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IT Specialist (m/f/d)

Job Level:  Professional

München, DE, 80335

Due Date:  as soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Partners
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  4080

Job Purpose/Role


As an integral part of Allianz Partners, Allianz Warranty GmbH is an insurance intermediary and third party administrator (TPA) acting on the behalf of Allianz insurance companies. We are focused on delivering strategic products and accompanying systems to automobile manufacturers, dealer networks and FinTech companies for ancillary insurance products (extended warranty insurance, vehicle maintenance contracts, PPI in connection to vehicle financing (payment protection insurance), GAP (guaranteed asset protection - covering the shortfall between the remaining vehicle loan amount and that paid out following a vehicle write-off and tyre insurance). Allianz Warranty GmbH is centrally tasked with designing and delivering IT solutions to facilitate the purchase and management of the ancillary insurance products. We are seeking highly motivated individuals (m/f) to support our growth with the necessary IT solutions. This position is based in Unterföhring near Munich.


Reporting the Head of Digital Solutions, as the IT Development Specialist you will be responsible working with the business in driving the technical development needed to support international projects at AZ Warranty GmbH within the given architecture, focusing on the effective standardization of product, process and support with the transition to cloud deployment.


Key Responsibilities


  • Work with the operations team to facilitate regular reviews of associated portal solutions: develop, support and troubleshooting related to the core warranty system (GAWS). Ideally hot fixing where required, or working with other requirement engineering and IT colleagues or determining how to proceed
  • Understand current software architecture, conceptualisation and assisting with transfer to cloud deployment of the software delivery
  • Operation and maintenance of the development environment based on internal systems (Jenkins, gitLab and new cloud systems)
  • Support in requirement engineering (mapping of international products in the Global Allianz Warranty System)
  • Upon moving to the Cloud you will support with the transition of all international BU's on technical questions on the software architecture
  • Support with and co-design of the development environment and processes (configure new packages to support/ assist with the development)
  • Identification and optimisation of applications and concepts (conducting gap analysis, technical reviewed and support with managing prioritization)
  • Coordination with the departments, particularly organizational management and project managers


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


Technical Skills

  • Design IT Strategies to support Business Strategy
  • Implement of pragmatic and workable solutions
  • Decrease the gap between external partners roadmap with the chief architect and subject matter owners
  • Experience in overseeing the directions, development and implementation of software solutions with a strong understanding of complex web based architecture
  • Understanding of implementation of application design, development and application of work processes and tools


General Skills

  • Oral and written expression, and good communication in English with other languages a plus Analytic and Problem solving skills
  • Organisational development
  • Presentation
  • Project Management


Required Experience

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience with a development tech stack (Express.js, Node.js, angular, vue.js) (ideally with a focus on software development)
  • Sound database knowledge in relational databases (PostgreSQL).
  • Confident handling of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Knowledge and experience with PostgreSQL, Jira, Confluence, Swagger, GIT, HTML, CSS, Sass/gulp
  • Basic understanding of current technologies (e.g. RESTful APIs) and approaches (e.g. Scrum, TDD) Bootstrap, Typescript


Required Education / Certifications

  • Successfully completed degree in computer science / business informatics or comparable qualification (ideally with a focus on software development)


What We offer


Our employees play an integral part in our success as a business. We appreciate that each of our employees are unique and have unique needs, ambitions and we enjoy being a part of their journey.
We are there to empower and encourage you with your personal and professional development ensuring  that you take control by offering a large variety of courses and targeted development programs. All that in a global environment where international mobility and career progression are encouraged. Caring for your health and wellbeing is key priority for us. This is why we build Work Well programs to providing you with peace of mind and give the flexibility in planning and arranging for a better work-life balance.


Allianz Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance, offering global solutions that span international health and life, travel insurance, automotive and assistance. Customer driven, our innovative experts are redefining insurance services by delivering future-ready, high-tech high-touch products and solutions that go beyond traditional insurance. 


Our products are embedded seamlessly into our partners’ businesses or sold directly to customers, and are available through four commercial brands: Allianz Assistance, Allianz Automotive, Allianz Travel and Allianz Care. Present in 75 countries, our 21,100 employees speak 70 languages, handle over 71 million cases each year, and are motivated to go the extra mile to offer peace of mind to our customers around the world.


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.