Senior Software Engineer, Site Reliability - Remote

New Relic

New Relic
Senior Software Engineer, Site Reliability
New York, NY or Remote

Are you passionate about standardization, repeatability, and automation? Are you always the person in the room reminding people that this solution needs to work for a brand new installation in addition to existing? Do you often write software to make your life as an SRE easier? Are you a problem solver?

The Backpack team builds tools that ease the operational burden of spinning New Relic up from scratch. We push infrastructure as code for repeatability, participate in the creation of standards for teams to adopt, and write software to automate processes that have long been manual. Our goal is to be able to deploy New Relic anywhere at any time, with minimal involvement from the engineering organization at large.

Examples of what youll work on: - Standardization and enhancements of the New Relic service discovery system - Automation of new data center deployments using infrastructure-as-code and dependency graph data - The annual Disaster Recovery exercise and new data center deployments - Participate in the design of how multiple standalone instances of New Relic work together You could be right for the job if: - You have experience writing Go - You believe in infrastructure as code and have used tools like Terraform - You dont wait for others to unblock you, but instead charge forward and unblock yourself - You hate that DevOps has become an overloaded term because it perfectly describes your mix of programming chops and operations expertise Nice to have: - Experience with Container Linux (CoreOS) and Ignition - Networking expertise Please note, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

At New Relic, we hire people who are eager to contribute to our culture, and we empower them to do just that. We take pride in thinking beyond our day-to-day job descriptions and encourage you to actively seek out opportunities to create the type of work environment that you want to be a part of. What does this look like in action? You should be ready to be a culture add to New Relic and spend ~5% of your time finding meaningful ways to make this an even better place to work.

A little about us:

New Relic provides the real-time insights that software-driven businesses need to innovate faster. New Relics cloud platform makes every aspect of modern software and infrastructure observable, so companies can find and fix problems faster, build high-performing DevOps teams, and speed up transformation projects. Learn why more than 50% of the Fortune 100 trust New Relic at

New Relic is a San Francisco Best Places to Work award winner, an Oregon Top Workplace award winner, named a leader in the Gartners 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 Magic Quadrant for APM companies, a Top 100 OnDemand Company, Best of SaaS (THINKStrategies), Top 100 Coolest Cloud Computing (CRN); 10 Cloud Management Companies to Watch (NetworkWorld) the list of accolades goes on. More important than all of that: we provide challenging work, opportunities to learn, high-quality teammates, a standard-setting product, and a company on the move.

New Relic is most decidedly 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, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note: Our stewardship of the data of many thousands of customers means that a criminal background check is required to join New Relic. We will, nonetheless, consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accord with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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