Aflac Northern Ireland
Aflac NI is a dynamic and exciting SME, focusing on the development of best-in-class, innovative software and intelligent cyber security solutions.
As part of the wider Aflac family, it provides those solutions for the benefit of its US-based Fortune 500 parent company’s 50 million global customers. In the US and Japan, Aflac helps people cover medical expenses beyond their standard health insurance.
In Belfast, it’s building top tech and security to support customers in their greatest time of need so they can focus on recovery. By putting money in the hands of the customer and not the medical provider, Aflac’s customers financial stress is reduced significantly so they can focus on getting better.
Headquartered in Columbus, Georgia, Aflac is one of the US’ best-known brands and the Aflac duck is a household icon.
Aflac NI launched in October 2019 with a view to create 150 technology roles in the next 5 years, ahead of target Aflac has reached this goal and will be expanding its local footprint with a move to new, larger premises at City Quays 3 in April 2023.
Investing in local talent, Aflac NI appointed Mark McCormack to Managing Director in late 2022, having previously held the position of Head of Technology at Aflac NI since 2019.
What we do:
Delivering the latest technology capabilities to our customers: developing high-quality customer-experience platforms in desktop, web and mobile technology; building the strategic cloud data platform used to unlock data across the company; and using the latest AI and ML techniques to change the way we do business in the modern world.
We’re driving the strategy and delivery of the Aflac Global Security Program in core areas such as Data Protection, Security Software Engineering, Penetration Testing, and Application Security. We’re developing our people, maturing our processes and using cutting edge technology to secure our applications and data.
As a hub for ideation and thought leadership, we are focused on innovation and continuous learning to ensure our teams are ready to adapt to the changing needs of our customers. Training is built into who we are and how we operate and is essential to the culture and success of Aflac Northern Ireland.