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Data Engineer (m/f/d), Based in München

Job Level:  Professional

Unterföhring (bei München), DE, 85774 München, DE, 81737

Due Date:  as soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  5763

Applicant Information

For further information please contact: 
Ms. Ksenia Dedkova
e-mail: ksenia.dedkova@allianz.com

Whether it’s airplanes, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks or climate change impacts, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) have got the major risks fully covered when it comes to protecting businesses.


Job Purpose/Role 

Data is considered one of our major assets and the fuel behind our future success in being the benchmark in the market, enhancing customer relationships, the driver of our competitive advantage and ensuring the company’s profitability.


As a Data Engineer, you will be working with data experts and other team, focused on enabling the transformation programs across the global organization, with a particular focus on our data and analytics. Our goal is to build and enhance the Data capabilities required for our business functions/segments. In this role you will be responsible for interacting with business functions, colleagues in IT products, Data office and Business function to build, enhance and maintain reliable and performant data pipelines to supply our analytical solutions and dashboards. You will collaborate across all functions with respect to data and technology to ensure a standard delivery of services, products and capabilities that foster profitable growth for AGCS.




In this role you will…


•    Build data pipelines for holistic solutions to bring together all AGCS’ data from various systems with different granularity to create a data environment which can be used for analytics and further applications, e.g., dashboards and reports.
•    Develop concepts and solutions for critical applications, systems, etc. and design/ procedure and take part in global project/product teams.
•    Program / code development according to specifications provided by the System Architect for enhancements and changes. 
•    Work on integration and harmonization of external data sources to augment AGCS internal data
•    Collaborate with business experts to understand our data, how it is generated and can be utilized
•    Investigate new data technologies and collaborate with other Allianz Group functions and Operating 
•    Ready to adopt state-of-the-art technology in accordance with Group standards
•    Develop and define a wide-range of documentation, for example presentations, technical designs/guidelines, functional feature specifications, system requirements, etc.
•    Maintain documentation on a regular basis and be accountable for the quality and completeness
•    Communicate (and/or train as necessary) on documentation content
•    Investigate IT procedures, standards and/or guidelines (including AGCS as well as Group IT standards)
•    Evaluate existing systems/processes
•    Conduct analysis on whether IT policies/standards are being followed, follow up and apply in cases where necessary
•    Report to IT management on results
•    Perform peer reviews for the code quality and ensure the compliance to all standards and guidelines for software programming
•    Proactively work and coordinate with relevant stakeholders (within IT, the business, strategic vendors / outsource partners, among others) to deliver consultancy and service.
•    Coordinate with other functions as necessary.

To be successful in the role:


You will have….


•    Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields such as IT, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
•    Strong expertise in Python, especially handling large datasets with PySpark.
•    Proven history of data model design and implementation.
•    Basic knowledge in machine learning / data science concepts is a plus.
•    Experience in working with SQL.
•    Excellent problem solving and analytical skills and likes to get hands on digging into data issues.
•    Strong skills in data visualization and interpretation.
•    Independent and self-directed individual that thrives when faced with challenge.
•    Knowledge in Software Engineering principles (test driven design, automated testing, clean coding) is a plus.
•    Experience in working with DevOps and Agile set-up using tool set like Jenkin, Git, etc.
•    Experience in managing projects/tasks in a global environment
•    Intercultural skills and ability to work internationally and communicate remotely with teams across numerous locations    
•    Progressive thinking with an openness to change and ability to innovate as well as a great willingness to learn
•    Fluency in English is required, additional languages are a plus.

Ideally you will also have…


•    Customer orientation skills
•    Ability to work independently and to take responsibilities
•    Ability to work in international teams


The benefits of joining AGCS


•    Hybrid working model, which recognizes the value in a balance between remote and office based working, giving you the flexibility to organize the way you work
•    An exciting and versatile job with an opportunity to work alongside skilled and specialised colleagues from all over the world 
•    An environment where innovation and challenging the status quo is encouraged
•    Wellbeing policies/initiatives to support a positive work life balance 
•    A competitive compensation and benefits package including generous bonus scheme  
•    Continuous learning: A large portfolio of continuous learning opportunities to help you stay relevant in your current role, grow into future roles and meet the demands of the workplace
•    Diverse and inclusive culture: You will be accepted for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs


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. 


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.


Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 31 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,400 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2020, AGCS generated a total of €9.3 billion gross premium globally. 


In 2020, AGCS announced a new strategy and transformation program called New AGCS which aims to comprehensively transform the company, creating a mutually beneficial relationship with stakeholders. This  is  an  exciting  time  to  join  AGCS  as  we  continue  on  our  journey  of  transformation,  regaining  market  leadership  and  achieving  success  together.  You can grow your career through meaningful work supporting our customers, while learning from expert colleagues.


Allianz is an equal opportunity employer and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture.


Let’s care for tomorrow.