Lead Software Engineer - Imaging

  • Location: Chicago
  • Department: Engineering
  • Work Status: Full-time

Overview

We are Relativity. A market-leading, global tech company that equips legal professionals with a powerful platform to organize data, discover the truth, and act on it.  The U.S. Department of Justice, 198 of top 200 U.S. law firms, and more than 70 Fortune 100 companies are among our customers who trust Relativity during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects.
 
Our SaaS product, RelativityOne, has become the fastest-growing product in the company's history and we have consistently been named a great workplace. As we grow, we continue to seek individuals that will bring their whole self to our team atmosphere.
 
Join us in the transformation of the legal industry and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the practice of law and beyond.

The Lead Software Engineer develops software and leads a team to apply software engineering best practices to deliver high quality, maintainable, reusable, reliable, performant, and scalable software. 

You will serve as a technical liaison between your team and other internal and external development teams to identify and resolve dependencies, to identify, improve, and apply software engineering best practices and processes, and to identify and mitigate risks to the on-time delivery of software.

The Productions Team:
Relativity Productions is a suite of tools that help our customers efficiently Act on the truth they have discovered.   
  
Our suite of tools enables our users to convert native documents to images so they can be redacted, OCR redacted documents to ensure that just the appropriate information is disseminated, stamp documents with metadata so they can be tracked, and bundle it all up in PDFs for easy distribution.  So, whether it’s preparing a set of evidence for trial or responding to a FOIA request, our software helps users get the information ready to be delivered quickly and confidently. 
  
Join our team as we work to add new capabilities and utilize cloud native technologies to support processing millions of documents daily in our SaaS product.  To achieve this, you will build software using a diverse set of technologies including C#/.NET, JavaScript, C++, Azure, SQL, and Docker/Kubernetes.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a software agile team, managing their scrum boards and projects while mentoring new team members.
  • Lead the design of software using abstraction, low coupling, high cohesion, modularization, encapsulation, information hiding, interfaces, and separation of concerns
  • Specify, analyze, and estimate non-functional software requirements
  • Provide input into system software architecture development by working with Staff, Advisory and Principal Engineers
  • Lead the implementation of software using the practical application of algorithms, defensive programming, exception handling, fault tolerance, design patterns, and best practices of Object-Oriented Design and Programming such as SOLID
  • Enable best practices of Test Driven Design and the use of autonomous frameworks and Continuous Integration

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Math or relevant industry experience
  • Experience leading an agile software team, including mentoring and project leadership
  • At least seven years of experience in .NET software development using C# and Microsoft SQL Server, or related technologies
  • Experience working in highly automated test environments
  • Experience designing and developing highly scalable solutions in a cloud platform (Azure, AWS, Google). 
  • #LI-HA1

About Relativity

At Relativity, we live our core values and we thrive on solving complex problems. We’re dedicated to continually improving our product and providing relentless customer service. We seek professionals that will bring their authentic and unique experiences to our teams.   We understand career choices are a big decision, and we thank you for considering Relativity.   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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