Lead QA Engineer

| Chicago
At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects.
Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges. If this sounds like the place for you, check out the details of this position below.
As a Lead QA Engineer on the Release Management team your primary mission will be to assure the quality of Relativity's current and future software products. You will contribute to a motivating Agile environment that empowers teams and individuals to engineer QA efficiencies in practice, through process, and with effective tools/techniques. You will lead a team of testers to ensure test quality across the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and removing risks to quality for Relativity's software products
  • Contributing to a Scrum team that solves complex challenges and builds working software
  • Raising the collective QA and Development knowledgebase of a product development team
  • Providing functional and QA expertise through instruction of team members on how to test our software
  • Identifying and resolving software inconsistencies, ambiguities and defects during the design and implementation phase of software building
  • May be responsible or designing, coding, and documenting automated test cases within a defined framework to assure the quality of a functional domain and translating existing manual regression test cases into automated tests
  • Integrating automated test cases in a continuous integration process
  • Defining improved standards and practices for writing software to test software
  • Carrying out root cause analysis on defects to ensure fixes are happening in the right way
  • Ensuring proper communication on risks to quality
  • Improving and adhering to standard operating procedures and the collection of measures put in place to ensure consistency and improvement in the way we test software
  • Contributing to the planning process to establish tasks and forecasts for work to be performed
  • Asking the right questions, in the right way, at the right time to reduce the introduction of quality risk
  • Being an ambassador for Agile QA by practicing principles such as TDD, ATDD and alike

Qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge of the Quality Assurance discipline
  • Excellent problem solving skills, independent thinking
  • Strong teamwork and partnering skills for cross-group collaboration
  • Ability to contribute to an Agile environment that instills accountability
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Hands-on experience with the latest QA technologies related to their feature set or domain
  • Preferable experience with software testing during the build and release phase

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of providing Software Quality Assurance for commercial-grade systems
  • 5+ years of experience in writing automated tests
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math or related
  • Excellent knowledge of testing medium to large software systems
  • Knowledge and experience in working with Agile development methodology
  • Experience in working with the .NET based applications will be a plus
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills

Relativity has over 160,000 users in 40+ countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 70 Fortune 100 companies, and all of the Am Law 200. Relativity's cloud solution, RelativityOne, offers all the functionality of Relativity in a secure and comprehensive SaaS product. Our company has also been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for seven consecutive years. If you’re ready to grow with us, we’d love to hear from you. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
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Location

We’re a community of passionate, life-long learners tackling challenging problems. We care about each other and about our community.
231 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60604

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

"We always have our team members in mind. We treat each other like internal customers, going above and beyond when delivering on any request. These gestures of thanks show our genuine appreciation for one another."

Jessie

Finance

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

"Our colleagues and customers are intelligent—we can learn from them by asking questions and digging a little deeper into the 'how and why' of our software and industry, as everyone brings something different to the table."

Danielle

Certification Team

What makes someone successful on your team?

"Being great at your job means attacking the tough problems in technology and our industry with enthusiasm, and getting satisfaction from making life better for our customers."

Dan

Product Development

What are Relativity Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Everyone starts with 18 days of PTO, plus 11 paid holidays every year.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
RelWOW (Relativity Women of the Workplace), Several Intermural Sports Teams (kickball, softball, volleyball, etc.), Vertikal (climbing group), and many more!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
All full-time employees (non-contract) receive $3,000/year to pursue professional development opportunities.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Life and disability benefits. 18 days of paid time off and 11 paid holidays every year.

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