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Data Analyst (f/m/d) Investment Data & Technology

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:  3946

Job Purpose/Role


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 Data Analyst (f/m/d) for Investment Data & Technology. This position will be based in our Frankfurt office.


Technology plays a crucial role in the success of our business at Allianz Global Investors. We are executing a series of global change initiatives driving towards unifying and harmonizing the technology landscape. In this context we are searching for a data analyst to support and further develop our new data provisioning landscape – directly servicing our investment teams. We are looking for a driven, client-centric IT professional with a good understanding of Finance and Asset Management requirements. The successful candidate will have experience in technical business analysis / data analysis and have worked in an agile delivery setting. She/he will contribute to the efficiency, productivity and success of Allianz Global Investors.


Key Responsibilities


  • Support and develop the data integration for our Investment Teams across asset classes and across front office platforms
  • Quickly learn data delivery workflows and understand the business impact of the data
  • Ensure excellent data support for Investment Professionals daily by tracing and addressing data issues across systems end-to-end
  • Streamline the process to ensure timely communication between IT teams and investments
  • Standardize issue resolution targets and management reporting
  • Support the rollout and data-integration of the ThinkFolio platform and future data initiatives
  • Identify and champion opportunities for automating system health checks working with our development groups
  • Drive forward simplification, optimization and straight-through processing of front-office related workflows
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with partners and external vendors
  • Act as client-centric business partner and understanding the importance of data


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
  • The ideal candidate has experience in investment or finance related technology projects and an agile mindset
  • Broad understanding of data models and data flows in a larger Investment eco system
  • Ideally experienced in operating and support models and constantly striving for continuous improvements
  • Good knowledge of financial instruments and asset management business processes
  • Strong data analysis skills including Excel, Power BI, SQL and other related tools/programming languages
  • Passionate about financial markets and interest in technology
  • She/he is a team player who is comfortable working in cross-functional teams
  • Prior experience using ThinkFolio desirable
  • Superb communication skills in English
  • Additional German language skills would be helpful


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.