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DevOps 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:  2660

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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 searching for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented DevOps Engineer (f/m/d). The position is based in our office in Frankfurt.

We have an exciting opportunity for a DevOps Engineer to join our Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) growing team in our German offices to help us build our global cloud unified platform. In this role you will be part of a global Team and work closely with our IT and business community around the world and make our cloud services available to them. You will also contribute to our ongoing digital transformation by providing process and tool expertise as well as DevOps leadership. Besides having some clear accountabilities the role also offers a lot of room for personal creativity and development around IT and enterprise service management.


Key Responsibilities

  • Designs, develops, and maintains tractable and secure ci/cd pipelines to Azure, with a focus on automation and self-service
  • Designs and develops ci/cd archetypes based on GitOps as a bedrock to ease build and deployment of standard application patterns
  • Acts as subject matter expert to the Cloud Transformation team and application developers to support them to build and deploy their applications
  • Ensures all solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment
  • Provides third level support for tickets and incidents related to devops services under the responsibility of the Cloud Centre of Excellence
  • Collaborates with Cloud Architects, applications developers and other devops engineers to develop end-to-end Enterprise solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform
  • Maintains technical skills and knowledge of industry trends, and shares with the technical community
  • Acts as a DevOps evangelist in interactions with internal business and IT customers
  • Leads or contributes to the delivery of workshops, bootcamps, and training events vital to build the technical skills and expertise of the technical community in the application of DevOps principles


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

The ideal candidate for this role is passionate about customer happiness and going above and beyond to improve the experience of acquiring and using the devops solution that we offer. This person has a structured approach to execution and problem-solving, a keen interest in technology, and little patience for unnecessary manual labor - if you can describe it, automate it, and rise above it.

  • Several years of overall IT proven experience, with a minimum first experience as a DevOps Engineer
  • Practical knowledge of GitOps principles is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Engineering, or an equivalent experience
  • Extensive, real-world experience designing & packaging solution architectures and technology components for enterprise solutions, with a focus on cloud technologies (esp. Kubernetes and helm), and implementation of standard methodologies in DevOps
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code solutions (e.g. Terraform) and DevSecOps for cloud infrastructure
  • Additional domain expertise in two or more of the following areas:
  • Cloud security, including vulnerability management, threat protection, and secure infrastructure design
  • Scalable application development based on app services, API management, and container orchestration through Kubernetes
  • Build and deploy sophisticated analytics and machine learning solutions (based for example on databricks,
  • Sagemaker, Azure ML, MLFlow, BOT framework)
  • Prior work experience in consulting, or in software/services companies preferred


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.