Lead Software Engineer in Test

| Chicago

 At Relativity, we make great software that helps users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our product is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world – in the cloud, on-premises, or both – to manage large volumes of data.

 

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.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee identification and resolution of risks to quality such as software inconsistencies, ambiguities, and defects during the design and implementation phase of software building
  • Create and cultivate best-in-class code and frameworks to automate the validation of quality within our software

  • Guide team in creation of thorough and organized documentation for test cases by clearly articulating test objectives, steps, and expected results

  • Create and drive acceptance of quality assurance test plans

  • Participate in defect detection and replication through automation, performance testing, and exploratory testing.

  • Design and execute workflow, test case plans, implementation points, and test data before development is complete

  • Carry out root cause analysis on complex defects to ensure causes are being addressed and fixed, not just symptoms

  • Coordinate with QA Leads in other locations to drive to consensus on tools and methodologies

  • Act as an active mentor to engineers to model behaviors and techniques that encourage growth, risk-taking, and results.

  • Contribute to an Agile team that solves complex challenges and builds working software

  • 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

  • Perform regression testing to assure changes to the current release do not adversely affect previously implemented functionality

  • 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
  • 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

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related disciplines, or at least five years providing Software Quality Assurance for commercial-grade systems and applications
  • At least five years designing and coding software for commercial-grade systems

  • At least five years writing software that tests software in an automated fashion

 

About Us

Our software has more than 150,000 active users in more than 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. 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.

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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

Perks of working here

401(K) Matching
Dental
Health Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
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