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IT Data Architect Specialist | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  N/A
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  1588

At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.

What you do:

Under minimal direction, works across multiple project teams, is the chief data modeler for a large project, or works in technical support of the organization. Devises or modifies the most complex design problems into simple solutions. Evaluates the work of external sourcing partners.

This role is accountable for analyzing and developing complex logical database designs, logical data models and relational data definitions in support of corporate and customer information systems requirements. Identifies and resolves information flow, content issues and the transformation of business requirements into logical data models. Also identifies opportunities to reduce data redundancy, trends in data issues and single source of data. Define specifications for database designers including Data Definition Language (DDL and data source/target mappings. May take Project Manager role leading data modelers on specific projects.


  • Define, improve and advocate corporate data standards, procedures, metrics, and policies. Identify, evaluate and recommend use of industry leading Extract, Transform and Load
  • (ETL) tools and business intelligence tools. Provide centralized direction for metadata repositories, data definitions and data relationships.
  • Create data models for assigned projects. Analyze business rules, use cases and object models for applicability in the development of a data model. Establish project level logical data models which provide basis for detailed design of all application including data warehouses/marts and databases. Work with Enterprise Data Architect to validate project data model against the corporate data model.
  • Could play the role as a team lead or Project Manager for multiple data modelers for specific projects.
  • Data Vault design and build experience
  • Wherescape design and build experience.


What you bring:


  • 8-10 years experience required: IT experience required



  • Four-year degree required: Degree or equivalent work experience



Microsoft or Oracle database certifications preferred #


What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re routinely recognized as a top workplace employer.

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.


Join us.  Let’s care for tomorrow.