Remote Senior Underwriter, Custom

  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Remote * (Not Specified, Not Specified)
  • Jan 15, 2022

Job Description

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit:

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Multiple openings that can be hired at various Underwriting levels depending on experience

These positions are remote but will support a Washington territory. Ideally, candidates will be located anywhere in California; Seattle, WA; Portland, OR; Englewood, CO; Phoenix, AZ; Plano, TX; St. Louis, MO

Great underwriters know how to balance data analytics with human intuition. If you like both quantitative and qualitative reasoning, enjoy the challenge and autonomy of managing your own accounts-at a company that offers competitive compensation and benefits, then consider joining the underwriting department at Liberty Mutual. As a Custom Underwriter in casualty insurance, you'll develop, grow and maintain a multi-line book of business while working closely with agents and brokers through frequent travel and agency visits to assess risks, determine premiums, set conditions and negotiate in order to ensure profitability and meet business goals.

We encourage you to apply and bring your expertise if you're a:

Problem solver: You'll crunch the numbers and review the data to determine risk selection, premiums, policies and conditions, as well as identify opportunities for improved growth, profit and diversification
Strategic Account Manager: As part of your portfolio strategy, you'll ensure a profitable book of Property and Casualty insurance by writing new accounts with premiums of $25,000 and above, growing successful agent and broker relationships and pursuing renewals
Conscientious professional: Understanding that the deal isn't done until the paperwork is signed, you'll document and compile comprehensive account reviews, state-compliant sign-offs and referrals, letters of authority and underwriting guidelines
Clear communicator: You'll maintain and nurture successful relationships with agents and brokers, while presenting proposals, negotiating deals and obtaining approvals
Collaborative teammate: Contributing to overall team success, you'll mentor underwriters in both technical and professional skills, as well as share best practices and identify opportunities for continuous improvement

What you've got:


2-5+ years of commercial underwriting experience

Preferred experience with loss control/risk engineering


Analytical, problem-solving capabilities

Strong territory management skills

Excellent communication skills

An aptitude for building rewarding relationships with agents and brokers, peer underwriters, account analysts and junior underwriters


Command of insurance finance and actuarial concepts

Thorough knowledge of commercial insurance products, underwriting, risk selection, pricing and marketplaces, as well as regulatory issues in relevant territories

Understanding of contract language, including regulatory and policy differences among applicable states

Familiarity with continuous improvement processes and tools


A bachelor's degree in a related field

Professional insurance designations (currently or in process)