Senior Software Engineer - Java

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Your Opportunity

We are looking for a skilled backend engineer to join our Logging team in downtown San Francisco. We're a new team building a brand new product that combines massive volumes of data with powerful, intuitive user interfaces. Are you excited about the chance to build new software starting from the early stages? Ship it to thousands of customers? We’re doing that here at New Relic, and looking for a technical leader who can design such a system, build key parts of it, and mentor other engineers to do great work. We will proceed iteratively, and enjoy significant autonomy, while benefiting from the support and resources of New Relic’s extraordinary product team.

Opportunity to work from a remote office may be available depending on applicant location.

Your Qualifications


  • You have a passion for and have 4+ years of experience working on high-throughput backend services.
  • You have proficiency coding in Java.
  • You are a strong technical leader and mentor on a collaborative team.
  • You are capable of working throughout the software stack, data tier to UI tier.
  • You have built resilient and scalable software that runs 24x7.


  • You have worked on modern software components such as Kafka, Elastic, Kubernetes, AWS, Azure, etc.
  • You are self-motivated, able to work independently with a teamwork mentality, learn quickly, and demonstrate creative problem-solving skills.
  • You have interest on trying and learning new technologies.

Not sure if this is you?

If you don’t exactly match the above criteria, but this position speaks to you, go ahead and apply, and tell us in a cover letter what you will bring to the team. We will be looking for what our new team member would add to our team culture.

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

Our Office

Our office is in the tech-rich urban center of San Francisco, with easy commute access and a plethora of good eats. We provide competitive compensation, equity and big-company benefits (medical, dental, etc.)—all while maintaining the energy, agility, and fun of a start-up.

About Us

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR) is the industry’s largest and most comprehensive cloud-based instrumentation platform built to create more perfect software. The world’s best software and DevOps teams rely on New Relic to move faster, make better decisions and create best-in-class digital experiences. If you run software, you need to run New Relic. We’re proudly trusted by more than 50% of the Fortune 100.

Founded in 2008, we’re a global company focused on 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.

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 applicants of diverse background 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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