Willis Towers Watson Software Developer C# .NET – Cambridge in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Software Developer C# .NET – Cambridge

Date Posted: April 17, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary of Role

Join the team developing the world’s leading risk management software suite.

We are looking for a senior C# developer to join our agile team of highly skilled software engineers in Great Shelford, Cambridge (within a 3-minute walk from the train station).

The Role

You will be working on a world-class risk analytics and financial modelling software platform which already enables over 1,000 major insurance clients worldwide, as well as many of the largest financial services companies, to build and execute financial models. This is an evolving role that will cover a wide range of tasks such as:

  • Designing, implementing, refactoring and testing code (C#), following best practices for maintainability, testability and performance,

  • Implementing unit tests (C#, NUnit), 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,

  • Working with the Product Owner to help create User Stories and define acceptance criteria,

  • Documenting requirements analysis or design decisions,

  • Mentoring junior members of the team and taking a lead role for some of the above activities.

The Requirements

  • Mid/ Senior level software development experience using C# .NET,

  • Extensive industry experience with full software development lifecycle: requirements capture and analysis, estimation, detailed software design, object-orientated software implementation, unit and system-level testing, installation and deployment,

  • Extensive industry experience with software engineering best practices, processes and supporting tools,

  • Ability to coordinate day-to-day development and bug fixing activities,

  • Ability to design high-performance, scalable and extensible software architectures and algorithms which are also easy to test, debug and maintain,

Other highly desirable, but not essential skills are:

  • Experience of working in an Agile/Scrum environment,

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

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (Git), or other version control and CI systems,

  • NUnit (or other unit testing frameworks),

  • GUI design/implementation, or knowledge of standards, WPF or WinForms,

  • Cloud Technologies (Azure),

  • ASP.NET MVC/Core, React, WCF, JavaScript, Bootstrap, or other web software frameworks,

  • SQL Server (or other SQL databases),

  • 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:Cambridge, England, GB

  • Date Posted:April 17, 2018