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Software Engineer Mid-Level (Hybrid in Chicago or Madison)

Company: Nextpoint
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Nextpoint ( is seeking a talented Software Engineer within Application Development who will join us in building the next generation of SaaS litigation technologies. At Nextpoint, Software Engineers play a critical role in the delivery of cloud-based solutions critical to our clients' success. The role embeds you with a motivated development team where you will be identifying, planning, and executing tasks that deliver real value to our clients. You'll play multiple roles and contribute to our mission: delivering software solutions to increase our clients' command of their data. The right candidate will be well-versed in object oriented programming, have an analytical approach, and be both a great individual contributor and team member. Ruby, Python, Java, and knowledge of AWS are a must.
We prefer a candidate who lives in Chicago, IL or Madison, WI who is interested in a Hybrid schedule.
A typical day:

  • Build new tools and solutions to enable client self-service
  • Design and develop high quality, efficient software
  • Employ best practice development techniques
  • Seek ways to push and improve Nextpoint development processes, introducing new methods +/- technologies
  • Identify and track meaningful metrics, not just pretty graphs. Apply the scientific method - set meaningful hypotheses This is who we want to work with:
    • You communicate well with others, working iteratively to interpret and execute diverse project requirements.
    • You take great pride in your work and your own continued learning.
    • You have ideas and the confidence to contribute.
    • You have the ability to conceive of an idea and carry it all the way through to implementation.
    • You are not afraid to handle time-critical tasks.
    • You go the extra mile to assist and improve both the systems you support and the co-workers you build them with. What's in it for you?
      • An awesome team.
      • You'll learn a ton. Guaranteed.
      • An environment that encourages self-improvement and learning.
      • The opportunity to make a real and direct impact.
      • A workplace that stresses respect, listening, and teamwork; where individuals are valued and heard.
      • Work/life balance. We do the majority of our deploys during business hours, and we understand that you'll need to schedule appointments during the day at times. Qualifications:
        This position is open to candidates with 2-4+ years of experience.
        • Self-motivated, with strong oral and written communication skills.
        • Great team member. Take responsibility and work collaboratively.
        • Knowledge of AWS.
        • Minimum of 2 years of experience with object oriented development (Ruby, Java, Perl, etc).
        • Must be legally authorized to work in the US.
        • Ability to travel as needed. Travel may include coming in to the office for events, or going on-site to meet with clients. Who We Are
          Nextpoint is the industry leader in delivering cloud-based services for eLaw. Our market leading software and services help legal related organizations conquer their eDiscovery, Litigation and Admin needs. We do this by providing a powerful SaaS platform with world-class support and engagement teams that help hundreds of law firms across the country manage large data sets, identify relevant information via AI and complex searches, and organize evidence to build compelling arguments to support their clients' interests. Our progressive, customer-focused approach and entrepreneurial spirit has enabled us to remain independent and self-funded and is now fueling our rapid growth. The legal industry is undergoing an exciting transformation as new technologies redefine how data is managed in the cloud, and Nextpoint is leading the way with innovative solutions that meet the needs of this dynamic market.
          Remote/Hybrid Options
          Nextpoint headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois with an office in Madison, Wisconsin and operations in the SF Bay area. The company operates on a hybrid model, with options for individuals who prefer to work in an office environment, those who wish to work remotely, and those who are interested in blending the two. We are flexible and believe that individuals should be able to work in the style and manner that best suits their strengths, life situation, geographic location, and the role and responsibility of the position.
          Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy
          Nextpoint has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy to safeguard the health and well-being of employees and their families, customers, and the community. An exemption may be requested on the basis of a qualifying medical condition, or for religious beliefs, and the company will engage in an interactive process to identify possible reasonable accommodations.
          • PPO Health Plan, Dental and Vision
          • Transit benefits
          • Unlimited PTO policy & paid holidays
          • Professional development stipend
          • Home office stipend
          • 401k plan & match
          • Free in-office lunch every day and a stocked kitchen and bar!
          • And more!
            Our Culture
            We have earned a place on the list of "50 BEST SMALL COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN CHICAGO 2022"!
            We seek out colleagues who are interested in working with high-performing professionals, developing their own professional skills, and seeing the impact of their contributions to our company. We are relentlessly team-focused and customer-centric. Working at Nextpoint is an entrepreneurial adventure. Projects move fast and plans change frequently as we navigate opportunities and meet the needs of our clients. We take pride in having a friendly, open office life that is relaxed and honest. We enjoy spending time with one another in the office as well as outside of work. We are problem solvers, simplifiers, and challenge seekers, but above all we strive for a happy workplace and satisfied clients. We enjoy working on impacting the legal justice system and thinking about how legal, regulatory, and government processes will evolve to address emerging technology and how the technologies we develop impact under-served and vulnerable communities as well as the environment.
            Feel free to check out our reviews on Glassdoor , G2 , and Capterra !
            Equal Opportunity Employer
            Nextpoint is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to foster a diverse work place, actively seeking to recruit, retain and promote people of color and LBGTQ candidates. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. If you are interested in our company we encourage you to apply even if you do not see an applicable job description, as we are growing fast and are always on the lookout for high performing, curious, entrepreneurial-minded individuals to join our team!

Keywords: Nextpoint, Chicago , Software Engineer Mid-Level (Hybrid in Chicago or Madison), IT / Software / Systems , Chicago, Illinois

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