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Microfocus + Linux Architect

Allianz Technology SE organizačná zložka

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Digital Park II, Einsteinova, Petržalka
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 1 400 EUR/monthfrom 1400 €, depends on seniority of candidate
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The department A-CP05PMS ABS Program Management, Migrations & Services, is responsible for program management, release and rollout management for the functional and technical expansion, application operation,
application performance and tuning, service layer and central batch processing of the Allianz Business System (ABS) of Allianz Germany. We are also responsible for the system architecture, its development, maintenance, its
interaction with division and core components, and in particular its high-performance in online and batch operation.
As largest insurance company in Europe, Allianz Deutschland has set itself the goal of expanding its cross-divisional inventory management system (ABS Allianz Business System) from a mainframe environment to a Linux-based system with Microfocus. Data management is currently done in an IBM DB2 database, which is processed by PL1 batches and stored procedures. For interaction with other systems of the insurance business mainly IBM MQSeries is used. In addition to the production platform including operations, we will also migrate the development and test environments.

Key Responsibilities:

• Define, implement and maintain the target IT architecture to accelerate the implementation of Allianz's future strategy and to seize opportunities
• Operationalize the IT architecture
• Establish and introduce IT standards based on the global IT strategy
• Actively participate in the migration of the ABS mainframe environment to a Linux-based system with Microfocus
• Develop new solution designs and support finding solutions
• Quality assure processes and delivered project artifacts

Employee perks, benefits

• Meal vouchers – fully paid by the Employer
• Universal vouchers 17 EUR / per month
• Sphere VIP card
• Cafeteria Benefit Plus
• MultiSport card
• 5 sick days
• English courses
• Massages
• Annual bonuses
• Special discount on Allianz Insurance product

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) or German - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• Degree in computer science or comparable education and proven work experience combined with a continuing interest in challenging technical issues and further developments
• Several years of professional experience in building and operating business-critical applications, ideally in the financial services sector and experience in migrating mainframe applications to Linux-based systems
• Proven experience or certifications in the field of architecture process models
• Proven experience in client/server and host architectures and Linux (RHEL/CentOS) and its virtualization (XEN/Docker)
• Several years of professional experience in PL1 software development and knowledge of DB2 and MQ
• Willingness to participate in on-call duty and weekend assignments
• Entrepreneurial thinking and analytical skills, as well as a goal- and performance-oriented working method with a high level of quality awareness and customer orientation, coupled with good communication skills, especially in complex situations
• Ability to work in teams, flexibility, high resilience and social competence, as well as distinct ability to deal with conflicts together with a convincing appearance, assertiveness and willingness to make decisions
• Very good knowledge of written and spoken German and good knowledge of English
• Autonomous and independent working method as well as high problem solving competence including multiple sources of information
• Profound communication skills and the ability to negotiate with heterogeneous target groups, e.g. at senior management level


Brief description of the company

Allianz Group is one of world's largest financial institutions offering insurance, funds management and banking services in more than 70 countries.

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 36 countries around the globe. AZTEC supports Allianz Group in boosting its leading market position. We realize synergies and cultivate innovation. As the IT provider of the Allianz Group, AZTEC is tasked to run optimize, transform and innovate infrastructure, applications and services together with Allianz companies to co-create the best customer experience.

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

Allianz Technology SE organizačná zložka
Digital Park II, Einsteinova 25
851 01 Bratislava