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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2022-11-15 00:00:00


Software Engineer (Angular & Java)

  • The Team 

    The MyAflac team are responsible for building and maintaining Aflac’s highest profile application which directly serves policyholders needs. Customer experience is key, and the application allows customers to seamlessly place claims and track claims progress through to claim payment. To-date 1.8 million distinct users and over 3.2 million claims have been filed through this channel, with an expected growth of 30% per annum.

    The team’s technology stack is primarily focused around Angular in the front exposing Aflac’s claim submission and tracking processes to policyholders, along with Java SpringBoot micro services in the backend enabling the integration into the enterprise Integration bus that links to many of Aflac’s systems and data sources. Hosting of MyAflac is split between public cloud (AWS) and on premise with the expectation that this will fully transition to AWS within the near future.

    The Role 

    We are looking for a passionate software engineer who wants to build customer-focused, responsive applications using Angular, Ionic, and other frameworks. Someone who is excited 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, improving 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 while applying your skills and working as part of an exciting team.  

    What you’ll be doing

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

    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
    • Expert in Angular UI Development (or similar JS framework such as React, VueJs etc)
    • Proven commercial experience with Java 8+, with a desire to understand and get involved across the full technology stack
    • Some Experience of working with unit test frameworks such as Jest and Junit
    • Experience with distributed application architectures
    • Experience integrating with restful API’s 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


    • 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 & NoSQL databases, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, Postman, Python, Test Automation (Robot Framework)

    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 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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