Liberty Mutual Manager, Application Portfolio & Software Development in Boston, Massachusetts

Manager, Application Portfolio & Software Development

We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. Our passion for placing the customer at the center of everything we do is driving a transformational shift at Liberty Mutual. Operating as a tech startup within a Fortune 100 company, we are leading a digital disruption that will redefine how people experience insurance.

If you’re a curious learner who has a passion for getting things done, thrives in an environment of servant leadership and has a wealth of Agile know-how, we want you to join our tech team! As an experienced Software Development Manager, you will manage dedicated Agile teams that incorporate customer-centric design thinking practices and standard Agile/Lean software development methodolog ies .

You will lead people by creating a shared vision, empowering and serving them by removing obstacles , and helping them grow. You will constantly energize and enable your teams to rapidly and reliably deliver business value by engaging customers, continuously learning, and adapting. You’ll prepare your teams to rapidly pivot in response to changing customer needs and business priorities.

Most importantly, you'll be engaged in meaningful work for an organization that is committed to "helping people live safer, more secure lives" every day.

About the job:

  • Provides technical expertise to clients, IT management and staff.

  • Participates in the development of business and/or IT vision, critical success factors and operating plans.

  • Develops and communicates unit vision, strategies, critical success factors

  • Hires and manages team of people; coaches, counsels, and develops team members. Defines individual and team performance objectives and development plans and ensures alignment with organizational objectives. Evaluates team and individual performance and makes compensation recommendations.

  • Promotes and supports continuous improvement of individuals and teams.

  • Establishes financial plan for the unit and manages to plan. Initiates process and organizational improvement activities which enhance overall effectiveness; seeks ways to improve human resource and other management processes. Develops and maintains a network of industry contacts, performs or directs research on industry trends, competitors, business and IT products, and analyzes trends and makes strategic and tactical recommendations.

  • Ensures system, technical, and product architectures are aligned with business objectives.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and 5-7 years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • In-depth knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, and methodologies.

  • In-depth knowledge of business operations, objectives, and strategies.

  • Advanced knowledge of management concepts, practices, and techniques.

  • Advanced knowledge of Agile software development methodology and techniques.

  • Commitment to servant leadership and team building

We take care of our employees…

We strongly believe that a great job should keep you happy both at work—and in life. That’s 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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Job: *Technology

Title: Manager, Application Portfolio & Software Development

Location: MA-Boston

Requisition ID: 87204