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Principal (Lead) Software Engineer, Investments Technology (Public Markets, Derivatives)

Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual

Software Engineering, IT
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Principal (Lead) Software Engineer, Investments Technology (Public Markets, Derivatives)

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Position Type
Minimum Salary
USD $124,900.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $216,100.00/Yr.
Typical Starting Salary
Flexible Time Off Annual Accrual - days

Pay Philosophy

The typical starting salary range for this role is determined by a number of factors including skills, experience, education, certifications and location. The full salary range for this role reflects the competitive labor market value for all employees in these positions across the national market and provides an opportunity to progress as employees grow and develop within the role. Some roles at Liberty Mutual have a corresponding compensation plan which may include commission and/or bonus earnings at rates that vary based on multiple factors set forth in the compensation plan for the role.


Do you have the skills, and drive, to 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 consult on highly complex projects and solve technical problems, while working in an agile environment that has the creative energy of a start-up, and the full backing and comprehensive benefits of a Fortune 100 company.

As Lead Engineer for in the Public Markets, Derivatives and Research Product Portfolio, you will: Lead a team of software engineers in an agile squad to design and build technology solutions for LMI’s Public Markets and Derivatives product suite.

  • Partner with key business and tech stakeholders to identify and deliver data and analytics automated solutions that meet business needs and align with technology guardrails & strategy
  • Act as hands-on advisor and technical lead and collaborate with scrum masters, product owners, and engineering team to iteratively create technical solutions that meet business and technical requirements
  • Research recommend, design, and develop systems and application architecture with a specific focus on software quality, security, and compliance
  • Deliver artifacts, technical alternatives and architectural designs that meet business requirements
  • Collaborate with development teams and architects building Innovative, API first, cloud native solutions using AWS platform, Snowflake, Informatica/Glue, Power-BI/Dash, Python, Rest API, Django, React, etc
  • Continually enhance full delivery pipeline through automation, expanded yet increasingly efficient test coverage, ultimately optimizing time-to-market and quality
  • Mentor engineers/individual contributors in the team; conduct design and code reviews and champion engineering excellence/best practices
  • Collaborate with architecture team and across LMI Tech/Corporate tech team
  • Drive innovation in the team through continuous learning and building Prototyping complex, cross platform business solution

Note: This role has a hybrid work arrangement (2 days per week in Boston). Ideal candidate will have Investments domain knowledge (Fixed Income/Derivatives a plus)



  • Eight or more years of software engineering experience
  • Strong background in business operations and strategies, including global technology and financial services trends
  • Hands-on involvement with layered systems architectures, designs and shared software concepts
  • Familiarity with functional and system integration testing
  • Experience working in an agile environment


  • Excellent negotiation, facilitation and consensus-building capabilities
  • Openness and adaptability to respond to fast-moving circumstances
  • Proficiency in multiple object-oriented programming languages and tools
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Aptitude for working in teams


  • In-depth knowledge of diverse and emerging technologies, architectural concepts and principles
  • A deep understanding of layered solutions and designs
  • Awareness of policies regarding security and privacy
  • 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

About Us

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" on IDG'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 Graduates as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion

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: https://LMI.co/Benefits

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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