Senior Software Engineer

About Heretik:

Heretik is a machine learning solution that removes risks, meets obligations, and realizes opportunities within contracts. Built on top of Relativity, firms are able to extend their favorite e-Discovery tool to corporate transaction teams; enhancing best practices with minimal disruption.

From inception, we’ve prioritized cutting-edge machine learning technology along with workflow capabilities to allow users to take immediate action on their contract data. Whether managing massive M&A transactions, comparing messy employment agreements, or extracting critical data in bespoke contracts, our machine-learning solution reduces days or weeks of work to minutes. The results? More accurate bids, better win rates, larger capacity to manage contracts, and expanded footprints within key accounts.

What You Will Contribute:

Software engineers at Heretik build the tools and user experiences critical to the success of the company. We succeed in continuously delivering high quality features to our clients because of a tight and collaborative development process between our engineers, product managers, designers and stakeholders. 

As a highly-driven senior software engineer, you will have considerable influence over the structure and direction of Heretik’s architecture. You will be working as a full-stack developer using cutting edge technologies and will be provided the runway to grow your skills technically and professionally. You will be expected to wear many hats and volunteer to tackle problems not necessarily in your wheelhouse. 

You have experience providing team leadership in an Agile environment with a proven track record of successful product releases. You feel comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment. You cherish experimentation and exploration with innovative technologies, while at the same time keeping your mind on the task currently at hand.

Required Skills:

  • Expert level with C# 
  • Advanced experience with ASP.NET (MVC/Web API) 
  • Advanced experience with relational database languages 
  • Experience building/consuming REST web services 
  • Experience in Agile methodologies, documentation and testing 
  • Strong problem-solving skills, and strong teamwork skills for cross-group collaboration 
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills 
  • Ability to perform under pressure and deliver technical solutions 
  • BA/BS in Computer Science/Engineering, or similar field of study, or equivalent work experience 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience using client-side frameworks (AngularJS, React, etc) 
  • Working knowledge of NOSQL datastores 
  • Experience architecting production applications for the cloud 
  • Familiar with, or desire to learn machine learning technologies and languages (R, python) 
  • Passion for continued learning and experimentation 
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (VSTS, Jenkins, TeamCity) 

Key Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, intense startup environment 
  • Ability and willingness to mentor other developers as our engineering team grows 
  • Ability to communicate effectively to executives and team members 
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve 
  • Driven, passion for learning, creating things and for technology in general 
  • Comfortable with shifting priorities to meet the needs of the company 
  • High degree of personal and professional integrity

To Apply:

Send an email to with the subject line of ‘Senior Software Engineer.‘ Include why you are interested in Heretik, attach your resume and/or LinkedIn profile, and a link to your GitHub repo (if available).





Chicago, IL


+7 years



  • Vision Benefits
  • Health Insurance Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Company Equity Program
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Remote Work Program
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Company Outings
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Stocked Kitchen
  • Some Meals Provided
  • Happy Hours
  • Recreational Clubs
  • Job Trainings & Conferences