Information Security Architect



As an international financial services provider, Allianz offers worldwide products and solutions in insurance and asset management.

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Allianz Group is one of the largest and most renowned financial services providers in the world, representing an international network of strong brands with first-class products. Above all, we strive for commitment to excellence in our daily business, in our relationships with customers, shareholders, employees and the community. Allianz Group serves more than 100 million customers in about 70 countries.


Allianz Technology is the international shared service company of the Allianz Group and has its registered office in Munich. Our customers are Allianz companies across the globe, to which our more than 11,000 employees offer innovative, top-quality products and services in the fields of IT, Services and Operations. Allianz Technology Spain branch, one of the 30 branches in the world, is mainly providing services to internal customers.


The Information Security Architect (ISA) is directly reporting to the Global Operations & CIO Hub Lead of Allianz Technology Spain and to the Regional ISO (Ireland, UK, BENL, France, Spain, Italy, Africa…) and works closely with the Local ISO and architects of the branches. The ISA, part of the IS team in Barcelona, delivers IS related services to French branch, and provides respective control assurance for all services Allianz Technology provides to its customers.


You will: 


  • Ensuring that security and business requirements are adequately addressed in aspects of Allianz architecture, by:
    • Ensuring the information security architecture strategy is in line with the company's overall strategy and contributing to the principles of the global security model;
    • Advising on the use and combination of existing security bricks;
    • Contributing to the implementation of the company's cybersecurity program;
    • Building and maintaining synergies and strong interaction with the OpSec, architecture, IT functions.
  • Supporting risk management activities in:
    • Analyzing security requirements and carrying out a security risk analysis for the project;
    • Defining additional security measures to address the risks;
    • Contributing to the qualification of residual security risks prior to deployment;
    • Analyzing the security risks associated with the introduction of new technologies or information systems;
    • Report any risks of interest to the LISO.
  • Establishing a secure by design methodology by:
    • Checking that the proposed technical and functional solutions meet the identified security requirements;
    • Supporting project managers in designing the architecture, specifying the various parameters and defining the technical security requirements for integrating new systems or upgrading existing systems;
    • Advising on the choice of technical solutions and recommend secure architectures;
    • Initiate assessments, tests or audits relating to IS security.


Your skills: 

  • English fluent
  • Good knowledge in Enterprise Architecture, technology awareness (i.e. Cloud, AI...)
  • Experienced in conducting risk assessments
  • Experienced in Security frameworks
  • Applying analytical thinking, methodological and conceptual as well as consulting, communication and collaboration skills with autonomy
  • French is a plus but not mandatory
  • An understanding of the three lines of defense model and relationship of the InfoSec with other control functions
  • Methodical and structured approach
  • InfoSec certification (international / local) is a plus
  • Proven experience of using the COBIT control framework is a plus



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 13,000 employees located in 22 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.


Join us. Let´s care for tomorrow.

You. IT


40685 | Ingeniería informática y tecnológica | Profesional / Senior | Non-Executive | Allianz Technology | Jornada completa | Indefinido

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Tags: Audits Cloud COBIT IT infrastructure Risk analysis Risk assessment Risk management Strategy

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Flex hours Health care Parental leave Salary bonus Team events

Region: Europe
Country: Spain
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Category: Architecture Jobs

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