Software Engineer Intern - 2020

  • Location: Chicago
  • Department: Engineering
  • Work Status: Intern


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.

As a Software Engineer Intern, your primary mission will be to help design, write, test, deploy, and support new implementations for the tools that drive Relativity. You will use your technical knowledge to help the team design and write enhancements for the Relativity platform. In this role, you will have the opportunity to learn new technologies and work side by side with experienced developers to solve complex problems. We encourage interns to raise issues early and clearly document your code additions, test procedures, and project results to sharpen your communication skills in a business environment. 


  • Learn and use new Cloud technologies and popular programming languages (Scala, Aurelia, D3, Swift, Node.js, JavaScript, Chef, Ruby, Terraform, Jenkins, AzureRM/ARM, Kubernetes, Docker, C#, SQL, Java, Python, PowerShell, F#, CSS/SASS, WebAPI2) to design, build, and test our web-based litigation support platform, Relativity 
  • Work on scalable and dynamic web system which supports integration with multiple search engines, clustering, technologies, and client component interaction through web services 
  • Learn how to build highly distributable systems composed of multiple database, processing, and web servers
  • Actively participate in the SCRUM process 
  • Troubleshoot issues 


  • Current student, pursuing a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Math or related area of study 
  • Experience with and a passion for web development 
  • Desire to work the Agile development methodology 
  • Effective communicator 
  • Team player 
  • Spring and Summer 2020 internships available

At Relativity, we provide meaningful work for our interns to gain valuable experience in the following areas

  • Writing code in a large code base
  • Learn new programming languages such as C# and JavaScript, and many others
  • Work closely with a team in an Agile Work Environment
  • Enhanced technical skills with a heavy emphasis on testing

About Relativity

Your success in this role will provide you with extensive knowledge of software development and open many opportunities within our organization and beyond! 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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