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Software Delivery Lead



Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Allianz Technology is building a new internal insurance platform at a global scale. In this context, we are seeking a Software Delivery Lead with a technical focus on leading a team to develop a new insurance platform.

This role will involve overseeing the successful delivery of IT projects and initiatives, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.

What you can find at Allianz Technology:

Advanced Technical Development: Engage in a challenging, large-scale project with global exposure, creating a platform from the ground up for unparalleled technical growth.

International Exposure: Benefit from extensive international visibility within a geographically distributed project, expanding your global network.

Technological Innovation: Join a team of skilled professionals driving technological innovation, exploring cutting-edge solutions and leveraging market standard technologies.

Versatile Skills: Utilize your strong communication and pragmatic approach to collaborate effectively with multicultural teams, with a valued understanding of the insurance or banking sector.

International Project and Travel Opportunities: If you enjoy traveling, seize the chance to engage in an international project, adding an exciting dimension to your role.

What will make you succeed in this position?

  • Experience of at least 5 years in the delivery of complex projects with multiple stakeholders, preferably in the area of insurance or banking services.
  • knowledge of project management methodologies, techniques and tools, particularly in agile methodologies and frameworks like Kanban, Scrum and SAFe and tools like JIRA and confluence.
  • Strong technical knowledge in one or more of the following languages is essential: Java, Kotlin, Typescript and in architecture approaches (microservices, serverless, etc.), we are looking for a hands on person with real software engineering experience.
  • Strong drafting and communication skills in English, both oral and written.
  • Strong analytical thinking to break down issues or decisions into manageable pieces.
  • A highly motivated team player and an expert in managing conflicts and priorities.

Your mission in the role will be

  • Lead and manage the IT delivery function, including project managers, developers, and other IT professionals in multiple locations.
  • Implement existing IT delivery processes, methodologies, and best practices to ensure successful project execution.
  • Ensure delivery on time, budget and quality projects or services in Allianz Tech.
  • Identify and promote improvement actions either in the solution or in the way of working or workspace of the assigned teams.
  • Monitor project progress and performance, identifying and addressing any issues or risks that may arise.
  • Actively management of the dependencies within other areas either on IT or business level to ensure delivery milestone accomplishment.

If you are looking for a challenging role that will keep you consistently engaged and allow you to lead a team in an innovative and global technical environment, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Your benefits:

  • We offer a hybrid work model which recognizes the value of striking a balance between in-person collaboration and remote working incl. up to 25 days per year working from abroad
  • We believe in rewarding performance and our compensation and benefits package includes a company bonus scheme, pension, employee shares program and multiple employee discounts (details vary by location)
  • From career development and digital learning programs to international career mobility, we offer lifelong learning for our employees worldwide and an environment where innovation, delivery and empowerment are fostered.
  • Flexible working, health and wellbeing offers (including healthcare and parental leave benefits) support to balance family and career and help our people return from career breaks with experience that nothing else can teach.

About Allianz Technology

Allianz Technology is the global IT service provider for Allianz and delivers IT solutions that drive the digitalization of the Group. With more than 12,000 employees located in 51 countries around the globe, Allianz Technology works together with other Allianz entities in pioneering the digitalization of the financial services industry.

We oversee the full digitalization spectrum – from one of the industry’s largest IT infrastructure projects that includes data centers, networking and security, to application platforms that span from workplace services to digital interaction. In short, we deliver full-scale, end-to-end IT solutions for Allianz in the digital age.

D&I statement

Allianz Technology is proud to be an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the working environment. We are interested in your strengths and experience. We welcome all applications from all people regardless of gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, or philosophy of life.

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