Liberty Mutual Insurance: Principal Infrastructure Developer

Principal Infrastructure Engineer

Job Summary

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.

About the Job:

The IT infrastructure at Liberty Mutual is in the process of moving to a cloud based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) model. So, you would have the opportunity to develop systems that allow developers to automatically provision all network, security and software configurations.

Required Skills:

  • Infrastructure Development, including back-end languages and frameworks, specifically Node/Express, Ruby on Rails, Python, and maybe even a little Java

  • Code versioning tools, specifically GIT
  • Infrastructure configuration tools including Chef, Puppet, and Ansible

  • Scripting and programming experience with Infrastructure using Python, Ruby, and Powershell,

  • Public cloud deployment tools specifically CloudFormation or Terraform

  • Reading and creating API documentation with tools such as Swagger and OpenAPI

  • Linux
  • Demonstrable knowledge of CI/CD pipelines and methodologies, including automated builds, deployments and integration/unit testing

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Agile software development concepts and processes.

  • IT concepts, strategies, methodologies
  • Agile software development concepts and processes

  • Backlog tracking, burndown metrics, and incremental delivery

Responsibilities:
  • Devises or modifies procedures to solve highly complex problems

  • Collaborates with application software developers on projects or subprojects of highly technical complexity

  • Responsible for system analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation; Conducts quality assurance review

  • Develops maintainable/scalable, effective, defect free source code that meets business requirements and team standards

  • Performs hardware and software installation and upgrades

  • Monitors system performance and capacity reports changes in usage

  • Develops complex test scripts
  • Troubleshoots hardware and software problems, takes appropriate corrective action and works with IT staff or vendors in performing complex testing, support and troubleshooting functions

  • Consults on basic user administration (adds, changes, deletes, disk space management, backups and file restorations)

  • Works within project team to lead iterative development that delivers a high-quality product

  • Participates in site set-up, user training, hardware/software installation, maintenance and support and documentation of hardware/software logs and operating procedures.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor`s or Master`s degree in technical or business discipline or equivalent experience, technical degree preferred.

  • Generally 8+ years of professional experience.
  • Highly proficient in software engineering languages and tools; ability to develop on multiple platforms.

  • Extensive knowledge of the following: IT concepts, strategies, methodologies.

  • Versed in diverse technologies and new technical architecture principles and concepts.

  • Extensive knowledge in infrastructure, cloud based platforms, and development tools.

  • Extensive understanding of agile software development concepts and processes.

  • Must be proactive, demonstrate initiative and be a logical thinker.

  • Extensive consultative skills, including the ability to understand and apply customer requirements, including drawing out unforeseen implications and making recommendations for design, the ability to define design reasoning, understanding potential impacts of design requirements.

  • Extensive understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, and incremental delivery. Strong collaboration, prioritization, and adaptability skills required.

We take care of our employees

We strongly believe that a great job should keep you happy both at workand in life. Thats why we offer:

  • Workplace Flexibility

  • Wellness Perks

  • Collaborative workspaces

  • Sit/stand desks

  • Career development, programs and classes

  • Diversity & Inclusion programs

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • College Savings Plan

  • Education reimbursement

  • Hackathon Events

Liberty Mutual was named as a 2016 Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work US.

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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."