Application Analyst

  • Location: Chicago
  • Department: Customer Success
  • Work Status: Full-time


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 Application Analyst provides the first line of support for our existing and potential clients. This position has frequent phone and email interaction with our clients and requires the development of in-depth technical product, SQL, network and server knowledge and the highest level of customer service skills.  
On a daily basis, the Application Analyst creates, resolves, and maintains tickets, while working with Application Specialists to resolve issues and escalate tickets to other teams, as necessary. It is critical that the Application Analyst maintains accurate records of all activities and interactions in Salesforce and responds to clients within identified service level agreements. This role will inform management of critical issues regarding personnel, performance, client perception, and project statuses, and work closely with colleagues to ensure consistent, high quality service.

Technical Skills

  • Uses SQL applications and tools to run basic SQL queries
  • Responds to client questions, problems, and work requests on a daily basis
  • Possesses or rapidly develops the skills, knowledge, and experience to capably perform the Application Analyst position duties
  • Passes certification for Relativity Administration (RCA) within 6 weeks of start date

Policy and Procedure Skills

  • Follows appropriate policies and procedures for creating, scrubbing, updating, escalating, transitioning, and closing tickets. Attention to proper detail when coding and documenting tickets is essential for accurate reporting and maintaining historical ticket data
  • Proactively monitors assigned open tickets, contacts customers, and updates tickets on a timely basis, according to the CSOP
  • Works closely and collaboratively with team in the U.S. to provide extended global support hours
  • Provides responsive support to clients during normal business hours, when scheduled for early and late shifts, and as identified for on-call or as requested by management. Early/Late shifts and on-call could be required of the qualified Application Analyst staff
  • Completes all daily tasks and projects as requested, on-time, and with attention to detail and quality
  • Accurately tracks time on a daily basis

Expectations of Role

  • Provides excellent customer service using the communication methods designated by Relativity
  • Is flexible to work any shift, on-call schedule, or other timeframes as needed or requested by management
  • Demonstrates initiative to learn new skills and take on increasingly challenging projects
  • Communicates clearly and professionally, with both colleagues and clients, in written and verbal form
  • Meets identified goals in regards to client service tech support metrics
  • Arrives to work, meeting appointments, web events, and other scheduled events “on time”


  • Customer support experience
  • Client-focused and ability to understand expectations
  • Direct experience supporting clients as a primary contact or lead using phone and/or email
  • Relativity experience not a requirement, but a plus
  • Experience troubleshooting complex issues
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • SQL and Windows platform experience 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • eDiscovery/eDisclosure knowledge and industry experience is a plus
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time

About Relativity

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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