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Senior Software Engineer - JavaScript (Node.js)

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Belfast, UK | Dublin, Ireland | Remote-First from UK or Ireland

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Full-Time Permanent

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Senior Software Engineer

Reach beyond with Liberty IT; for this is where you’ll find the super challenges, where you’ll be given the scope and the support to go further, dig deeper and fly higher.   

We won’t stand over your shoulder. We won’t get in your way. We certainly won’t hold you back. You’ll bring the expertise. We’ll provide the platform to succeed.  


It’s time to do your thing.   


Who you’ll be working with:

You will be working with a software engineering team that work with multiple AWS services and predominantly Node.JS on an API first product to enable Liberty Mutual customers to receive alerts or update their policies through text message. The team are happy to help a new team member to learn the services they use and to get up to speed on their ways of working.


Experience and skills we need:

  • Experience in working with JavaScript frameworks and libraries, ideally Node.JS
  • A third level qualification in Software Engineering, Computer Science or STEM subject and 3 years’ software development experience in a commercial environment; or current and valid industry recognised certifications and 5 years software development experience in a commercial environment
  • Have worked with DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Git, or similar, for deployment purposes
  • Feature or function design and delivery as part of an agile software development team (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.).
  • Have worked with Product Owners, customers, end-users, or stakeholders in the delivery of software, solutions, or products. 

Experience and skills we’d love:

We’ve included some further skills and experience that would be great. However, don’t rule yourself out if you haven’t had the opportunity to develop these yet, we have a learning culture at Liberty IT so we will support your career growth with us

  • Have worked in the development of cloud native solutions, ideally working with AWS.
  • Expereince in working with and developing APIs at enterprise scale.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Be part of a team who are working to solve complex business problems by delivering high-quality software that provides an outstanding experience for our customers.
  • With the support of more senior team members, contribute to the architecture or design in your area of work.
  • Write clean code in line with the team’s set standards.  Look for ways to improve your team’s coding standards.
  • Own, scope and deliver well defined deliverables or stories. Communicate and update your progress regularly at stand-ups or similar agile events.
  • Mentor and guide more junior team members to deliver well defined features, functions or components.
  • Collaborate closely and cooperatively with your technical and non-technical teams to work towards the best solution that maximises value to the customer.
  • Contribute to a culture of code quality and implement automated, unit and integration testing as part of the software development lifecycle. Apply good security processes such as threat modelling to the code you develop.
  • Implement your teams approach to delivering high quality, tested code. Maintain and improve CI/CD pipelines. Play a lead role in code reviews and actively review pull requests from other team members.
  • Grow your knowledge of architecture, modern engineering principles and design patterns.
  • Assess the business value of new technologies and technical solutions using a data-driven approach and implement them to the development life cycle.
  • Supported by senior team members, seek opportunities to share and celebrate what you’ve learned through internal tech talks, blogging and external events. 


What’s on offer

  • Flexible work patterns including compressed working and 4 day working weeks from your first day at Liberty IT.
  • Feel safe and secure whatever life brings, with health insurance (including access to a digital doctor), life assurance and income protection.
  • Enjoy both today and tomorrow with employee discount schemes, annual bonuses and a competitive pension.
  • Protect your wellbeing with flexible working and a real work-life balance. Specifically, we have adopted a hybrid remote and in-office working culture, meaning you have ultimate flexibility in your work environment.
  • Grow yourself, your career and reputation through continuous learning, promotion opportunities and our generous recognition programme 

A little background on LIT

Liberty IT is the tech wing of Liberty Mutual Insurance. Bringing peace of mind to all aspects of customer’s lives, every day. We’re an ideas company. Always. We thrive on engineering excellence and surpass with technical mastery. We build beautifully architected cloud solutions and reliably run high stability systems. We work alongside the best in the business and learn from the finest minds.

  • Great Place to Work in UK & Ireland 2022
  • Best Workplaces for Women (UK) 2022
  • Top 5 Best Tech Workplace
  • Centre of Excellence in Wellbeing   


Fair employment and equal opportunities

Liberty IT is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusion and diversity.

If you have a disability, accommodations are available on request when taking part in all aspects of the recruitment, assessment, and selection process.  

Now, it’s over to you.

If you’re ready to fly in your career, apply now. 

Liberty IT is part of Liberty Mutual Insurance. We’re the cogs behind the #71 Fortune-ranked company, the key drivers behind their global digital enablement journey, reimagining insurance by delivering an ever more efficient service for our customers. 

A career here is challenging, uncharted and ever changing. Partnering with our customers, we co-create digital solutions.  Everyone has a part to play, every voice is heard and every idea considered. We firmly believe the one component that makes us so successful is our people. It’s what puts us front and centre of our global positioning.  That's why we invest in the best.