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Senior Technical Consultant / Senior Associate (m/f/d) Technology Consulting

IT & Technology
Cologne


Willis Towers Watson's Insurance Consulting and Technology (ICT) provides a powerful combination of advisory services for insurance companies, integrated with leading-edge technology solutions and software that is underpinned by unparalleled analytical capabilities. As well as advising more than three quarters of the world’s leading insurers, ICT is the world’s largest provider of actuarial and insurance solutions that includes leading software products and enterprise platforms.
Our Insurance Consulting and Technology team in Cologne is looking for you as a
Senior Technical Consultant / Senior Associate (m/f/d) Technology Consulting
(Job ID: 210004OW)

As a Senior Technical Consultant (m/w/d), you will take a leading role in our client-facing pre-sales, implementation and integration of advanced insurance software.
In this role, you will be part of a global Technology Consulting Services team and work with Europe, Asia and the Americas. As a recognised technology expert, you will make an impact by providing input into the strategic direction of our product portfolio, have opportunities to continuously improve how we work and develop our products, and work closely with development and delivery colleagues from across the globe.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Managing full lifecycle of client projects and being the primary client contact for technical subjects
  • Providing project management on larger, multi-dimensional projects
  • On-site and remote installation, configuration and support of enterprise software
  • Recommending appropriate bespoke solutions where required.
  • Pre-sales support to consultants and the sales teams including managing RFP/RFI responses
  • Training clients on installation and on-going support of advanced software products.
  • Running technical workshops and architecting bespoke solutions
  • Being a kledgably expert on our products and associated technologies


From performance reviews to continuing training and regular feedback, we offer the variety, development and challenges you seek in a long-lasting career. You will join teams who are already building on their skills, learning a new industry and working on emerging technologies to advance their careers. You will work in flexible, inclusive and friendly environment.
Joining our Technology Consulting team will open various paths for your career. Senior Technical Consultants (m/w/d) have taken leading roles in our software product delivery and have become specialists in their own personal areas of interest (technical or non-technical).

About You:

  • At least 4 years prior experience in a technical, client-facing role
  • Strong communication and presentation skills in a pre-sales environment
  • Ability to understand, explain and develop complex IT architectures
  • Strong analytical and technical problem-solving skills
  • Eagerness to learn and independently seek kledge
  • Ability to adapt where limited information about a client or their technology stack is kn
  • A deep understanding of many of the technologies underpinning our solutions: IIS; MS SQL; Active Directory; Window Server; SOAP/REST Web Services; COM; .Net; WCF
  • Ability to deliver projects with limited supervision
  • Ability to produce, and review technical documentation
  • Experience in managing client relationships within a bilingual setting
  • Experience working in an international environment (global teamwork)
  • Educated to degree level or significant industry experience
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Profund understanding of data structures, design and transformation

Desirable

  • Experience with the full lifecycle of client projects
  • Experience in deploying software in cloud (Azure/AWS), on-premise, and hybrid environments
  • Significant experience, or accreditations in Cloud computing platforms (Azure, AWS)
  • Experience with systems integration and data transformation
  • Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) experience
  • Microsoft SQL Server experience including: SSIS; Query writing; database optimisation
  • Experience with a scripting language (PowerShell, Batch, VBA and/or Perl).
  • Network performance analysis
  • Development experience (.Net, C++, C#, Java)
  • Experience with Linux, Kubernetes, OpenShift and/or AKS
  • Core Microsoft, Azure, Citrix, Cisco, VMWare or other key IT certifications.


At Willis Towers Watson you will discover a diverse, team-oriented and flexible working environment with colleagues that take pleasure in providing value-adding advice to clients.
Interested candidates should apply in the “Careers” section of our website at www.willistowerswatson.de. For further details, send an e-mail to . Your contact person is Veronika ll, phone: +49 69 848455 1359.
Willis Towers Watson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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