Senior Software Engineer, Data Platform (Remote)

Posted 4 days ago
Main Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
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Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

We are excited to consider a remote engineer for this opportunity. Remote team members are expected to work out of their home office.

Your Opportunity

As the foundation of the company's products, New Relic's Telemetry Data Platform ingests billions of data points per minute, serves billions of web requests per day, and processes millions of messages per second at petabyte scale. Engineers in this group develop and support the largest multi-tenant observability platform in the world. If you are interested in joining, please be in touch.

We Offer
  • Collaborative, curious engineering teams eager to break down the most sophisticated problems and deliver
  • Work on a product built by engineers for engineers
  • Employee resource groups and values to support a diverse workforce
  • 10 weeks of paid parental leave covering adoption and foster placement
What You’ll Do

We own our software from top to bottom and are directly responsible for its quality as well as its operation and maintenance. Each member of the team shares a pager rotation, so we prioritize work that keeps the lights on and the pager quiet in addition to the work that powers all of our new products and streams of data.

You will be developing automation and services for and operating massively scalable systems. This requires an understanding of the patterns and tradeoffs inherent in building highly scalable and available distributed systems and a belief that observability, operability, and reliability should be included from the beginning.

Your Qualifications


  • 3+ years of professional experience deploying and shipping software in a software production environment.
  • Fluency in a statically-typed, compiled backend language; Go and/or Java preferred.
  • 1+ years of experience with Kubernetes.
  • Experience using the command line to manage, investigate, and fix things when they’re broken.
  • Willingness to be on-call for the software you build and a genuine desire to learn from mistakes.

Most importantly, we're looking for someone who is excited to learn and to seek new challenges, is motivated to be a valued colleague, is not afraid to ask for help, and doesn't hesitate to provide help.

  • Experience working in the public cloud.
  • Experience or interest in DevOps, infrastructure automation, and/or high-throughput software.
  • An ability to work well asynchronously and communicate your thoughts in writing.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request the accommodation.

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

About Us

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR) is a cloud-based platform that gives developers, engineers, operations, and management a clear view of what’s happening in today’s complex software environments. So they can find and fix problems faster, and deliver delightful experiences for their customers. That's why the world’s best engineering teams rely on New Relic to visualize, analyze, and troubleshoot their software. It’s the simplest, most powerful cloud-based observability platform, built to create more perfect software. All from one place.

Founded in 2008, we’re a global company passionate about building a culture where all employees feel a deep sense of belonging, where every ‘Relic’ can bring their whole self to work and feel supported and empowered to thrive. We’re consistently recognized as a distinguished employer and are committed to building world-class products and an award-winning culture. For more information, visit

Our Hiring Process

In compliance with applicable law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work and to complete employment eligibility verification. Note: Our stewardship of the data of thousands of customers’ means that a criminal background check is required to join New Relic.

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