Established in Asia in 2013 with a trailblazer mentality, FWD is the primary insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group (PCG), with minority shareholders Swiss Re Group, GIC Ventures, RRJ Capital and Hopu Investments.
FWD spans 10 markets in Asia including Hong Kong SAR & Macau SAR, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, Malaysia and Cambodia.
In Hong Kong, FWD offers life and medical insurance, general insurance, employee benefits, and financial planning. We focus on creating fresh customer experiences and making the insurance journey simpler, faster and smoother, with innovative propositions and easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology.
Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to be a leading pan-Asian insurer by changing the way people feel about insurance.
If you are looking for a company where can fuel your inspiration and cultivate your expertise, join us on our exciting journey.
PURPOSE Implements computer system requirements by defining and analyzing system problems; designing and testing standards and solutions.
designing and testing standards and solutions. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Responsible for software development and maintenance of mission critical frontend trading systems for multiple BUs Manage and lead up to medium scale project team, arrange project team resources assigned according to projects implementation plan.
Review current technology and drive ways to leverage and improve productivity Perform systems administration and daily IT operation tasks Select the right technology solutions for building the regional end-to-end sales platform.
Provide integration solution with other systems. Translate user requirements to functional & technical specs, lead the project team members to perform the development according to confirmed technical specs.
Carry out feasibility study of requirements and functional specs with users and other functional stakeholders. Perform the full SDLC cycle task, i.
e. system design, development, testing, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE University degree in Computer Science or equivalent At least 8 years of application development experience Strong insurance knowledge, problem solving and analytical skills Strong leadership experience.
Proven track records in managing regional-based Front-end systems, preferably experiences in implementing IT systems / projects to multiple BUs.
KNOWLEDGE & TECHNICAL SKILLS Experience with modern programming language, Node.js, ReactJS, Java Experience with CI / CD pipeline from frontend build perspective.
Experience integrating with RESTful APIs Knowledge of modern container technology, such as docker, K8s Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as OAuth, JSON Web Token Experience with common front-end development tools such as Webpack, NPM, etc.
Good command of spoken and written English