Senior Technology Strategist (m/f/d) in Technology Architecture & Innovation at Allianz SE

Job Level:  Management

München, DE, 80802

Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz SE
Employing Entity:  Allianz SE
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  31608

Who are we?

Are you keen on driving innovation? Do you thrive in a culture of diversity, collaboration and trust? Then let's care for tomorrow. At Allianz SE, you can count on having a voice, driving innovation and change and making an impact – for us, yourself and the world. For more about Allianz SE, click here.


Who will you be joining?

At Allianz SE, Group Technology drives the technology and IT architecture transformation of Allianz Group - moving one of the largest global financial service providers towards a technology-driven company and embracing technology innovation at the core of our business. 


As a Technology Strategist within the global Technology Architecture & Innovation team, you are responsible for shaping and driving our global technology strategy and strategic architecture of core business platforms, contributing to our vision as a technology-driven insurer. Influencing the overarching way we at Allianz do global business, you will be closely working with technology experts, IT architects, business sponsors and product owners.         


How can you make an impact?


  • Contribute to defining the technology vision and strategy for Allianz Group and assume responsibility for the definition of principles, standards, and technologies that the support the implementation of that strategy
  • Act as principle Enterprise Architect for selected core business platforms, and closely work with solution architecture and delivery teams to ensure strategic alignment of design and development
  • Create heatmaps, roadmaps, and KPIs to prioritize and to structure Allianz' technology transformation
  • Conduct research and analysis as well as coordinate case studies and pilots around prospective technologies in order to trial new capabilities as defined in the technology roadmap
  • Partner with business and technology subject-matter experts to translate business requirements into the technological vision, and to ensure Allianz develops the capabilities to enable the business
  • Prepare and deliver architecture and technology briefings, including presentations, talks and white papers
  • Work across the company to drive adoption of technical standards, design principles, and architecture methodologies
  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to other architects and engineers
  • Travel for meetings, technical reviews, and other onsite activities        


What are you made of?


Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 10-15 years of relevant working experience in platform architecture, strategic and solution IT architecture, IT strategy, or platform delivery
  • Ms or Phd degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Demonstrated experience in a technology strategy, IT strategy or similar role within a large enterprise environment or consulting engagement, preferably with exposure to development of technology strategy, architecture principles and policies, and roadmaps
  • Demonstrated business and technology transformation experience across a wide range of industries and organizations
  • Excellent proficiency in overarching product or platform architecture, preferably through Enterprise Architecture or solution architecture experience in a large-scale platform or product context
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills targeted at a diverse audience, with an emphasis on the ability to influence effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to quickly learn, understand, and work with technologies, methodologies, and solutions in the technology and IT architecture space, and communicate to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Work experience in a highly diverse, international environment
  • Previous experience in business related functions (e.i. Sales, Operations, Claims, Underwriting, Investment Management, Asset Management, Consulting, Product Development, Finance, Market Management, Digital / Tech etc.) is a plus


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in insurance or asset management is a plus        


Do we have what you need?

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Individual and excellent career development opportunities/plans
  • Family friendly working environment  
  • Health & well-being offerings   
  • Company pension & health insurance   
  • Multi-national, diverse and inclusive community   
  • Opportunity to make an impact on our sustainability initiatives


And there is much more! Find out more here: Allianz SE Benefits
More information regarding our recruitment process: Allianz Careers

Additional Information
For more information contact Ms. Oksana Antonova: +49 151 4628 7165
Please submit your applications only via our online tool.


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31608 | IT & Tech Engineering | Management | Allianz SE | Full-Time | Permanent


​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.

Glad 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.