Job ref no.: 64308215-R-0000811
FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited

Enterprise/Solution Architect

FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited

FWD spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam, offering life insurance across its markets. In Hong Kong, FWD also provides general insurance, employee benefits, pension and financial planning services. FWD’s strategic focus is to leverage technology to create fresh customer experience, deliver easy-to-understand products, and achieve its vision to become the leading pan-Asian life insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.

FWD is the insurance business arm of investment group, Pacific Century Group. The life insurance and general insurance operating entities of FWD Hong Kong have been assigned strong financial strength ratings by international rating agencies. While FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited has been affirmed ‘A3’ by Moody's and ‘A’ by Fitch, FWD General Insurance Company Limited has also received ‘A’ rating from Fitch, all with a stable outlook.

In Hong Kong & Macau, FWD has been providing quality services to around 487,000 customers with over 600+ staff.

If you are looking for a company where can fuel your inspiration and cultivate your expertise, join us on our exciting journey.

Job Summary

This role is to assist in managing the overall IT architecture throughout FWD, including the software architecture, systems setup and infrastructure.

The Job

  • As part of the FWD team, the role would be focused on defining the technology stack and architecture
  • Determine how technology can be used and how to setup architecture in order to implement the business strategy (e.g. APIs and payment systems)
  • Implement applications and microservices to increase maintainability, scalability, performance and security
  • Conduct analysis, technology assessment, prototyping studies, vendor selection, partnering, planning, and architecture standards setup
  • Partner with the Business and Product Management teams to refine the vision and strategy for the products and deliver on business expectations
  • Maintain personal technical foundation; staying current with technology concepts, paying close attention to industry trends, pushing boundaries

The Person

  • University degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 12+ years of related IT experience
  • Strong experience in system integration architecture solution design and delivery with diverse technology spectrum
  • Excellent problem-solving, organisational and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve product strategy based on research, data and industry trends
  • Experience for setting up a highly secure infrastructure and IT operations (e.g. active security monitoring, data centre operations, network operations, application development and maintenance)
  • Deep appreciation of latest and emerging technologies and practice, such as DevOps, Cloud, Microservice and Mobile development
  • Relentless desire to pursue technology excellence
  • Excellent communication skill, ability to present and communicate the proposed solution design to the stakeholders, CTO and IT team

We offer 5-day work, 20-22 days annual leaves, excellent learning & development opportunities and an attractive package to the right candidate.

Information collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purpose.

The company will retain all applications no longer than 24 months of which will be destroyed thereafter. When there are vacancies in any of our subsidiaries, holding companies, associated or affiliated companies of, or companies controlled by, or under common control with the Company during that period, we may transfer your application to them for consideration of employment. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, disability or family status in employment process.

More job information
Job ref no. 64308215-R-0000811 (CT3113700-01#0225)
Job Function
  • Taikoo Shing
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • 6 years - 19 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree