Welcome to VERCIDA website.

Skip to main content
Enable Recite to make this website accessible

0%
Profile completeness

Did you know that users who have filled in their profile details are 42 times more likely to get matched with the right employer?

security illustration Help us find the best workplace for you by sharing more about yourself. We will never disclose your information with others.

Job description



The Business

In Insurance Consulting we advise and provide solutions to insurance companies on the assessment and management of risk. Our client base includes more than three-quarters of the world's leading insurers. Whether in life or property and casualty insurance. However, we are increasingly being called upon as risk specialists across a variety of industries.

The Role

*** Please note that we do not accept multiple applications and you should only select and apply to one programme per year***

Opening Date: 5th September 2019

Closing Date: 31st January 2020

Location: Cambridge & Reigate

Salary: Competitive


Our 8-week Intern Programme is designed for penultimate year students.
An Internship at Willis Towers Watson will give you valuable real-world experience while you are still a student. It will enable you to apply your education in an environment that is both challenging and rewarding. At the end of your time with us, you will have a greater understanding of what we do and how closely our career offerings match your career aspirations. You will be treated in the same way as our new graduates receiving the same quality and quantity of work. It is the perfect opportunity to gain an insight into what you could expect if you joined our graduate programme the following year.

The role of the Software Engineering Team is to create, maintain and deliver software to some of the most well-known global insurance companies and the many hundreds of internal consultant users in the Insurance Consulting and Technology business. As a Software Engineering graduate, 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 life cycle using the latest tools and techniques to deliver complex software of the highest quality. You will learn how software is produced and experience all aspects of today's industry best practices. This includes but is not limited to:
  • 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 using the latest test and automation techniques
  • Deployment
    to complex client IT infrastructures

This is all done within small agile teams that collaboratively contribute to the effective delivery of quality software.

Career Path & Qualification

As a graduate at 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 subject matter expert in software development.

We offer graduates the flexibility to study towards a range of qualifications from both technical and business disciplines depending on the needs of the business and individuals.

The Requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 degree in a Software Engineering, Computer Science or similar technical or analytic discipline with a reasonable understanding of Mathematics is required

It would also be an advantage to possess the following skills:
  • Experienced in 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.

The Application
Process





Stage
1:
Online application, including CV

Stage
2:
Online testing

Stage
3:
Video interview - i n partnership with the
Bright Network, we have created an academy module on 'How to Ace your Video
Interview'. Click here to sign up and watch
it!

Stage
4:
Assessment
centre

Stage
5:
Offer and on-boarding


Equal Opportunity Employer

Start date for the UK Intern Programme will be the end of June 2020.

Learn more about Willis Towers Watson

Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.

Articles you might like

Other jobs in Business Services

You will receive an email with link to reset your password.

Enter your new password