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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Web & Mobile App Developer (Angular)

  • Team Context

    At Aflac Northern Ireland we’re all about the customer experience and one of the new teams we’re establishing will be responsible for building solutions that re-imagine the customer experience at Aflac. Using web & mobile technologies such as Angular, Ionic and Node to deliver core capabilities to our policyholders and focusing on a mobile-first strategy making it easy for our customers to interact with us, change policy information, submit claims – all from the smartphone in their pocket.  At the same time, we’re building desktop website technology that will help deliver an omni-channel experience to our policyholders, ensuring that their interactions with Aflac are as frictionless as possible.   

    The intention is for our teams to continually adapt and reinvent their skills and capabilities over time as technologies change and evolve. We provide the right challenges and opportunities to enable your success, you to bring your enthusiasm, the ability to learn quickly, and to take minimum-viable-product technology to produce industrialised solutions for the enterprise.  Once you have successfully delivered robust and scalable solutions for Aflac, there will be a new technology waiting to be explored and built to scale within our organisation.  We’ll be keeping things pretty fresh.

    Role Context

    We want passionate Web & Mobile App Developers who want to build customer-focused responsive applications using AngularIonic, and other frameworks, and are motivated to develop and learn new skills.  We are building intelligent apps that bring together phenomenal UI Design with exceptional customer experience, and put the policyholder in control of their lives, and improve the services they receive from Aflac.  As part of our Agile teams, we will provide you with the opportunity to use the latest technology to serve our policyholders and sales agents, and apply your skills as part of an exciting new team.   

    What you’ll be doing

    • Delivering high-quality, tested, secure customer-centric solutions for web & mobile platforms
    • Working closely with product management and UX to take an idea from concept to delivery using excellent software design, coding, and processes 
    • Integrating application programming interfaces (APIs) to provide functionality to the app
    • Responsible for unit testing and maximizing test automation as part of the SDLC using a Test Automation driven approach  
    • Implementing automation through a CI/CD delivery process
    • Participating in daily stand-ups and contributing to an Agile development team that values the opinion of everyone in the team
    • Listening to the inputs of others and working towards the best solution design that maximises the value to the policyholder, without ego or prejudice
    • Solving complex problems alongside fellow team members
    • Implementing automation through a CI/CD delivery process

    What you should have

    Below is an overview of the skills and experience we are looking for, but remember, don’t rule yourself out if you don’t have everything on the list – it’s your intellect and your attitude we are really after.


    • Passionate about building user interfaces that are easy to use and add value to the end customer
    • 3+ years as a web and/or mobile developer using Angular or similar JS framework
    • 3+ years of IT experience with n-tier, database and client server design/development
    • Experience integrating application programming interfaces (APIs) to support front-end functionality
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Collaborative team player who works well within a team environment, maximising the different strengths across the team
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a Computer Science, Engineering, or STEM subject. Comparable commercial experience may also be considered
    • Key technology skills considered valuable for the role: Angular, Ionic, GitHub, REST-based API, JSON, XML, JavaScript, Azure DevOps, iOS, Android or equivalent skills 


    • Experience with Angular 8 and above
    • Experience as a mobile app developer for either Android or iOS
    • Experience deploying web applications to mobile platforms using Ionic
    • Knowledge and experience of DevOps as part of Agile software development
    • Experience of delivering Agile solutions for customers/clients located in different time zones
    • Experience of implementing security standards meet privacy requirements for web/portal/mobile applications
    • Experience with Containers and DevOps tools
    • Other valuable technologies: SQL & Relational Databases, Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), NoSQL databases  

    So that’s us. Thanks for taking the time to read this far (pretty impressive in the era of the 280-character tweet). We look forward to hearing from you if you fancy joining a new tech innovation company with the agility of a start-up and the stability of a Fortune 500 U.S. company.

    Aflac is an equal opportunities employer

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