Can I Work for an IT Company That Deals With Insurance Companies?


Hanafi

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas

Question: Assalam aleykum

What is the ruling on working as a maintenance engineer for one of the IT companies that deal with some of the insurance companies, where the company sells equipments to these insurance companies, and as a maintenance engineers, we are providing IT services to these companies on a regular basis?

Answer: assalamu alaykum

This work is permissible as there is no direct engagement or assistance in sin. Rather, your job of maintaining these systems is in itself a permissible line of work.

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[Ustadh] Salman Younas

Checked and approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Ustadh Salman Younas  graduated from Stony Brook University with a degree in Political Science and Religious Studies. After studying the Islamic sciences online and with local scholars in New York, Ustadh Salman moved to Amman where he spent five years studying Islamic law, legal methodology, belief, hadith methodology, logic, Arabic, and tafsir. He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Oxford and continues his traditional studies with scholars in the United Kingdom.

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