Senior Cloud Security Engineer (Remote)

Information Security Portland, Oregon Atlanta, Georgia


Your Opportunity

New Relic’s Information Security Team is searching for a senior engineer with cloud security experience. In this role, you'll collaborate with diverse teams throughout the organization, guiding their adoption and improvement of security practices as we continue to scale our infrastructure and service growth in a multi cloud environment.

We've proven that building relationships and working cross-functionally allows us to do our best work. As such, we value character and practical experience over certifications. This role is best matched with an individual not only experienced managing security in a multi-cloud environment, but also driven to learn and grow.

What You’ll Do

  • Help build and automate security controls across our corporate cloud infrastructure
  • Coordinate and participate in penetration tests of our cloud services
  • Research security vulnerabilities and propose solutions for remediation or mitigation
  • Cultivate relationships with various teams to improve our security culture
  • Find opportunities for cloud security automation, especially around logging and monitoring
  • Mentor colleagues in security and customer facing teams.

Your Qualifications


  • 2+ years of engineering experience in a multi-account, multi-region AWS environment
  • Proficiency in an AWS-compatible programming language, such as Python, Ruby, Java, or Go
  • Some experience with Lambda functions (language agnostic)
  • Ability to work with people with varying levels of technical expertise
  • Experience with the Azure platform
  • Experience implementing AWS Security Hub and related services


  • Experience implementing security controls in GCP
  • Practical understanding of EKS or other Kubernetes implementations in AWS
  • Ability to write and fix Terraform or CloudFormation configurations
  • Capability to perform threat modeling and articulate findings to internal teams
  • Understanding of common exploitation techniques against AWS accounts
  • Any cloud certifications, especially security related

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

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.

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