Information Security Architect (f/m/d) - Limited to 24 months

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Temporary
ID:  31822


Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.


At Allianz Global Investors we foster a culture of professionalism, fulfillment, and an inclusive working environment. Do you want to be part of a leading active asset management company? Then join us now!


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


Follow the ever-evolving cyber threat landscape, Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) is continuing to invest in our Information Security capabilities. As part of this, we are looking to recruit an Information Security Specialist to support our Security Architecture capability in this complex but exciting environment.


You will be part of our global Information Security team and reporting to the Head of Information Security, you will be responsible for regional and global processes and contribute to the maturing of our Security organization with a focus on Security Architecture.


What you will do


You will be exposed to topics across various information security processes, security architectures and technologies. Responsibilities include:


  • Support of the continuous development and improvement of our global information security programme (including frameworks, processes, and tool sets)
  • Identification and management of application and infrastructure security risks by serving as security contact during project and demand processes
  • Advisory on and review of IT architectures to reduce our attack surface based on best-practises, regulatory and additional internal requirements
  • Identification and support of global, regional and local business needs and objectives with Security expertise and an emphasis on end-to-end process coverage. This includes aspects of threat modelling to identify our greatest risks and support our business partners in protecting our information assets
  • Support of innovation initiatives as Security subject matter expert
  • Work with a distributed team of Information Security and Cybersecurity professionals in Asia and Europe


What you bring


You have interest in Information Security and Cybersecurity for a global organisation. You will have relevant skills and experience encompassing:


  • Deep expertise in Information Security Management, including frameworks, operating models, risk assessments, programme management, and cybersecurity operations
  • Experience identifying of security risks in Cloud, AI and/or cryptography solutions, including the advisory on possible architectures and mitigating measures
  • Hands-on experience in developing practical solutions and processes, such as relevant guidelines and operating procedures on the basis of best-practises, business needs and regulatory requirements
  • Track record in working with diverse and distributed global teams, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills (communicating and reporting technical concepts to business and risk partners)
  • Experience working directly with senior partners (C-Suite, Board and Regulators)
  • Specific industry qualifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCSP)
  • Experience balancing multiple concurrent projects and priorities communicating and adhering to realistic deadlines
  • Proficiency in English, additional language skills are a plus

What we offer 


  • Flexible working from home and abroad according to internal guidelines (hybrid model/ flexible working hours/cross-border remote work) 
  • Access to pension/ savings plans/ Allianz products
  • Family support (relocation/ childcare facilities)
  • Company share purchasing plan 
  • Mental health and wellbeing programs 
  • Mobility solutions (Jobrad bike leasing, subvention Jobticket)
  • Career opportunities within the entire Allianz Group 
  • Self-guided learning & development
  • … and so much more! 


About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading global active asset manager.


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


Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in a transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance and teamwork. We encourage a collegial culture, that supports individual responsibility. We invest in the development of our employees to maximize the power of innovation.


If you feel inspired to promote the active asset management experience, this is the place for you. We encourage you to join our diverse, international, technology-enabled, and agile environment. Simply upload your CV in English to apply for this position!


We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to helping applicants with any disabilities. If you need support to navigate our websites or at any stage during your application, please send an email with your request to


31822 | IT & Tech Engineering | Professional | n.a. | Allianz Global Investors | Full-Time | Temporary