Principal Software Engineer

02116, Boston
Nov 19, 2021
Jan 18, 2022
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Do you have the skillsand driveto join a tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. As a principal software engineer at Liberty Mutual, you'll apply your talents in an agile environment that has the creative energy of a start-upand the full backing and comprehensive benefits of a Fortune 100 company


The tools we build and support are used by our customer service representatives across Liberty Mutual and Safeco brands. We make it easy for representatives and partners to access customer, policy, and claims data they can utilize and trust.


We encourage you to apply and bring your expertise if you're a:

  • Collaborative Partner: Working side-by-side with business colleagues and interacting with customers, you'll address their technical challenges and ensure quality through collaborative, test- and behavior-driven development 
  • Problem Solver: Complex problems often require innovative, creative approachesand you'll work to come up with outside-the-box solutions to solve them 
  • Customer-Centric Developer: You understand who we're here to serve and the products you develop will keep the end-user front and center
  • Forward Thinker: Merely fixing a problem isn't enough using your proactive mindset and initiative, you'll also identify opportunities to enhance performance, quality, and efficiency
  • Motivated Mentor: Exercise your technical chops while coaching and collaborating with junior software engineers.


  • 8+ years of software engineering experience
  • Expert level ability utilizing technologies such as; REST, micro services, cloud platforms (AWS, Azure or Google Cloud), React (JavaScript or TypeScript), NodeJS, and Express
  • Experience with functional and system integration testing
  • Extensive understanding of working in an agile environment utilizing Scrum, Kanban, or XP


  • Excellent negotiation, facilitation, and consensus-building capabilities
  • Openness and adaptability to respond to fast-moving circumstances
  • Proficiency in multiple programming languages and tools
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Collaborative and adaptable working style with ability to pair program
  • Demonstrate initiative and the ability to prioritize your time and efforts 


  • A thorough grasp of technology concepts, business operations, design and development tools, system architecture and technical standards
  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools such as Bamboo and DevOps tools including Git version control 
  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics and incremental delivery


  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in a technical or business discipline, or equivalent experience




At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.  


Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT onIDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduatesas well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: 


We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:  


Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 

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