Senior Software Engineer - (Java)

| Chicago

Overview

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.

 

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
  • Being a dependable and highly skilled development resource for peers

  

Responsibilities

 

The Senior Software Engineer architects, designs, implements and tests cloud native software consistently applying best practice software engineering.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Object-oriented analysis (OOA), object-oriented design (OOD), and object-oriented programming (OOP) applying SOLID principles and design patterns in Java or C++
  • High-impact contributions and technical guidance to an agile software development team that solves complex problems to regularly ship high quality, performant, secure software that operates on data at massive scale
  • Maintain and improve a Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery workflows
  • Obsessive focus on quality through comprehensive unit and integration testing and static analysis as well as rigorous test strategy development

 

The Engineer performs the following functions, including, but not limited to:

  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing architecture and design documentation including requirements, test strategies, component, sequence and class diagrams
  • Architects and designs performant, scalable, and secure software to a high degree of quality – not simply focusing on meeting functional requirements
  • Improves the software development process by recommending and instituting changes in policies and procedures
  • Facilitates pair programming to improve software quality and completeness and disseminate design and implementation knowledge
  • Provides technical guidance to team members through education and coaching of best practice object oriented programming principles
  • Germinates and drives new ideas and encourages innovative practices amongst peers
  • Works collaboratively with QA professionals to ensure defect prevention over detection

 

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 interest of the overall team

Qualifications

  • Experience designing and implementing high performant streaming data platforms in a cloud environment, preferably Azure
  • Experience and knowledge using technologies such as Elasticsearch, Spark, Kafka, and/or Cassandra
  • Experience maintaining and improving Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery workflows
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong teamwork and partnering skills for cross-group collaboration
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to perform under the pressure and deliver technical solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Agile software development methodologies (SCRUM)
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Computer Science / Electrical Engineering; Master’s Degree preferred
  • 7+ years of professional software development experience on commercial-grade systems and applications with a proven track record of building and shipping successful software
  • Full knowledge of and adherence to SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) standards and best practices

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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If you’re ready to grow with us, we’d love to hear from you.

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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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