GIT Hub/BitBucket, git…)
  • Demonstrated understanding of data vendors (Refinitiv, Bloomberg, MSCI, etc.), optimization techniques, quantitative and fundamental equity research, internal data bases as well as of performance attribution and large scale API processing
  • Understanding of the business logic, which ranges from factor investing to AI signals to portfolio construction and risk models
  • Great teammate with the ability to coordinate multiple partners and teams that provide inputs and requirements
  • Experience in sustainable investing and ESG concepts would be a plus
  • Proficiency in English and shown ability to work in an international environment


About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 700 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 673 billion in assets. Data as at 31 December 2021

We invest for the long term and seek to generate value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their changing needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on protecting and enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability to drive positive change. Our goal is to elevate the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or objectives.

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 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 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