DevOps Senior Software Engineer - Kubernetes & Docker

  • Location: Chicago
  • Department: Engineering
  • 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 Senior DevOps Engineer will join Relativity's engineering operations department and be responsible for engineering a large distributed enterprise solution. They will work with other members of the engineering team and business stakeholders to support the development of products, features and services that drive and evolve our SaaS offering. 


  • Designing and implementing tools and technologies to provision and configure an enterprise software system in public utility clouds with a focus on increasing efficiency and elasticity of deployed compute without sacrificing quality 
  • Provision, configure, and manage compute nodes using industry standard tools and technologies 
  • Contributing to an Agile (Scrum), or Lean (Kanban), or hybrid team to solve the engineering challenges 
  • Producing high quality code fast 
  • Being a dependable and highly skilled development resource for peers 
  • Having a broad awareness of related projects 
  • Advocates and models coding and collaboration practices, reviews team code, and provides team members with feedback and suggestions for process improvement 
  • Collaborates with other dev teams regularly to establish an outbound and inbound pipeline of new (to Relativity) best practices 
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code 
  • Oversees the application environment to effectively run and maintain the technology and recommend any potential technology or process improvements with an emphasis on cloud computing and configuration management platforms 
  • Provide 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     

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of cloud experience (Azure preferred) - Configuration Mgt Tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc.) experience 
  • 1+ years of experience with Docker, and Kubernetes or Swarm 
  • Ruby, Python or PowerShell experience 
  • Experienced knowledge of messaging (MQ) systems and development 
  • Excellent Knowledge of the new technology trends and its applications for the new products in the market place 
  • Strong Problem-Solving skills 
  • Strong teamwork and partnering skills for cross-group collaboration 
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and public speaking) 
  • Full knowledge of and adherence to SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) standards and best practices 
  • Desire and drive to learn and keep up-to-date on technology 
  • Knowledge of Agile Project Development Methodologies 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related disciplines 
  • 7+ years of OOP software development of commercial-grade systems and applications 
  • 5+ years of supporting customer facing web delivered software 

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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