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Data Engineer (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

München, DE, 80335

Due Date:  To be filled asap
Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  7879

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!

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 Data Engineer (f/m/d) to focus on our development of data pipelines for financial market data in the cloud within our Analytics and Digital Platform (ADP) team that builds and operates an innovative investment analytics ecosystem that is used by specialist teams worldwide to deliver investment and risk solutions to prestigious institutional clients every day. The position is based in our Munich office.


risklab is the expert for investment and risk solutions within Allianz Global Investors. Over 60 investment professionals worldwide develop advisory services and solutions that are tailored to individual investment goals of our clients. Within this exciting role, you will be working with a team of experts to implement and operate our data processes. In close collaboration with other specialists from the ADP, Quant Research and Risk Management Solutions teams you will capture and analyze all requirements, find an efficient setup together with the data access layer team, and define the target structure. Your strong software engineering expertise enables us to bring these solutions to production with the highest quality.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, test and maintain daily data pipelines in the cloud for financial market data, in close collaboration with the data access layer team
  • Ensure operational stability and build tools to operate and monitor the platform
  • Build APIs and tools to integrate data access into our applications
  • Work collaboratively with investment advisory and solutions teams to gain a deep and clear understanding of their requirements

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


  • Academc degree in Computer Science, Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or directly related field of study
  • Prior professional experience in application development with at least one high level language, ideally with C# or Python
  • Good knowledge of database technologies such as SQL, NoSQL databases, cloud storage solutions
  • Prior experience in data wrangling and building data pipelines for financial market data
  • Genuine interest in finance
  • Experience with modern agile software development and testing methodologies with modern ALM tools such as GitHub or Azure DevOps
  • Ambitious demeanor, passion for advancing new topics independently and taking responsibility for their implementation and success
  • Empathetic teammate, flexible, pro-active, self-reliant, and forward thinking
  • Willingness and ability to work both independently and as part of a team, in an upbeat, fast-paced, business-critical environment
  • Proficiency in English
  • Preferred
  • Prior experience in building cloud native applications on container-based platforms such as Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Services or serverless platforms
  • Experience in building machine learning pipelines and data-driven applications
  • Basic knowledge in the fields of statistics / econometrics

About Allianz Global Investors
Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 700 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 673 billion in assets. Data as at 31 December 2021

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.


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