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Willis Towers Watson

Junior .NET Developer

Summary of the Role

The Investment business at Willis Towers Watson has over 900 colleagues worldwide who provide services and advice to a diverse range of institutional investors. It advises on over $2.2 trillion of global assets and works closely with insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations and many of the world"EURTMs top pension funds.

The Role

As a full-stack web developer in the Systems team, you will get to build web applications used by the investment line of business. Initially, you will be working on a platform that captures and processes qualitative and quantitative data from investment managers.

You will have a high degree of autonomy when working on software. We encourage our developers to try new things and learn on the job; all our developers have Pluralsight licenses. You will have the support of a friendly close-knit development team, delivering the desired functionality on time and within budget using an agile methodology.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:
  • Implementing, testing and refactoring code (C#, JavaScript, SQL) 
  • Meeting with Product Owners to understand requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Debugging code to identify defects or suggest improvements
  • Working with the business to test and evaluate applications
  • Providing 2nd level support to legacy software

Skills & Experience

Required experience:
  • Software development experience, ideally using C# .NET or similar object oriented language 
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to coordinate day-to-day development and bug fixing activities
  • Happy to suggest improvements and changes to existing legacy systems
  • Keen interest in learning about and implementing new technologies 

Optional:
  • Experience with web development using ASP.NET MVC, JavaScript, Bootstrap and CSS (or similar skills)
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server (or other version control systems)
  • NUnit (or other unit testing frameworks) 
  • Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL (or other SQL querying language)
  • Degree-educated (preferable)however exceptions can be made for candidates with strong technical skills

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