Senior QA Analyst - Processing

| 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 Senior Quality Assurance Analyst, you will be responsible for driving customer confidence by assuring the quality of Relativity’s current and future core products. With that, you will be involved in defining, developing and implementing quality assurance practices, procedures and test plans and guiding teams to develop the best software.
The Processing Team:
Relativity's "Processing" product is the fastest way to feed terabytes of complex and abstract data into the Relativity's Review platform. As part of the processing team, you will be dealing with the unique challenge of processing an incredibly diverse set of documents, a tremendous amount of data and do very complicated data extraction at blazing speeds. If an opportunity to deal with big-data, to solve complex scalability challenges, and to learn a distinct set of technologies on a secure SaaS platform gives you goosebumps, then this is the right team for you. Quality obsession and customer satisfaction are in our DNA, and we strive to exceed customer's and coworker's expectations. We are looking to add new members to our teams.
Our tech stack includes a processing engine written in C#.NET, leveraging numerous document processing applications, and MSSQL as its database.

Responsibilities

  • Guide the team in creation of thorough and organized documentation for test cases by clearly articulating test objectives, steps, and expected results
  • Collaborate directly with business analysts, product managers, and software engineers to understand system requirements, use cases, and performance considerations
  • Define, develop, and implement quality assurance practices, procedures, and test plans
  • Lead teams and work with the support organization to ensure that root cause of any production or escaped defects is identified and mitigated against future occurrences
  • Perform regression testing to assure changes to the current release do not adversely affect previously implemented functionality
  • Craft, debug, and maintain manual and automated test cases 
  • Execute scope of impact analysis for code changes based on defect fixes and feature stories. Identify key test scenarios based on the changes. 
  • Perform exploratory testing for defect fixes and new features, create and discuss testing report based on the observed behavior and findings.
  • Work with senior QA members to communicate unacceptable risks to quality
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and the collection of measures put in place to ensure consistency and improvement in the way we test software and suggest improvements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of the Software Engineering and Quality Assurance discipline 
  • Strong problem solving skills, independent thinking 
  • Strong teamwork and partnering skills for cross-group collaboration 
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus 
  • 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 
  • Strong manual testing proficiency using quality assurance test engineering techniques, methodologies and best practices leveraging any test management tools 
  • Strong automated test tool proficiency with practical experience on any automation framework/scripting 
  • Two or more years of experience working with database testing techniques and strong understanding of database schemas 
  • Certified Quality Assurance Analyst is a huge plus

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related disciplines, or at least five years providing Software Quality Assurance for commercial-grade systems and applications 
  • 2+ Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process 
  • Hands on experience with tools like Selenium, NUnit, and Jenkins or other commercial automation tools 
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting 
  • 2+ years of experience in CI/CD type environment

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

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We’re a community of passionate, life-long learners tackling challenging problems. We care about each other and about our community.

An Insider's view of Relativity

How does your team reward individual success?

Rewarding success is one of my favorite parts of my role. Formally through annual bonus plans, thank you notes in our HR system and of course through promotions. I also like to submit nominations to be recognized at company meetings and spotlights in department newsletters. We move fast at Relativity it’s nice to slow down and just say thanks!

Jessica

Operations Manager, Customer Success and Support

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

On the Certification team, I develop exams and study content for our end users. To ensure that our exams are valid, I work with almost every team embracing their expertise and industry knowledge into the development process. It takes continuous interdepartmental collaboration to keep exam content accurate as the Relativity platform evolves.

Sean

Certification Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

As an Application Support Specialist, I have increased my technical knowledge in SQL database management, Network Administration, and Server Infrastructure. Prior to coming to Relativity, I had zero knowledge of e-Discovery, and now provide On-site training to our clients teaching them about the various e-Discovery tools Relativity has to offer.

Kamal

Application Specialist II

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We have a semi-annual Hackathon where our engineers get to work on their own feature ideas for 3 days. The ideas that emerge have blown our minds and eventually become part of the product. In addition to design sessions that each team has, we also regularly have Relativity talks. These talks are a great way for engineers to share their experience.

Cindy

Manager, Software Engineering

What are some social events your company does?

Our annual user conference, Relativity Fest, is such a tremendous opportunity to get one on one face time with our partners. Fest draws 2,000 platform users and practitioners from all different facets of the industry and being able to connect with them and hear their stories is extremely powerful.

Michael

Platform Account Manager

What are Relativity Perks + Benefits

Relativity Benefits Overview

We have a great selection of benefits from very competitive insurance plans to fun office perks!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Bonuses are based on a combination of how the company performs as well as how the individual performs.
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. Our office is also closed between Christmas and New Years, which does not take away from your PTO balance.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Tax-free transportation opportunities.
Company Outings
We have our annual Summer Jam (picnic that includes friends and family), our User Conference - RelativityFest, and a holiday party each year.
Game Room
Our Cafe houses ping-pong, foosball, and a variety of arcade games - including Killer Queen (a multi-player game that is one of few in the country).
Stocked Kitchen
We have tea, coffee (including fancy espresso machines), a variety of LaCroix, soda, and many other things. We also have fresh fruit delivered twice a week in our pantry areas.
Some Meals Provided
Meals are often provided during morning or afternoon training sessions. There is also always plenty of leftover food from such meetings that employees can dive into after the attendees are finished.
Happy Hours
Different for each team, but always a great time!
Recreational Clubs
RelWOW (Relativity Women of the Workplace), Several Intramural Sports Teams (kickball, softball, volleyball, etc.), Vertikal (climbing group), Working Moms Group, Queeries, and several more.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
All full-time employees (non-contract) receive $3,000/year to pursue professional development opportunities.
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We also offer a Divvy bike share discount, have Fooda discounts in the office, and offer DRYV Laundry Service for those who have workout clothes that need washing!

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