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Lead Designer Data Warehouse (m/f/d) based in Munich or London

Job Level:  Professional

Unterföhring, DE, 85774 London, ENG, GB, SE1 9LQ

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:  4071

Job-sharing & part time from 75% possible

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.




In this role you will…


•    As a lead designer for the Data Warehouse,  you are responsible for  the  design of the application and processes of  the data warehouse system, its interfaces and infrastructure. You participate to the analysis of the business requirements and processes with business owners, business and data analysts. You assess the technical complexity of the requirement and contribute to the definition of the non-functional requirements. You coordinate with other areas of the IT department or other delivery channels to design functional models for an integrated landscape.
•    You provide technical expertise to the development teams  in the definition of  E2E and/or complex solutions (performance, modelling, interfaces) in development as well as in production support.  You ensure that technical solutions defined by the development teams are following the design and development standards or guidelines.
•    As a member of a delivery team, you contribute to the development  and support of the application, in your area. You closely work with the platform specialists  to ensure interoperability, availability and  performance of all environment stacks of the application; support the  DevOps Engineers in the establishment of  continuous integration and deployment of the product, testing and environment strategy.
•    Guided by the Enterprise Architecture department, and in collaboration with the System owners you plan the implementation of Group initiatives, standards, policies and evolve the services provided, you conduct analysis on the compliance to IT policies/standards, follow up and apply in cases where necessary, report to IT management on results.  You contribute to  the definition of the architecture roadmap and the system vision, and follow up on its implementation.
•    Own the architecture runway in your area on behalf of the System Architect, encourage the innovation culture and  technical excellence  within the technical solution community, own the  design guidelines, establish and enhance procedures around quality in the data warehousing area.


To be successful in the role:


You will have….


•    Bachelor Degree in IT , Mathematics or Engineering, Certification for Agile, SAFE5.0
•    Expert knowledge in in programming, design and support of large data warehousing solutions,  performance tuning, data modelling ideally in , in native SAP Hana XSA (SQL, Calculation view, Node.js), design and optimization of reports in SAP Analytics Cloud or similar (dashboard, stories)
•    Analytical and conceptual skills, pro-active and independent working style
•    Interpersonal and communication skills including moderation of technical workshops


Ideally you will also have…


•    Knowledge in programming of application on top of a DV business vault 
•    Proven success in building long-term relationships, ability to understand the business context, ideally in insurance or finance industry
•    Strategic thinking skills
•    Strong communication skills, in English, German is an advantage


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.