Performance Test Engineer (T&R) - Location open including work from home
Company: Willis Towers Watson
Posted on: December 9, 2018
The Business At Willis Towers Watson, we help clients align their talent and rewards strategy with their business strategy to achieve long-term success. We rely on data, analytics and experience to pinpoint the talent and workforce needs that are vital to their overall performance. We develop strategies and design and implement programs that address these needs, drive higher performance and ensure the right return on their investment in people. Backed by industry-leading technology, global workforce data, research and insights, we help our clients quickly transform ideas into action. The Role The QA Engineer role at Willis Towers Watson serves as an integral member of a global Agile Product Development team to design, build, test and deliver Willis Towers Watson's technology products to our external or internal clients. This role works with Willis Towers Watson's proprietary and/or industry-leading systems and applications and ensures that these are designed and built according to agreed-upon technical specifications and quality standards. Key Accountabilities / Duties: Excellence * Uses the Product Backlog to remain highly flexible and respond to changing realities and requirements. * Adds business value by delivering working products, with quality and on time. * Works with the team in assessing opportunities to strengthen definition of done and get us closer to delivering working software at the end of every sprint. * Self-organizes and applies cross-functional competencies to create high-value products. * Works with other team members to adopt Agile Scrum with the goal of improving software development practices and creating high standards of work. * Advocates improving quality during all stages of software development. * Constant pursuit of improving team velocity and efficiency, allowing effective release planning and diagnostics for the team. * Creates high quality acceptance tests from acceptance criteria and quality standards that help the scrum team understand the value of the user story from the user's perspective. * Maintain ISO9001 and ISO27001certification. * Achieve all Green Marks in the Willis Towers Watson Professional Excellence Review. Clients * Works closely with Team to ensure execution against the highest value "Done" Product Increments. * Passionate commitment to developing high quality products within agreed-upon release dates. * Self-manages towards development and innovation, guided by the stakeholders' expectation. * Contributes to team innovation activities, requested prototyping or research and development activities. * Understands and embodies the Product vision and business needs for a successful, low-defect, on-time product release. Financial * Escalates requests to Program Management for program level risks and investments. * Ensures that development effort is billed appropriately to maximize spend that can be capitalized. People * Builds and supports a culture of trust and transparency where collaboration is fostered within the Scrum teams and with the Program and Product Managers to work towards a common business goal. * Supports team members, both locally and globally. * Actively practices emotional intelligence (empathy, self-awareness, self-motivation, self- management) on project teams and throughout the enterprise. * Actively participates in Scrum Ceremonies. * Fosters a culture where risks and issues are managed at the lowest responsible level by communicating and collaborating with team members. * Pursues continual growth related to the business domain within the respective line of business. * Actively advances technical skills through participation in online, instructor-led or self-taught training. * Continually develops deep functional skills while exploring cross-functional skills. * Supports building a Community of Practice to enhance continual learning. * Embraces and continuously improves Agile knowledge and skills. * Serves as a champion of quality for your scrum team and help support the QA Community of Practice, knowledge sharing sessions, lunch & learn, brown bag sessions, and other learning sessions. * Actively advances QA technical skills through participation in online, instructor-led or self.-taught training. The Requirements * Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in a technology related discipline, such as IT or Engineering * Proficiency in English * Strong verbal and written communication skills * Proficiency with MS Office * Experience in Automation Testing is required. * Demonstrate a strong understanding of SDLC process. * Experience in Agile/Scrum framework is required. 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. Equal Employment Opportunity All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. Equal Employment Opportunity: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf 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.SDL2017
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