New Relic

Senior Software Engineer- Java/Kafka (Remote)

New Relic

September 14, 2021


Portland, Oregon or Home Office (Remote) in the U.S.
Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Your Opportunity
We're looking for an experienced engineer to join our Applied Intelligence product development group as a Senior Software Engineer. You'll be embedded in an engineering team that provides a highly scalable, reliable, configurable, and extensible evaluation pipeline capable of 100s of millions of data points every minute. This pipeline can perform sophisticated evaluations on any kind of well-formed time series data New Relic collects.
If you’re ready for this job, you’ll have worked with high-availability, high-scale, production systems. You’ll have a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. You are energized by delivering customer value and developing high-quality software solutions!
What You’ll Do
  • Collaborate with Engineers, Product Managers, and other partners to frame problems within the business and product context
  • Contribute to the product technical design, architecture, and implementation of our backend components
  • Debug and fix problems that come with operating a large scale distributed system including dealing with race conditions, concurrency, and performance
  • Ship high-quality code incrementally and often, balancing operational needs with new feature development

This position is for New Relic Alerts, part of New Relic AI Ops group. Our customers are DevOps, SRE, and on-call teams and our Products help them find, investigate, and resolve problems with their systems faster!
You'll maintain a work-life balance that enables you to thrive by using flex time-off, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, and our DataNerds4Good volunteer time off program.
Your Qualifications
Must-have:
  • 4+ years of professional experience developing software in Java/JVM
  • Experience with Apache Kafka or other data pipeline technologies (Spark, RabbitMQ, Hadoop, etc.)
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, developing and testing scalable distributed systems
  • Knowledge of databases (Postgres, MySQL) and query languages
  • Ability to go deep on the command-line and fix things when they’re broken
  • Collaborative working style that includes colleagues in significant decisions and leads to team code ownership
Nice-to-have:
  • 3+ years of experience developing and operating within a 24x7 SaaS business.
  • Experience with DevOps test and deployment tools (CI/CD, Ansible, Terraform, Packer, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with Groovy/Gradle/Spock
  • Experience writing software for the public Cloud, preferably AWS
  • An ability to reason about time-series data

Please note that visa sponsorship or relocation is not available for this position.
Our Office or Your Office
You will be working with engineers and leaders distributed throughout the world, concentrated around our major offices in Portland, San Francisco, Phoenix, Barcelona, and Tel Aviv. Our global headquarters for research and development is in the center of downtown Portland, situated in the thriving tech community of the Pacific Northwest. We enjoy easy multi-modal commute access and a plethora of good eats and exceptional coffee. We provide competitive compensation including equity and big-company benefits (medical, dental, etc.)—all while maintaining the energy, agility, and fun of a start-up.
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 newrelic.com.
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.
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