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IT Security Engineer Principal | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Available until:  01/01/9999
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Employing Entity:  Allianz Technology of America
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  14650


Allianz Technology is the global IT service provider for Allianz and delivers IT solutions that drive the digitalization of the Group. With more than 10,000 employees located in 55 countries around the globe, Allianz Technology works together with other Allianz entities in pioneering the digitalization of the financial services industry.



What you do:


The Allianz Technology of America (ATA) drives North America IAM-PAM services through the Security Operations team. ATA IAM team works closely with its global Identity and Access Management (GIAM) & Global Privileged Access Management (GPAM) team out of Allianz Group, AT SE as a global service provider to Allianz entities and vendors in North America.


The role of the Principal IT security engineer takes part in the continuous development process of the Allianz-operated global and regional solutions following Allianz policy guidelines. This role is part of the ATA IAM-PAM team, which uses the Quest One Identity Manager and CyberArk Privileged Management tools. The senior security engineer takes part in the continuous development process of the IAM and PAM services both on premise and Cloud (Azure/AWS). This role evaluates the requirements as given in the assigned projects; estimates the effort needed and works on his assigned tasks during his/her assignment duration. This role stays in close contact with the global security operations team as well as with the IAM and PAM architects.


A successful candidate will have background in:


  • Principal IT Security Engineer will define strategies, roadmaps, priorities, solutions, processes, and security architectures for protecting Allianz's IT systems.
  • Work with Allianz's global cloud security architecture team and Cyber Defense Center to architect, design and implement IAM/PAM security tools and processes at both global and local level.  
  • Contribute to, and influence global security architecture patterns, policies, and standards.
  • Participate in technical training and education of junior staff members and global security operations team.
  • Guide application teams and other security engineers/analysts with security issues and secure configuration of cloud systems.
  • Work with application security teams and customers to meet Allianz's security objectives in cloud.
  • Work with management team and security leaders to position ATA security team’s product offerings to customers and global organization.
  • Perform gap analysis on current cloud security footprint and recommend and execute security improvements.
  • Last Level Support for the ATA-operated IAM/PAM solutions.


 What you bring:


  • At least 9 years of working in the Identity and Access Management area, preferable in security engineering departments.
  • At least 5 years of working within large, preferable international operated IT environments.
  • University degree in informatics or related areas or comparable education
  • Good Know-how on IAM tools (preferred Quest One Identity Manager & CyberArk) and Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Standard IT Security Certification preferred (i.e., CISSP)


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.


Great to have you on board.  We care for tomorrow.