Software Engineer Mid/Senior - Streaming Reliability (Remote)

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

We are excited to consider a remote engineer! 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 Platform 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


  • 3+ years experience writing software in Java, Python, or Go.
  • Experience with SRE and/or Operations principles.
  • Experience with configuration management using Ansible or Terraform.
  • Proven record of automating operational toil with software.
  • Experience operating software in production Kubernetes environments at scale.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Experience dealing with concurrency in Java is especially helpful.
  • Experience developing services that consume and produce to Kafka.
  • Background working with AWS products including Managed Streaming Kafka and Elastic Kubernetes Service.
  • 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.

We believe in empowering all Relics to achieve professional, and business success through a workforce model called Flex First. The Flex First model allows us to work in a variety of workplaces that best support our success, including fully office-based, fully remote, or a combination of both.

Read more about Flex First and New Relic’s vaccine policy as part of our commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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