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Investment Engineer / Fullstack Python Developer (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:  3737

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 Investment Engineer / Fullstack Python Developer (f/m/d). The position is based in our Frankfurt office.

 

Technology and Engineering play a crucial role in the success of our investment solutions at Allianz Global Investors. We are executing a series of global change initiatives to boost our investment technology platforms and empower our investment teams. In this context, we are looking for an Investment Engineer / Fullstack Python Developer for our Investment Data & Technology Team to help build and maintain our data and analytics platform.

We are looking for candidates who are driven, possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills and exhibit excellent communication skills. Successful candidates have a solid understanding of software engineering practices, technology infrastructure and investment business processes and products. We seek candidates with experience in crafting and implementing cloud services, eager to or have worked in international and multidisciplinary teams and can apply an intrapreneurial approach to problem-solving and product development. Successful candidates will directly reshape the efficiency, productivity and success of our investment capabilities.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Craft, implement and maintain a new and modern Fixed Income Investment platform
  • Work closely with Investment professionals, data and technology teams to understand their challenges and short-term and strategic goals to support business growth
  • Understand and gather business and data requirements from Investment and Portfolio Management teams
  • Design, develop and deliver efficient technology solutions to address functional investment needs and empower investment teams
  • Design and deliver efficient technology solutions incorporating non-functional and regulatory requirements in close collaboration with respective support units and teams
  • Be an active contributor in further developing our investment processes and data and cloud strategies
  • Stay updated on the state of the art and new technologies in the market, that could improve the efficiency of our platform and business

 

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

 

The ideal candidate has an agile mind-set and is a teammate who is comfortable working in cross-functional multidisciplinary teams.

 

Required:

  • Strong analytical background and passion about financial markets
  • University degree in a quantitative field (Computer Science/Math/Science/Engineering) and/or related work experience
  • First experience with professional software development using several programming paradigms and languages (OOP, Functional, Concurrent, TDD, DDD, etc.)
  • Shown experience with software design patterns and concepts (design patterns, SOC, DRY, etc.)
  • Familiarity with software architecture paradigms (N-Tier, SOA, microservices, Event-driven, etc.)
  • Validated experience with SDLC tooling and DevOps
  • Experienced in relational modelling and SQL
  • Confirmed ability to convert ideas and concepts into robust software solutions
  • Proficiency in Python and a keen interest in other programming languages
  • Agile mentality and ability to work in a dynamic, very international and culturally sensitive environment
  • An intrapreneurial approach and commitment to problem-solving and product development growing in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills in English, including the ability to clearly articulate complex financial and mathematical concepts to both technical and business audiences globally

 

Preferred:

  • Work experience in the financial industry
  • Exposure to Front Office APIs such as Bloomberg and thinkFolio
  • Experience with data science skills (Data wrangling, machine learning, data analysis, etc.)

 

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.