Advanced Software Engineer in Test - Platform

  • 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.

As an Advanced Software Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for driving customer confidence by assuring the quality of Relativity's current and future core products. The Advanced Software Engineer in Test works under moderate direction of managers and senior team members.

The Platform Team
Relativity Platform team develops core services and extensibility points used by the Relativity developer community. These services are delivered through HTTP APIs and SDKs, which are then used by internal teams, Relativity customers, and ISVs to extend Relativity and create unique products for their customers.

The Platform team focuses on API development, user authentication, service and application management, component infrastructure and other core functions related to a large commercial software application being deployed in the cloud. As a member of the Platform group, you will use modern methodologies (agile scrum, CI etc.) to release these features, supporting the success of the Relativity product and our developer community.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and resolve risks to quality such as software inconsistencies, ambiguities, and defects during the design and implementation phase of software building
  • Write and execute test plans for moderately complex systems
  • Create thorough and organized documentation for test cases by clearly articulating test objectives, steps, and expected results
  • Design and execute workflow, test case plans, implementation points, and test data before development is complete
  • Carry out root cause analysis on advanced defects to ensure causes are being addressed and fixed, not just symptoms
  • Contribute to an Agile team that solves advanced challenges and builds working software
  • Work with senior QA members to communicate unacceptable risks to quality
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and the collection of measures put in place to ensure consistency and improvement in the way we test software
  • Perform regression testing to assure changes to the current release do not adversely affect previously implemented functionality

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Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of the Software Engineering and Quality Assurance discipline
  • Strong problem solving skills, independent thinking
  • Strong teamwork and partnering skills for cross-group collaboration
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Hands-on experience with the latest QA technologies related to their feature set or domain
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related disciplines, or at least three years providing Software Quality Assurance for commercial-grade systems and applications
  • At least three years to five years designing and coding software for commercial-grade systems
  • At least three years to five years writing software that tests software in an automated fashion

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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