Application Architect | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1429225

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.

Java Application Architect  – Information Technology | NSW Sydney

Allianz is the home for Application Architects who dare to lead the way to innovate.

Would you like to be recognised for the difference you bring?

We have an exciting opportunity for an accomplished Java Application Architect, to be appointed within Allianz IT division, located at our North Sydney office.

In this role, you will be responsible for delivering quality application software solutions that meet business user requirements.  This role will be a key support on multi-site and multi-national transformational project

You'll be responsible for:

  • leading, guiding and mentoring high performing teams of Java developers
  • taking responsibility for design and technical excellence of J2EE development activities
  • liaising with key stakeholders to ensure technical architecture meet the needs of Allianz Business Units
  • collaborating with the System Architecture team to ensure development activities are consistent with approved approaches
  • ensuring the build/deploy pipeline is automated and aligns with the principals of DevOps and Continuous Integration
  • Establish and maintain governance and quality controls and over a number of applications.
  • working with Project Managers to ensure their scheduling and financial requirements are met
  • Partner with business units and peers to help shape effective solutions.
  • work effectively in Agile / DevOps environment, collaborating with peers to ensure effective
  • Implementations of middleware, monitoring and cloud usage

Important to your success:

  • 10+ years java development (J2EE, Spring), Web services (SOAP, XML, REST),  Web development (HTML 5, JavaScript, Angular), ORM (Hibernate), business rules engine
  • Deep understanding of Service Orientated Architecture techniques and technologies
  • Experience in large scale integration projects.
  • 10+ years message modelling and mapping skills (OO design, UML, domain modelling)
  • Design and estimation of large corporate system
  • Thorough knowledge of continuous integration development practices (Jenkins/Bamboo, Subversion/GIT, Maven, Ansible)
  • 10+ years experience with structured ‎‎(Iterative or Agile Scrum) SDLC process‎es
  • Experience in deployment, test automation and management of microservices
  • Ability to Lead, coach, influence, negotiation, and resolve conflict in a leadership position

What's on offer?

  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Excellent range of employee benefits and discounted insurance products
  • A supported learning and development program
  • Collaborative and high performing team

About us

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, we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.  When you join Allianz, you'll become part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We foster an environment of personal growth, so you feel safe to try, share, fail, learn and grow. We value diverse thinking where your ideas and innovative mindset are welcomed and encouraged. As a member of the Allianz family, you'll be supported to reach your full potential to grow an enriching career.

Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

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