Director, Software Engineering

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Chicago, IL, United States
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powertofly approved What Relativity Has to Offer:

Relativity's software helps users organize data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. They offer their employees great benefits like:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Winter break (office closed from Christmas through New Year's Day)
  • 401k matching
  • Paid parental leave
  • 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 US Department of Justice, 198 of top 200 US law firms, and more than 70 Fortune 100 companies are among the 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, authentic self to our team. 
    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. We don’t believe in ‘ideal’ candidates, so if you see a job that sparks your interest, go for it. Wherever you’re from, however you identify, and whatever experience you have, you can belong at Relativity.  

    The Director, Software Engineering is the leader among leaders for the Data Transfer engineering vertical. They role model passion, accountability and creativity while leading an inclusive and diverse engineering organization in solving big data challenges.  

    The Data Transfer team builds the products and technologies for moving data into and out of Relativity: we build the products for migrating on-premise customers to our cloud product; we acquire data that exists outside of the Relativity ecosystem for our clients by hooking into third party sources of structured and unstructured data; and we build the APIs and services that enable importing and exporting across all of Relativity’s workflows. We live and thrive in an ecosystem of petabytes of data. 

    Build High Performing Teams
    • Champion inclusion and diversity 
    • Lead the leaders of productive, accountable, and passionate engineering teams that thrive on solving complex problems for our clients 
    • Identify and recruit world-class talent 
    Provide Clarity from Ambiguity
    • Partner with your peer in Product Management in the creation of a vision for winning 
    • Translate business objectives into strategy and communicate it clearly to your teams 
    • Become an expert in the Data Transfer domain 
    • Innovate and create solutions for advancing
    • Own the execution of your teams over the next 6+ months 
    • Reinforce a culture of agile development and continuous delivery 
    • Lead the development of a secure, performant and scalable architecture 
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science or related disciplines 
    • 10+ years of experience managing software product development teams 
    • 10+ years of software development of commercial-grade systems and applications with a proven track record of building and leading successful engineering teams 
    • Experience managing remote teams or individual staff in remote locations is a plus 
    • Excellent knowledge of the software engineering discipline, including fault-tolerant, high-performance, cloud-native systems in a big data world 
    • Strong teamwork and partnering skills for cross-group collaboration 
    • A leader among leaders who can motivate, instill accountability and achieve results 
    • Ability to perform under the pressure and optimize the team's resources to attain the business goals 
    • In depth knowledge of agile product development methodologies 
    • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communications skills for technical and non-technical audiences 
    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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    Director, Software Engineering