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Willis Towers Watson

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Willis Towers Watson Software Engineering Vacation Student

Sydney CBD

The role of the Software Solutions team is to deliver new software to business clients and the many hundreds of internal consultant users

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Internship
Number of Vacancies
1
Salary
Competitive daily rate
Start Date
ASAP

Application dates

Applications Open
12 Dec 2018
Applications Close
24 Dec 2018

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
I
Computer Graphics & Animation
E
Engineering & Mathematics

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

The role of the Software Solutions team is to deliver new software to business clients and the many hundreds of internal consultant users in the Insurance Consulting & Technology Line of Business. As a Software Engineering vacation student the role is intentionally varied and will involve you discussing functionality with consultants, proposing solutions and generating prototypes, understanding and coding algorithms ensuring that time and memory constraints are satisfied, iterating User Interfaces and researching new technologies and tools.

You will be involved in all aspects of professional software development using the latest tools and techniques to deliver complex software of the highest quality.

The Role

  • Understanding what our clients need and how to solve those needs
  • Developing high performance software using various technologies on multiple platforms
  • Creating an engaging user experience through clean and crisp user interfaces
  • Delivering quality through the use of the latest test and automation techniques.
  • This is all done within small agile teams that collaboratively contribute to the effective delivery of quality software
  • You will learn how software is produced and experience all aspects of today's industry best practices

As a vacation student with Willis Towers Watson you have a world of opportunity ahead of you. As a software engineer you will drive your own career progression, moving into software architecture, project management or progressing through education, training and experience to become a future subject matter expert in software development.

The Requirements

Working towards a degree in a Software Engineering, Computer Science or similar technical or analytic discipline with a reasonable understanding of Mathematics.

It would also be an advantage to possess the following skills:

  • Knowledge of the breadth of the software development lifecycle, with the flexibility to work from architecture decisions to system level testing
  • Experience of writing software in an object oriented mainstream language (C#, C++, Java)
  • Appreciation of current and emerging technologies
  • Appreciation of algorithm and software performance

Candidates must have either Australian or New Zealand citizenship or an appropriate permanent working visa.

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.