Apprentice Software Engineer

Job Locations UK-Belfast
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/5/2024 9:04 AM)
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Let’s TechStart your technology career 


The Liberty IT TechStart program is the perfect way to kickstart your career. When you join us at Liberty IT, you will take your first steps in a challenging and rewarding technology career where you will combine on-the-job learning with structured academic and development programs.

You’ll be a key member within our core development teams that designs, codes, tests and maintains a range of platforms and services for our Fortune 100 parent company, Liberty Mutual. You will learn the fundamentals of enterprise engineering, sharpen your programming skills and have clear career progression opportunities.


You will be working side by side with and learning from our experienced software engineers and through our Buddy Scheme, you’ll receive ongoing feedback and coaching from a dedicated mentor in your team.


Through our Social Club and other company initiatives, you’ll also have the opportunity to connect with and have fun with your new colleagues outside of the working day.


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 support from more senior team members, write and debug code in line with the team’s set standards to solve user stories and tasks
  • Communicate and update your progress regularly at stand-ups or similar agile events
  • 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
  • Grow your knowledge of technology and software engineering
  • Supported by senior team members, seek opportunities to share and celebrate what you’ve learned through internal tech talks, blogging and external events  


Experience and skills we need:


  • Enjoy technology and have written code for fun in your spare time
  • A proven ability to write working code 


What’s on offer


  • 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

About Us

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 2023


Best Workplaces for Women (UK) 2023


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


Our Recruitment Process


Job Applications Close: 1 March 2024

Coding challenge: in-person 12 March 2024 (Belfast Office)

Recruitment Centres: 20 March 2024 (Virtual)

Offers: communicated 21 March 2024


The Apprentice Software Engineer position start date is 2 September 2024


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