IT (System) Architect / Developer (f/m/d)

 StepStone ·  09.11.2018 ·  Frankfurt am Main ·  Allianz Global Investors GmbH


Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.

Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz Global Investors is the asset management subsidiary of Allianz SE. We are one of the world’s leading active asset managers with over 600 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide, managing more than EUR 500 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs. Active is: Allianz Global Investors

We are seeking to recruit a IT Architect / Developer for IT Wealth Management, with a focus on web / online systems covering pre-sales, client onboarding and after-sales.

Key Responsibilities


Design and implementation of the software architecture for new IT solutions as well as the upgrading, optimisation and harmonization of existing IT Wealth Management systems for Distribution & Products and Digital Transformation area, which are developed in close cooperation with our external service partners

Optimization of development and deployment processes incl. selection of appropriate tools and methods

Ensure fit of the proposed solutions with both the business requirements and the group / corporate governance and standards

Technical project management - take over technical decisions for IT products portfolio in Wealth Management area in close cooperation with internal developers as well as our international extrenen IT service-Partner

Create conceptual technical specifications and other technical documentation

Interact with enterprise architects to ensure the technical specifications meet the requirements, the group / corporate governance and standards

Support production rollouts through communication and coordination with the responsible departments and suppliers

Regularly align with Infrastructure Operations and Production Services to facilitate knowledge transfer and smooth production operations



Experience in design and implementation of modern software architectures (applications, interfaces, data, processes) in major IT projects with agile approach

Deep knowledge in object-oriented programming (Java), experience with service-oriented architecture - microservices (Spring Boot) and Javascript framework (AngularJS) as well in build management (Jenkins, Maven)

Experience with dynamic and efficient software development on cloud (DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Docker) and agile methods & tools for project planning, implementation and controlling (Jira)

Familiar with SQL and MSSQL

Proven strong analytical skills, passion for innovative development topics and solution-oriented approach

Ability to promote ideas and concepts with various stakeholders, from business departments to IT management

Strong communication skills, good team player, familiar with the cooperation with different cultures and virtual teams

Relevant Information Technology degree or 5+ years of work experience in this flexible and fast-changing environment

Fluent in written and spoken English and German


You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you since,Active is: Allianz Global Investors.




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