Senior Full Stack Software Engineer - Java/Javascript (open to remote)

Engineering Portland, Oregon San Francisco, California Seattle , Washington Phoenix, Arizona Chicago, Illinois Denver, Colorado Houston, Texas Los Angeles, California Atlanta, Georgia Boston, Massachusetts Detroit, Michigan Raleigh, North Carolina Sacramento, California


Your Opportunity

Join our team in Portland, Oregon or work from your home office in the United States. Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

New Relic is an outstanding place to grow as an engineer. We have a highly collaborative and distributed team of smart, encouraging backend and front end engineers, a wide product and technical landscape to explore, and an abundance of leadership and technical challenges and opportunities where you can shine. We own our product, from concept to operations. Recent work we have shipped include: Proactive Detection, Incident Context in Slack, mobile, browser, PagerDuty, and Infrastructure.

We are looking for a passionate senior software engineer to join our New Relic Applied Intelligence Detection and Analysis product development group. Do you want to help our customers diagnose, analyze and resolve incidents faster? If so then this is the team for you! We are on a mission to change the way digital businesses analyze and understand their production software environment’s uptime, reliability and availability. Our ideal candidate is someone who appreciates Incident Response and can help strengthen the team with their passion for building outstanding software solutions and who is empathetic to customer problems, while being pragmatic about business value.

What You’ll Do

  • Deliver production code through TDD, continuous integration, and modern development processes
  • Be on-call for the services we ship (we own them!), so we’re very operationally minded
  • Work independently and together on a small team of engineers collectively accountable for the reliability and security of the team’s software
  • Prototype and drive new feature development and partner with internal users and engineering teams at New Relic for market validation

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.

In addition, we are looking for a mix of proficiencies that will help make the team and product even stronger by:

  • Being excited about collaborating with Engineers, Product Managers, Designers, and other partners to frame problems within the business and product context
  • Taking on team responsibilities, so things don’t “fall through the cracks”
  • Pushing the boundaries of what the team can achieve
  • Being flexible and desiring to learn
  • Understanding the value of having clear and updated documentation, and having experience maintaining documentation for internal and external customers

Your Qualifications


  • 4+ years of Full Stack Software Development experience
  • Experience building and maintaining systems in one or more object-oriented programming language
  • Collaborative working style that includes colleagues in significant decisions and leads to team code ownership
  • Keen eye for quality. Writes unit tests for all their code and considers what type of automated testing is appropriate
  • Attention to detail
  • Front end development experience
  • Experience with breaking down product requirements into architecture design and implementation
  • An understanding of methodologies and design patterns for JavaScript, complex CSS and responsive design


  • Knowledge of modern Typescript and React
  • Experience with any of the following: Docker, Kafka, and GraphQL APIs
  • Experience having developed and shipped highly reliable, high-throughput backend services
  • Experience with Incident Response workflows

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. You are welcome to work in one of those offices, or work from your home office. 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.

About Us

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR) is a cloud-based 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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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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