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Quantitative Investment Strategist (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

München, DE, 80335

Available until:  18.10.2022
Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  10929

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 Quantitative Investment Strategist (f/m/d) for our Digital Advisory and Wealth Management Solutions team. This position is based in our Munich office.


risklab is the expert for investment and risk solutions within Allianz Global Investors and the core engine for AllianzGI’s digital solutions. Over 60 investment professionals worldwide develop advisory services and solutions that are tailored to individual investment goals of our clients.


Professional and customized asset allocation, risk management and ESG solutions have been so far reserved for large institutional investors. Our aspiration is to bring those customized and highly relevant investment solutions in a digital format to the retail market addressing the financial and sustainability needs of the everyday retail investors.  


Within this exciting role, you will be responsible for researching and developing quantitative solutions with a focus on asset allocation, risk management and ESG and tailoring them to our strategic partners’ and retail clients’ needs. You will be working with a team of experts across AGI and the position will allow you to expand your knowledge around innovative technologies to design a truly customized investment solution with a seamless client experience.


Key Responsibilities


  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research on topics around asset allocation, risk management and ESG
  • Liaise with our strategic partners to tailor our investment solutions to their needs
  • Work collaboratively with investment advisory and solutions teams within risklab to gain a deep understanding of their investment solutions and develop ways to transform them into digital solutions for the retail market
  • Develop and implement small prototypes of our investment solutions for showcasing them to our strategic partners and distribution teams
  • Contribute to our company-wide digital growth case and aspirations in partnership with our digital business and technology team
  • Collaborate and align with our technology teams on technical aspects of bringing our innovative solutions to our clients and partners using cloud and API technologies


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


  • University degree (e.g. in Computer Science, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics or other)
  • Open-minded teammate, flexible, pro-active, self-reliant, forward thinking and willing to take responsibility
  • Strong analytical skills which allow you to structure and solve complex problems
  • Strong communication skills that allow you to present complex matters in an easily understandable way
  • Programming experience in at least one object-oriented programming language
  • Basic knowledge around financial markets across different asset classes (Fixed Income, Equities, Liquid and Illiquid Alternatives)
  • Experience in the asset management industry is a plus
  • Attention to details and a continuous desire to learn
  • Ability to efficiently organize around tight deadlines, while delivering high quality
  • Proficiency in German and English are required



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.


We are 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