Liberty Mutual Insurance: Engineering Lead - Software Innovation Lab
175 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116

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Advance your Career at Solaria Labs, a Liberty Mutual Endeavor


Engineering Lead Software Innovation Lab

Who we are:

Solaria Labs was created by Liberty Mutual Insurance with one simple mandate: to build disruptive new products that enable a better, safer future. Weve already launched a few products and one company since we started for examples, see https://www.totalhomescore.com, https://www.trydwellbeing.com/, and https://www.getcertainly.com.

Why you may enjoy working at Solaria:

As an Engineering Leader/Solution Engineer at Solaria, you will be the technical leader on an agile product development team. Our engineers are involved in product development from concept to launch. These are highly visible roles allowing you to share your knowledge and skills with developers, product owners, and other stakeholders to foster a collaborative environment.

  • You will act as the technical lead tasked with identifying technologies and architectures that align with the goals of your team, from building scrappy minimum viable products to creating more scalable solutions.

  • You want to be in a player-coach role: defining the technical vision, mentoring junior staff, and doing hands-on coding.

  • You are passionate about building and iterating on software prototypes and have a startup mentality.

  • You may also enjoy building custom algorithms, digging into data for insights, building engaging interfaces and always looking to sharpen your skills with emerging technology or participating in hackathons and meetups.

Youre good at and offer:
  • Knowledge of a variety of programming languages to solve a variety of problems from web applications to low-level algorithm development. Specific skills needed depends on role, but we use the MERN stack for some products and various Python frameworks for others.
  • Mentoring and guiding other developers and staff while working to design and implement software solutions to solve highly complex problems

  • Bachelor`s or Master`s degree in technical or business discipline or equivalent experience; technical Master`s degree preferred

  • Generally 10+ years of experience in building and iterating on software prototypes under tight deadlines

  • Experience with data science technologies and/or experience coordinating with data science teams.

  • Experience both heads down coding time as well as active participation in product design and demonstration.

  • Strong negotiation, consensus building, and influencing skills are desired, as well as the ability to adapt to change quickly

  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills; strong presentation skills

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with all levels of the organization

Other great things to know about Solaria Labs:

We also focus on applying emerging technologies like machine learning and telematics to improve our insurance-focused business operations. As part of a Fortune 100 company, we have a lot of data to work with and opportunities to improve the lives of thousands of employees and hundreds of thousands of customers! We are growing fast, building a team of innovators who are passionate about technology, entrepreneurial, willing to experiment with the latest open source technologies.

Benefits & Culture:

Liberty Mutual is a company that cares, offering excellent benefits for our employees including generous parental leave, retirement plans including 401k and pension, education reimbursement, commuter benefits, college savings plans, and much more. We are highly recognized as a best place to work; http://bit.ly/LibertyMutual-BestPlacestoWork as well as one of the Best Employers for the following:

Best Employers for Diversity http://bit.ly/LibertyMutual-BestPlaces-for-Diversity

Best Employers for Women; http://bit.ly/LibertyMutual-BestPlacesToWorkforWomen

Best Employers for New Grads http://bit.ly/LibertyMutual-BestPlacesforNewGrads

To learn more about our benefit offerings and culture please visit:

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace an environment that is free from all discrimination in the workplace, in its business, or by its vendors. Liberty Mutual values diversity and the differences and similarities of our employees. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that leads to better ideas, stronger teams and more innovative products and services for our customers.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Steve H.

"The biggest misconception about Tech at Liberty Mutual is that the technology shop here is outdated, boring and lacks opportunity. There is a strong push for failing fast, going agile, building microservices, using the latest technology tools and building a culture of innovation."

Matt W.

"I like working at Liberty Mutual because they treat their employees very well. Liberty understands the importance of a work-life balance. Because I have significant vacation time, and a flexible workplace schedule, I come to work happier every day. I don't feel the pressure that I may be fired if I need to take a few days off or can't make it into the office due an appointment."

Matt K.

"I immensely enjoy what I get to work on every day. Reading about machine learning and applying it in a way that has actual business value is great."

Cara B.

"We are working with top notch technologies and we get to live a little. We have the best of both worlds here."

Jeremiah T.

"The sense of community working here has been a lot different than I expected at a big company. Everyone is helpful and looking to make sure you have the resources you needed to grow in the company."