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Principal Software/Systems Engineer

Posted on Aug 11, 2019 by Liberty Mutual Insurance

Dover, NH 03820
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Principal Software Developer

Liberty Mutual has an opportunity for a Principal Software Developer who is knowledgeable across many technology domains. This person will work on our API Management team within our IT Hosting SecureDevOps Platforms organization.

The API Management team enables development teams by providing a stable, secure, easily consumable, and cost optimized platform for APIs to be designed, developed, published, secured, managed, measured, consumed and reused.

This role on the API management team will focus on the platform management and expansion. This encompasses platform and portal upgrades, troubleshooting, extending to additional AWS regions, and product research. Candidates will need to demonstrate the willingness to take on many different types of tasks and technologies and ability thrive in an environment of quickly changing and relatively complex technologies.

Job Responsibilities:

Performs the following moderately complex to complex activities:

  • Installation and Configuration of Apigee platform and associated components.
  • Leverage CI/CD pipelines and methodologies, including automated builds, deployments and integration/unit testing for installations and updates.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and communication and collaboration skills.
  • General knowledge of agile software development concepts and processes.
  • Must be proactive, demonstrate initiative and be a logical thinker.
  • Contributes to technical alternatives.
  • Develops production support documentation.
  • Interacts with customers and development team to gather and define requirements
  • Works within the team on iterative development that delivers a high-quality product.
  • Executes all levels of testing (System, Integration, and Regression)
  • Analyzes user stories for validity and feasibility
  • Mentor new developers and junior developers. Identify and recommend appropriate continuous improvement opportunities. Completes other project work or tasks as assigned
  • Participates in service desk and on-call rotations

Highly competitive applicants will have knowledge of and experience with:

  • An API management platform (Apigee, Mulesoft, AWS gateway, etc.)
  • Systems administration
  • AWS infrastructure (eg ELB, EC2, cloud formation (CFTs), autoscaling, launch configurations)
  • General networking concepts
  • Products and tools used for automated delivery to AWS (pipelines, CI/CD).
  • Scripting and programming experience in automating of Infrastructure installation and upgrades


  • 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.
  • Strong negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; presentation skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of the following: IT concepts, strategies, methodologies.
  • Versed in diverse technologies and new technical architecture principles and concepts. Extensive knowledge in layered systems architectures solutions and designs and shared software concepts.
  • Business function(s) and I/T industry business issues; extensive knowledge of business operations, strategies and objectives. Strong in multiple programming languages and 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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