kCura are the developers of Relativity, an e-discovery platform used by more than 12,000 organizations to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. Relativity has over 150,000 active users in 40+ countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 70 Fortune 100 companies, and more than 195 of the Am Law 200. Corporations, law firms, and government agencies use Relativity on-premises, in the cloud, or as a hybrid platform—with hosted, on-demand solutions available through a global network of partners. As a platform, Relativity also allows developers to design, build, and integrate applications that extend its functionality. kCura has been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for six consecutive years and received the CityLIGHTS Lighthouse Award from the Illinois Technology Association in 2016. Please visit http://www.kcura.com for more information.

Systems Administrator at kCura

 kCura is a global company with team members who are driven by our customers to build exceptional software for them to use every day. Our product, called Relativity, handles large volumes of data and helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies solve their own unique data problems.


The way we work together is centered on our core values of collaborating, communicating, pushing to exceed expectations (even our own), being humble, and having fun while we do it. We enjoy ourselves, give back, and work (and play) hard together. If this sounds like the place for you, check out the details of this position below.


The Systems Adminsitrator role at kCura focuses on the infrastructure, applications, and tools used by the Product Development department. As a member of the IT-DevOps team, the role assists in the implementation, maintenance, and improvement of our expanding SDLC infrastructure. The role will provide support to all Development teams.

  • Work closely with the Development teams to better understand the
  • development processes and workflows
  • Provide operational support to Development teams.
  • Analyze infrastructure, applications, and tools used by Development
  • teams and recommend changes to improve processes and performance
  • Assist in forecasting future IT infrastructure needs by knowing past and
  • current infrastructure demand and knowing how Development teams’ roadmaps
  • will affect infrastructure demand.
  • Keep on top of industry trends and technology, both on the development
  • side and the more traditional IT side

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years in an IT System Administrator role directly supporting software
  • development
  • Proven scripting experience (PowerShell, Python, Ruby)
  • Experience administering both Windows and Linux servers
  • Familiarity with virtualization concepts
  • Familiarity with cloud-based technologies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to
  • communicate difficult technical concepts in a straight-forward, simple manner
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor when things are going wrong in order
  • to troubleshoot issues effectively

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with continuous integration or continuous deployment
  • processes
  • Experience with source code repositories, automated deployment, and
  • automated testing (Bitbucket and Jenkins a plus)
  • Hands-on experience with virtualization, VMware or Hyper-V a plus · Hands-on experience with cloud-based technologies, Azure a plus · Experience with Chef · Experience with Agile methodologies
About Us

Our software has over 150,000 active users in more than 40 countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and more than 199 of the Am Law 200. We have grown significantly over the last several years and continue striving to build software that helps solve our customers’ toughest e-discovery and unstructured data challenges.


If you’re ready to grow with us, we’d love to hear from you.

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Ask us “why kCura?”—we say, “our people.” kCura is a team of passionate tech and business geeks solving data challenges, big and small. We are grounded in our community, living our core values from day one. What else makes us stand out? Clear communication: check. Accountability: check. Professional growth: check. Killer Queen: check.

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