Looking for an exciting opportunity to kickstart your technology career?

Apply for the Liberty IT TechStart apprentice programme.

Our apprenticeship program provides on-the-job learning and structured academic and development programs. As a key member of our core development team, you'll work with experienced software engineers to design, code, test, and maintain a range of platforms and services for our Fortune 100 parent company, Liberty Mutual Insurance.

Learn more about the process below, and keep an eye out for applications opening again at the start of 2025.


Here's what you need to know:

  • What you’ll be doing

    ​​​​​​During the program, you'll learn the fundamentals of enterprise engineering, sharpen your programming skills and have clear career progression opportunities. With the support of our experienced engineers, you will solve complex business problems by delivering high-quality software that provides an outstanding experience for our customers.

    If you're ready to take the next step in your technology career, apply now to join Liberty IT TechStart. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to inclusion and diversity. Don't miss out on this opportunity to work with the best in the business and learn from the finest minds.


  • What you'll get

    What’s on offer? Being the tech wing of Liberty Mutual brings its benefits. Alongside being a key member of our core development teams, you’ll also have access to some amazing perks and be able to complete a BSc (Hons) Computing Systems at Ulster University alongside working here.

    We recognise the importance of valuing and rewarding our team members for their hard work and dedication. That's why we're proud to offer a highly competitive starting salary for our Apprentice Software Engineer position.

    Additionally, we provide a supportive and collaborative work environment where you can connect with your colleagues through our Social Club and other company initiatives. Our benefits package includes health insurance, life assurance, income protection, employee discount schemes, annual bonuses, a competitive pension, flexible working, and a true work-life balance.

    We're passionate about helping you build relevant and necessary skills today to prepare for future career growth. Through on-the-job learning, structured academic and learning and development programs, and clear career progression opportunities, you'll have the opportunity to grow and develop as a software engineer. You'll be working alongside experienced engineers and receive ongoing feedback and coaching through a experienced mentors in your team.


  • Your experience and skills
    • Hold or be in the process of obtaining the relevant education qualifications to meet the standard entry conditions and the general entrance requirements for the BSc (Hons)Computing Systems at Ulster University. 
    • Enjoy technology and have written code for fun in your spare time. 
    • A proven ability to deliver working code. 


  • Applying for this position

    The 2024 application deadline is Friday 1 March.

    After that, a coding challenge will take place between 11-12 March with recruitment centres to be held on 20 March 2024.

    Offers for the available positions will be made by 22 March 2024, with a starting date in September 2024.


The 2024 interview process

Here's a brief rundown of what to expect once send us your all-important application!

 Coding challengeOnline coding skills challenge taking place on 11-12 March.

 Recruitment centresShowcase your skills in this session, held on 20 March.

 Role offerWe'll get back to you with a decision by 22 March.