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Software Engineer Reliability - Streaming (Remote)

Company: New Relic
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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

We are excited to consider a remote engineer for this role! Remote team members will be expected to work out of their home office

Your Opportunity

At New Relic, we're building and scaling one of the largest and fastest-growing observability platforms in the world!

The Streaming Data and Metrics Reliability team is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to help operate and automate New Relic's streaming data pipeline. Tasked with helping to build and operate services that power all of New Relic's products, this team will take on projects that span Java, Kafka, containerization, and automation. A good candidate for this role will have experience working with large, distributed systems, and a passion for automation and performant systems!

The opportunity to work from a remote office may be available depending on the applicant location.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and promote Site Reliability Engineering principles, standards, and tooling, specifically with stream processing in mind.
  • Partner with architects, team leads, and team members to improve the availability and resiliency of our streaming data pipeline.
  • Help reduce operational toil by working with teams to automate their processes.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation for the services your team owns and supports.

Your Qualifications


  • 1-3 years experience writing software in Java, Python, or Go. Experience dealing with concurrency in Java is especially helpful.
  • Proven record of automating operational toil with software.
  • Experience operating software in production Kubernetes environments at scale.
  • Experience developing services that consume and produce to Kafka.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Familiarity with SRE and/or Operations principles.
  • Background working with AWS products including Managed Streaming Kafka and Elastic Kubernetes Service.
  • Experience with configuration management using Ansible or Terraform.
  • Experience using New Relic for service and infrastructure observability.
  • Experience facilitating game days or chaos engineering experiments in large organizations.

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

New Relic takes seriously our stewardship of the data of our thousands of customers worldwide. In compliance with applicable law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work and to complete employment eligibility verification.

We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records based on individual circumstances and in accordance with applicable law including, but not limited to, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. New Relic does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes, and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with New Relic.

New Relic is an equal opportunity employer. We eagerly seek a diverse applicant pool and hire without regard to race, color, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities (or disability), age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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