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Solution Architect Risk - Risk Technology & Solutions (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Available until:  20.03.2023
Area of Expertise:  Risk Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  21586

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 an experienced Solution Architect (f/m/d). This position is based in our Frankfurt office.


The successful candidate will join the newly built Risk Technology & Solutions team and support the global Risk Management function in all aspects related to the further development of our business owned applications, systems, data, or automation. You will support us in the development and operations of state-of-the art solutions for risk monitoring & analyses, esp. within our Risk department.


This is a great moment to join our team and help unlocking the potential of new technologies for the benefit of a modern, value-adding, and efficient risk management.



Key Responsibilities

  • Identify risk managers’ needs and support on all aspects of building a customized solution (incl. gathering requirements, programming, testing, implementation and managing productive solution)
  • Assess the solutions currently in place and work with relevant users, stakeholders, and team to recommend solutions to improve the status quo (incl. automation)
  • Support/ represent Risk Team in discussions, projects and/or decisions with enterprise architecture and manage non-technical stakeholders
  • Help to ensure that solutions meet relevant internal standards (e.g. w/r IT security, data governance)
  • Serve as a person of contact for Enterprise Architecture and external data & systems providers
  • Research current and emerging technologies and proposing changes where needed



Key Requirements/ Skills/ Experience

  • Higher education in computer science, information technology, engineering (FH/ University) with excellent results
  • Approx. at least 8+ years of relevant professional experience, ideally in asset management or financial services
  • Proven experience in design, development, and implementation of complex software solutions
  • In-depth understanding of Azure Cloud incl. Databricks
  • Solid knowledge in JIRA, Confluence, Git
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with coding languages Python and SQL, (VB.Net, C# is a plus); Knowledge about SFTP, WebServices, REST-APIs
  • Working knowledge with data visualization tools, e.g. PowerBI
  • Excellent communication skills as well as verbal and written proficiency in English are vital
  • Good team player as well as the ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment



About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 600 investment professionals in over 20 offices worldwide and managing EUR 521 billion in assets. Data as of 30 September 2022.


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 need support to navigate our websites or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to


Active is: Allianz Global Investors

AllianzGI completed the transfer of investment teams (including 87 Investment Professionals) and USD 101bn of assets they manage to Voya Investment Management as part of a strategic partnership. Two thirds of the assets continue to be managed on behalf of AllianzGI clients outside of the US.