Software Engineer

Willis Towers Watson   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 48 days ago

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our team. You should value expertise and a passion for the craft of software development. You should be able to recognize and stay up to date on current techniques and tools, but also be pragmatic at knowing what is and isn’t a good fit. The Role 
We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our team. You should value expertise and a passion for the craft of software development. You should be able to recognize and stay up to date on current techniques and tools, but also be pragmatic at knowing what is and isn’t a good fit. Excellence

  • Systems development using Visual Studio, C#, ASP.Net, MVC, JavaScript, jQuery, and MS SQL Server.
  • Design and code solutions based on team input using specified programming languages, tools, and techniques 
  • Deliver unit-tested systems in a timely fashion that meet requirements.
  • Work with team to define detailed solutions for specific requirements.
  • Provide analysis for technical solutions based on requirements.
  • Provide consultative services on technical issues to clients and internal project teams.
  • Participate in development of system test plans.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Keep abreast of latest developments regarding effective procedures, methods, and tools in software development and testing.
  • Note: Limited travel may be required at times.


People

  • Work closely with team members in a partnership to deliver the best results to the client.
  • Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with individuals at all levels
  • Assist team members in whatever way necessary to reach successful completion of the tasks at hand 


Clients

  • Communicate effectively with product owner and project teams to ensure solutions are complete and clearly communicated to the end users and stakeholders.
  • Be available and responsive to system issues.
  • Improve team performance by managing the identification and documentation of project scope changes. 


Financial

  • Work with the team to monitor progress against all sprint deliverables and development daily plans to complete the work.
  • Manage expectations and set personal capacity to the team.

The Requirements 


• 2+ years development experience in Visual Studio, MS SQL Server, Microsoft .Net, (especially C#, ASP.Net and MVC).
• Background in benefits administration a plus.
• Degree (Associates or Bachelors) in computer science, management information systems or related area
• Experience with Agile methodologies including Scrum framework and Kanban preferred
• Willingness to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment that has tight deadlines.
• Ability to learn and evaluate new tools, concepts, and challenges quickly.
• Client service focus and flexibility in supporting client requests.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Commitment to quality and continuous improvement.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Be available, at times, to work extended work hours.

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.