As a pioneering provider of unit-linked life insurances, IT and financial services, we are changing how people plan their financial future.
We are fast, agile, and innovative competitive advantages that are a direct result of our special focus on IT. Information technology was, is, and always will be, our strength.
Because Forward isn’t just in our name; it describes the direction in which all our 500 employees, one in five in IT, at 14 different locations around the world, move.
FWU TECH is our strategic technology hub, enabling FWU’s competitive edge! The largest team in the FWU group enabling FWU’s DNA through technology.
FWU TECH is based in Karachi, Pakistan, with a team of highly skilled architects, developers and solution-seekers who thrive on innovation.
Together. United. Forward. Become part of our movement.
Work with development teams and product managers to consider software solutions.
Provide estimates for tasks, including design, development and testing.
Design client-side and server-side architecture.
Build the back-end of applications in Java Core 1.8 (JSP / Servlets).
Play active part in technology upgradation to Spring MVC / Spring Boot.
Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications.
Write effective APIs (Jersy REST API).
Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency.
Troubleshoot and debug the application.
Write technical documentation.
Work with Product Configuration and QA Team to improve software.
Use the right language and framework for the challenge at hand.
Proactively take responsibility for deliverables and meeting deadlines.
Stay up-to-date with current coding practices and industry trends, keeping informed of new technology that can be used in future projects.
IF YOU HAVE
Proven experience as a back end developer or similar role.
Proven Java programming skills with focus on core Java technology.
Experience developing Web application (JSP / Servlets) and REST Services in Java.
Knowledge of Insurance or Financial applications.
Familiarity with relational database (SQL Server), web servers (e.g. Tomcat and Glassfish)
Knowledge of structuring and designing databases.
Knowledge of creating APIs to pull from databases.
Excellent communication skills.
An analytical mind.
An independent but collaborative working style.
Degree in Computer Science (BS OR MS).
You will get the creative freedom to establish your position in our company, individually and in the long-term. We challenge you to challenge yourself.
This means that you’ll get the opportunity to specialize and develop your professional skills in an international, yet familiar environment.
All this in addition to an attractive salary and various additional benefits.