Willis Towers Watson Mid-Senior Software Engineer in Reigate, United Kingdom

Mid-Senior Software Engineer

Date Posted: June 20, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary of Role

As a Software Engineer, you will work as part of a highly-skilled and close-knit development team following Scrum methodologies to develop market-leading insurance solutions.

This is a varied and challenging opportunity where you will play a key role creating new product features and enhancing existing code, whilst ensuring the product continues to meet high levels of reliability, maintainability, usability and performance.

The Role

  • Working with the Product Owner to define, refine and deliver the product backlog,

  • Designing and documenting software solutions meeting functional and non-functional requirements,

  • Implementing and refactoring product code (C#), following best practices for maintainability, testability and performance,

  • Implementing unit tests, developing test frameworks and associated automated test cases,

  • Reviewing and debugging code to identify defects, performance bottlenecks or technical debt,

  • Working closely with test engineers to guarantee suitable test coverage, identifying and executing manual tests if necessary,

  • Participating in sprint planning meetings, daily stand-ups and sprint retrospectives, striving to continuously improve the team velocity, its processes and engineering practices.

The Requirements

  • Proficient in software development using C# .NET,

  • Experience designing and implementing desktop applications, working with GUI standards and frameworks such as WPF or WinForms,

  • Experience with the full software development lifecycle in a commercial/production environment: requirements capture and analysis, estimation, detailed software design, implementation, unit and system-level testing, installation and deployment, maintenance,

  • Experience with software engineering best practices: object-oriented design and implementation, design patterns, SOLID principles, Agile and Extreme Programming methodologies,

  • Experience with software development tools: IDE’s, version control, test automation, continuous integration, defect and backlog management systems,

Desirable:

  • Appreciation of current and emerging technologies along with their potential benefits and limitations,

  • Visual Studio Team Services and Git,

  • Experience of unit and GUI test automation frameworks such as MS Test and Ranorex,

  • ASP.NET MVC, WCF, JavaScript, Angular JS, Bootstrap, or other web stack and frameworks, SQL Server or other database management systems,

  • Azure and Cloud Technologies,

  • Passion for maths, statistics and complex algorithms.

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com .

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.

Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Location:Reigate, England, GB

  • Date Posted:June 20, 2018