Principal Software Engineer

    • Boston, MA

We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. Our passion for placing the customer at the center of everything we do is driving a transformational shift at Liberty Mutual. Operating as a tech startup within a Fortune 100 company, we are leading a digital disruption that will redefine how people experience insurance.

Liberty Mutual Investments manages Liberty Mutual\u2019s globally invested assets of $85b generating income and creating capital.

Liberty Mutual Investments IT supports the investment front and back office functions within the Investments Department. This role is a Principal Full Stack Engineer on the Front Office Technology team, and is primarily focused on designing, developing and maintaining tools, systems, and analytics for the trading and portfolio analytics teams.

About the job:

  • Designs & Develops maintainable, scalable, defect free source code that meets business requirements and team standards
  • Develops system/application and integration architecture, supports implementation & delivery; responsible for overall success of the project, works within project team to lead iterative development that delivers a high-quality product
  • Supports interactions with customers and development team to gather and define requirements
  • Works closely with other project teams and partners
  • Champions automation in testing, build and release
  • Plans work out appropriately, effectively communicates and responds to escalations/inquiries
  • Identify and implements appropriate continuous improvement opportunities
  • Completes other project work or tasks as assigned

This role might be for you if you have:

  • Bachelor\u2019s degree in technical or business discipline or equivalent experience
  • Generally, 5-7\u002B years of professional experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; presentation skills
  • Constantly researching new best practices in development and current on the latest trends
  • Creative thinking and high attention to details
  • Proficient in negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills
  • Proficient in new and emerging technologies
  • Thorough knowledge of the following: IT concepts, strategies and methodologies. Business function(s) and of business operations
  • Understanding of agile software development concepts and processes
  • Detailed understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, and incremental delivery
  • Collaboration, prioritization, and flexibility skills required!

Highly competitive applicants will have:

  • Full stack development experience with python, Django, Flask, Node.js, RESTful services, Angular/React, javascript, python, pandas, conda, matlab, R, SQL, RDBMS.
  • Devops with jenkins, bamboo, git, bitbucket, etc.
  • Data visualization, PowerBI, Tableau, Excel VBA.
  • Exposure to asset management processes, data, and methodologies.
  • Cloud exposure, AWS \u2013 lambda, step functions, SNS, SQS, Azure \u2013 App Tiers, Team Services
  • Experience working with Agilemethodologies (Scrum, Lean Startup, XP) and cross-functional teams (Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, Designers, Business Analysts)
  • Ideally familiar with Design Thinking, Behavior and Test-Driven Development
  • Strong leadership, communication and collaboration skills with track record of taking solution ownership


We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, it\u2019s our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:


At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.

We\u2019re dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.

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