Information Retrieval Specialist


  • Full Time


Core responsibilities include self-directed research of unstructured data within large document collections, typically in the context of litigation. Experience in Legal Research or Linguistics is preferred.

This is a temporary assignment (W2). The ideal candidate lives in Chicago, San Francisco, or Seattle. Remote candidates who reside in the United States are welcome to apply.


  • Research and master specialized subject matter related to the issues in the legal case
  • Synthesize subject matter input from a variety of sources (case materials, client direction, project lead feedback, internet sources)
  • Learn our proprietary software used in document management and review
  • Test and refine strategic search queries to mine for specific topics or types of documents in large document collections
  • Develop organized and systematic method of working within our established process, monitoring own accuracy and timelines independently
  • Participate in custom-built solutions and process innovations, requiring flexibility and trial-and-error
  • Present findings, suggestions and challenges clearly and effectively to the project team
  • Independent and self-driven problem-solving a must from every team member


  • Experience with analysis of large volumes of unstructured data, either in an academic or professional environment. Data mining, data analysis skills and habits
  • Sharp eye for detail and a practiced sense of order and organization
  • Ability to carry out research independently, in an organized and methodological way
  • Ability to recognize patterns to guide further hypotheses
  • Ability to synthesize information effectively and formally document /report findings
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Aptitude for quickly learning technologies and processes
  • Work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines while balancing competing priorities
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate effectively in a team structure
  • Solid competency in a PC/Windows environment using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)


  • BS/BA or equivalent degree required; JD preferred.
  • 3+ years of eDiscovery industry experience required, direct experience with document review preferred.
  • RCA, or other review tool certification desired, but not required upon hire


  • Duties are performed in a typical office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table. Duties require the ability to use a computer, communicate over the telephone, and read printed material.
  • Job may be required at a customer facility.
  • Duties may require the ability to lift up to 20 lbs.