Sr. Software Engineer

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Position Summary:
Litera is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help grow our development team. You will participate in the full SDLC from preliminary system analysis to testing and deployment. This hybrid engineering role includes building high-quality and fully performing software that meets quality and software development standards alongside a great team.


Who You Are:

  • Accountable
  • Driven
  • Energetic
  • Proactive
  • Smart


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work independently without instructions on most tasks, but knows when to ask for help
  • Comfortable with recommending which modern software development techniques and methodologies to use
  • Comfortable working in an agile environment and have a working experience with agile/scrum
  • Enthusiastic about problem solving, digging into issues and owning tasks to completion
  • Committed to exploring new tools, languages, and techniques on a regular basis
  • Serve as a mentor to the junior engineers on the development team


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 7+ years' experience implementing full-stack solutions to real business problems
  • Proficient in modern technologies and frameworks, specifically Ruby/Rails & JavaScript/React
  • Write clean, maintainable code that is extensible with minimum number of defects
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (PM, QA) to complete tasks
  • Take ownership of product features from estimates to design and development
  • Strong team player who is open to give and receive feedback
  • A passion for technology and thrives in a dynamic environment with a focus on creative innovation over absolute completion


Who We Are:

Litera, headquartered in Chicago, IL, is a fast-growing software company and one of the leading legal technology suppliers in the world. Serving over 90% of the world's largest law firms, our software is used by hundreds of thousands of lawyers every day. As a company recently selected for Crain's Best Places to Work in Chicago, we believe professional development, rewards programs, open communication, and transparent leadership all contribute to a unique and open work environment. Our employees are driven, energetic, passionate, and have the ability to make a direct impact on the future of the company.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • Aha!Management
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • HubspotEmail
    • HubspotLead Gen

Location

Our office in Riverside Plaza looks over the river, is close to several train and bus stops and a short walk away from restaurants downtown.

An Insider's view of Litera Microsystems

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our culture is heavily focused on collaboration and growth, and everyone is approachable, from the CEO right through to the developers. Though I'm in sales, I regularly speak with our customer success, product, and marketing teams.

Abhijat

Director of International Sales

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

The best part of working here has been the opportunity to grow and learn. I started when I was 23 and have had many different roles and responsibilities on my journey with the company.

Nick

Senior Consultant

What is your vision for the company?

At Litera Microsystems, we know that a great culture emerges from the people you hire. We hire the best and brightest, and take pride in taking care of our employees who in return, take care of us and our clients.

Brittani

VP of Human Resources

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

I'm inspired by the talented group of people I work with. One of the many benefits of working with a small company is that everyone has a direct impact on the outcome of our business. There is a sense of pride and ownership.

Kim

Business Analyst

What are Litera Microsystems Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our benefits package goes beyond health insurance, PTO and 401ks. We provide our employees with plenty of opportunities for volunteering, flexible work hours, options to occasionally work from home, snacks in the kitchen and group happy hours.

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