Liberty Mutual Insurance: Software Engineer / Senior Software Engineer

This is a range posting and the description is posted as a Grade 16 Senior Software Engineer. However, candidates will be considered for Grades 14 (Software Engineer) in the Software Engineer Job family.

If youre a curious learner who has a penchant for getting things eveone, thrives on solving challenging technical problems, and enjoy working on high visibility business solutions, we want you to join our tech team! GRM US PL - Products and Underwriting is looking for a Software Engineer whos focus will be on timely and successful delivery of features/enablers for programmatic business and/or technology objectives. In this role you will work on a high performing agile squad and develop high quality software all while helping to lead our technology stack into the future with microservices development.

In this role you will.
  • Develop effective, defect free source code that meets business requirements and team standards.
  • Participate in unit test case development
  • Develop complex test scripts.
  • Conduct impact analysis.
  • Develop component design
  • Provide system/application architecture
  • Contribute technical alternatives
  • Develop production support documentation.
  • Interact with customers and development team to gather and define requirements
  • Work within project team on iterative development that delivers a high quality product.
  • Execute all levels of testing (System, Integration, and Regression)
  • Analyze user stories for validity and feasibility
  • Provide functional/system integration testing support.
  • Perform Quality Assurance coding and design review; defects or discrepancies in requirements identified and resolved with appropriate partners and stakeholders.
  • Plan work out appropriately, proactively escalates issues that may impact scope, schedule, budget.
  • Participate in the development of Build and Deployment guide and script.
  • Mentor new Engineers and junior Engineers.

Highly competitive applicants will have the following:
  • Strong enterprise-level software development experience in an object oriented language, preferably Java/J2EE
  • Solid programming discipline: unit testing, fault tolerance, data structures, complexity analysis, object oriented principles, design patterns, etc.
  • Oracle, SQL Server, DB2
  • Familiarity with CI/CD and DevOps tools such as BitBucket/Git or Gradle/Jenkins
  • Experience driving platform modernization initiatives including micro services, cloud deployment and technologies such as: AWS, Docker, Java, NodeJS, Spring Boot
  • Experience working in an agile environment (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc) is preferred
  • An evident appreciation of current and emerging technology trends
Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelors or Master's degree in technical or business discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Generally 5+ years of professional experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; presentation skills.
  • Proficient in negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills.
  • Proficient in new and emerging technologies (microservices, AWS, & Docker a plus).
  • Thorough knowledge of the following: IT concepts, strategies and methodologies. Business function(s) and of business operations..
  • Proficiency in multiple programming languages and tools (Java, Spring, experience).
  • Understanding of agile software development concepts and processes
  • Thorough understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, and incremental delivery.
  • Collaboration, prioritization, and adaptability skills required.
Benefits & Culture:
In GRM Products and Underwriting, we embrace all of the values of our Fortune 100 company and push our practices and technology skill sets to the next level. In this organization, we are an agile set of teams dedicated to helping impact the lives of thousands of customers every day. We embrace a modern co-working style with exceptional work/life balance, ergonomic work areas, substantial benefits, and best-in-class amenities.
Liberty Mutual is one of America's Best Employers for Diversity and one of the Best Employers for Women one of the Best Employers for New Grads and one of the Best Places to Work . We offer 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.
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EOE Statement:

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. Learn More:

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."