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Solution Architect (m/f/d) #StandwithUkraine

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

München, DE, 80802

Due Date:  asap
Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  IDS
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  8839

IDS GmbH - Analysis and Reporting Services (IDS) unlocks the value of data for the global investment industry: We validate, refine, and link data from a wide variety of sources and make it available for mission-critical processes along all investment strategies and products quickly, worldwide, and at any time. Fund management companies, insurance companies, banks and pension funds can use IDS to access a flexibly scalable data platform as well as all necessary analyses and reports in the desired format. As a 100% subsidiary of Allianz SE, IDS has stood for stability, reliability and certified security in the handling of its customers' data since 2001. 

 

JOB PURPOSE/ROLE

Shape the technological future with us. Be part of our exciting cloud journey and design solutions together with experts from our business and development departments, especially in the area of market data.  

As Solution Architect (m/f/d) you are responsible to create IT solutions for our market data platform and manage the solutions architecture. You are the ambassador between Governance Boards, Enterprise Architecture and projects by transforming, establishing and retaining guidelines, principles, blueprints in all directions. Thereby you consider the corporate strategy and realize all business processes that define how IDS achieves its strategic goals.

We live flat hierarchies in which experts with a wide variety of technical and professional backgrounds work together across teams on exciting projects, and we always have an open ear for your ideas. In addition we offer an extensive onboarding program to support your entry into IDS GmbH.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design the target solution and manage the Solution Architecture to enable our IDS services used by asset/investment managers within as well as outside Allianz
  • Analyze the non-functional requirements
  • Choose the technology, framework, platform in collaboration with the Enterprise Architects and other IDS specialists
  • Support Project Manager with architectural expertise
  • Provide consulting and guidance to the development team
  • Evaluate third-party products including strategic-fit, risks and compliance with IDS and Allianz Group strategy
  • Ensures compliance of the solution with non-functional requirements, such as security, performance, maintainability, scalability, usability, reliability and IDS enterprise architecture

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • University degree preferably in IT, software engineering, (business) computer science or comparable degree
  • Profound professional experience in the design of IT solutions, including selection of appropriate technologies
  • Datawarehouse knowhow
  • Experience with market data is an advantage
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (across hierarchies)
  • Ability to change perspectives and to convincingly obtain buy-in of all stakeholders
  • Ability to formulate and solve problems, independent thinking
  • Very strong team player, responsible and dependable
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and can-do-attitude
  • Interest in financial/insurance industry topics
  • Fluent in English and in German

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Benefit from flexible working hours, a home office arrangement and 30 vacation days per year
  • With us, you can expect an intercultural environment with flat hierarchies, a familiar working atmosphere as well as independent work in dedicated teams
  • Become part of a company with start-up spirit that combines the advantages of the Allianz Group
  • Take advantage of our wide range of training and development opportunities and shape your individual career path
  • Benefit, among other things, from annual bonus payments, additional benefits, health initiatives, employee restaurant and a company pension plan

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Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. 
We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.
We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.
Great to have you on board. Let's care for tomorrow.
Note: Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture. One means to achieve diverse teams is a regular rotation of Allianz Executive employees across functions, Allianz entities and geographies. Therefore, the company expects from its employees a general openness and a high motivation to regularly change positions and collect experiences across Allianz Group.