Manager, Software Engineering (Remote)

Posted 30 days ago
Main Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
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Production Engineering is the team responsible for improving cross group reliability through capacity management, cell routing, chaos engineering, and testing in production.

Our team is looking for an experienced manager with a passion for people, and systems, who can lead and mentor engineers as well as collaborate with multiple teams. This position will report directly to a Senior Director and is available to work from home or any New Relic office.

What You’ll Do
  • Lead and grow teams of software engineers that work on the observability and reliability of our data platform
  • Ensure the success of software projects through the planning and execution phases within and across teams
  • Partner closely with product management, fellow engineering managers, and key decision-makers to set up team priorities and roadmap
  • Mentor and develop an engineering team by holding regular coaching and career pathing conversations
  • Provide growth opportunities for engineers by assigning projects tailored to skill level and interests
  • Develop and iterate on processes and practices that keep your team focused and executing efficiently
Your QualificationsMust-have:
  • 2+ years of experience leading high-performing operationally focused software engineering teams
  • Experience leading cloud-focused teams or back-end development teams
  • Consistent track record of delivering high-quality software in regular, iterative releases
  • Ability to collaborate within your own and across departments
  • Experience mentoring and coaching team members
  • Firm understanding of operating distributed systems at scale
  • Familiarity with modern people management practices
  • Experience leading high-complexity projects with cross-team dependencies
Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

We're looking for bold and passionate people to be a part of our mission to create more perfect software. We'd love to have you apply, even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement. What's most important to us is finding authentic and accountable people who feel connected to our mission and values, not just candidates who check off all the boxes.

About Us

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR) is a cloud-based observability 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

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Manager, Software Engineering (Remote)
New Relic