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Willis Towers Watson Developer in Chicago, Illinois

In this role you will be using C# and SQL to focus on the back-end our benefits administration product. We are a collaborative environment and seeking individuals who are good communicators with experience with C# and SQL Server. This is a dynamic team with excellent growth potential!

Employment-based non-immigration visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.

The Role

Due to growth in our outsourcing business, we are looking for several software developers in full-time positions. In this role you will customize, maintain and develop new solutions to meet client requirements on BenefitConnect, our proprietary, highly sophisticated and user-friendly software, built on the .Net framework. You will consult with clients and play a key role in software development and technical support on client assignments. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop your technical skills and knowledge of benefit plan design

  • Be on a career path with growth and advancement

  • Employ the most cutting edge tools and resources and work with top talent in the industry

  • Work in a dynamic, fast paced, high energy and high growth environment

  • We are open to office or remote-based work, with a preference for candidates based in Eastern or Central time zones.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Systems programming C# and MS SQL Server

  • Develop code per detailed specifications using specified programming languages, tools, and techniques under the direction of the project manager or team leader.

  • Deliver timely unit-tested high quality systems that meet specification functionality requirements.

  • Work with team to define detailed specifications for specific functionality requirements.

  • Provide analysis for technical solutions based on functional requirements.

  • Assist in determining requirements for estimating budgets and timelines.

  • 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.

  • Work as a team to produce and deliver high quality results.

  • Deliver on projects in accordance with project plans including budget, timeline, deliverables and quality standards.

  • Directly contribute to clients’ success through applying your technical expertise.

The Requirements

  • 2 - 5+ years of development experience in MS SQL Server / Transact-SQL and C#

  • Experience in Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server preferred

  • Minimum A.S. Degree in computer science, management information systems or related area required. Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.

  • Background in benefits administration a plus.

  • Ability to effectively work on multiple projects simultaneously; strong time management skills.

  • 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.

  • Be available, at times, to work extended work hours.

EOE, including disability/vets at https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/478/2019/03/Equal-Opportunity-is-the-Law-Poster-Supplement.pdf

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