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IT Techstart Associate | 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:  2864


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:

As a member of Tech Start you will:

  • Gain exposure to skills and technologies used across a global IT enterprise
  • Support projects and initiatives across multiple IT Departments
  • Work with project teams and business stakeholders to identify requirements and develop solutions to technology needs
  • Conduct needs assessments, feasibility studies and analysis; create process documentation
  • Design and develop applications and solutions to support business requirements; create test requirements and execute test cases
  • Ensure timely communication with key stakeholders of milestones and risks associated with assigned projects


What you bring:

  • Under general direction, responsible for the design, development, and analysis of technology initiatives and solutions to ensure the solution is viable and appropriately designed to solve the business case. Participate in solution design sessions, and recommend solutions and options to ensure outcomes are met and documented.
  • Understand and translate business requirements into technical specifications and conceptual designs that are used by Developers and Quality Analysts to test systems. Develop and document solutions, processes and procedures.
  • Support projects by developing and executing test cases and acceptance criteria, and facilitation of user acceptance testing. Review requirement documents and collaborate with QA
  • Lead, vendors and/or colleagues to provide inputs to test strategy and scope. Ensure test execution readiness including cross-system dependencies. Communicate status reports including progress against milestones, issues and risks. Identify issues and escalate to QA Lead as appropriate.



  • 0 -1 year experience required: Relevant technical and business work experience. Related internship experience preferred
  • Four-year degree required: Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Business
  • Administration, or related
  • Commitment to continuous learning and development


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.