Principal Software Engineer-Platform-21-0034

  • Location: Remote United States
  • Department: Engineering
  • Work Status: Full-time

Overview

We are Relativity. A market-leading, global tech company that equips legal and compliance professionals with a powerful platform to organize data, discover the truth, and act on it.  The US Department of Justice, 199 of the Am Law 200, and more than 329,000 enabled users 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, authentic self to our team.
 
We believe that great talent is not bound by geography and that what you do matters more than where you do it. Relativity has assumed a hybrid work strategy, allowing choice and flexibility for employees to work either from home, a physical Relativity office location (once safe to do so), or a combination of the two, within certain logistical boundaries. Submit your application to learn more from our recruiters or contact us for more details.
 

Acting as the owner for the modernization of Relativity’s core Platform services including Authentication, Authorization, structured data storage, and more.  This position will act as the technical leader in establishing the vision, technical design, strategy, and be accountable for the technical execution in taking the core of the Relativity system into a service based, cloud native, highly scalable, and ultra-performant architecture that can service billions of records across the world.   

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the R&D, strategy and execution of building a highly scalable authentication, authorization and object storage platform  
  • Advising senior technology managers (CTO/CEO, Engineering Managers & Directors) on technical considerations and design 
  • Acting as the technical leader and mentor across multiple Scrum teams and participate in the engineering effort 
  • Identifying and ensuring resolution of possible technical and client implications 
  • Maintaining a backlog of tools or technology enhancements that will improve the maintainability and quality of the solutions 
  • Encouraging teams to work collaboratively by advising and enforcing best practices when needed 
  • Directly contribute to the design and code while serving as a role model for how software should be written 
  • Promote standards through workshops, knowledge shares, and code walk-throughs 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong technical background, including 8+ years of experience with system architecture and API design and have previously been a Staff, Principal or Distinguished Engineer 
  • Knowledge in building service-oriented architectures, and cloud based distributed systems 
  • In-depth technical understanding and practical experience with two of the three following types of database technologies: Relational, NoSQL, or NewSQL databases 
  • Teamwork and partnering skills for cross-group collaboration 
  • Proven leadership skills and track record of delivering complex technical solutions 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong technical background, including 10+ years of experience with system architecture and API design and have previously been a Staff, Principal or Distinguished Engineer 
  • History of using C# or .Net Core 
  • Fundamental knowledge of Kubernetes and container-based systems 
  • Knowledge in building service-oriented architectures, and cloud based distributed systems 
  • In-depth technical understanding and practical experience with two of the three following types of database technologies: Relational, NoSQL, or NewSQL databases 
  • Proficient in conducting and communicating an evaluation and selection process 
  • Experience implementing redundancy and disaster recovery scenarios   
  • Demonstrated Research and Problem-Solving skills 
  • Teamwork and partnering skills for cross-group collaboration 
  • Proven leadership skills and track record of delivering complex technical solutions 
  • Great communication skills with proven ability to relate with both technical and business professionals 
  • Working knowledge of Agile Project Development Methodologies 
  • Familiarity with these protocols and technologies is a plus: Chef, Azure, OAuth2, OData, GraphQL, SCIM, Kafka, or Elasticsearch

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, and we’re always looking for people to join us on the journey.     Relativity is a team of smart, passionate people always looking to grow, contribute, and make our product and customer service the best it can be. Our team members come from diverse backgrounds with different skills and life experiences—and we love and celebrate those differences. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their full, authentic selves, regardless how you identify.    So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet 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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