Senior Software 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.

The Sr. Software Engineer is responsible for delivering results for the Product Development department by; contributing to an Agile team that solves complex challenges and builds working software, rapidly producing high quality code, and being a dependable and highly skilled development resource for peers.

The Sr. Software Engineer performs the following functions, in addition to others, in the administration of their position:

  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis, recommending changes in policies and procedures
  • Encourages pair programming and collaborative design
  • Thinks out loud- consistently communicates ideas to others
  • Provides development expertise to team members through education and review
  • Always open to new ideas and encourages innovative practices amongst peers
  • Works collaboratively with QA professionals to encourage defect prevention over detection
  • May be required to handle technical support calls after hours about two times a year. If Client Services is working on a ticket and they are not able to solve an urgent issue, they will reach out to the level I developer to assist to get the issue resolved

In addition to the above responsibilities, the Senior Software Engineer is expected to display professionalism in the following ways:

  • Maintain an attitude of commitment through outward display of willingness
  • Practice positive interactions - lean on encouragement in place of judgment
  • Impress responsibility on others by displaying ownership in tasks
  • Act in the best interest of the overall team

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related disciplines
  • 7+ years of software development of commercial-grade systems and applications with a proven track record of building and leading successful engineering teams

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
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

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
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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