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Lead Java Software Engineer - Streaming (Remote)

  • 08/19/2021 5:30 PM
    Message # 10942505

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

    We are excited to consider a remote engineer for this opportunity. Remote team members will be expected to work out of their home office.

    Your Opportunity

    New Relic is looking for a highly experienced software engineer to help guide the future of our high throughput, low latency streaming systems that support one of our fastest growing telemetry signals, metrics! In this role, you will serve as a core contributor on product-wide efforts to enable new metric sources and improve platform scalability, reliability, and efficiency.

    What You'll Do

    The Telemetry Data Platform group at New Relic provides the foundation for our products: data ingestion, transformation, storage, and retrieval. You'll draw from your experience to design and deliver new capabilities that make our data platform more open and easier to use.

    As a senior contributor on the Metrics team, you'll be expected to build and maintain data ingestion and transformation services within critical stream processing systems. These services are implemented in Java and leverage Apache Kafka. You will participate in the OpenTelemetry community and drive internal adoption at New Relic.

    We have a globally distributed development organization. Emphasis on written, asynchronous communication is key. You'll need to harness your excellent communication skills to lead creative and collaborative efforts.

    Your Qualifications

    Must have:

    • 10+ years of experience with Java or another similar language
    • Experience designing, delivering, and operating concurrent data processing applications at scale
    • Collaborative and able to optimally navigate dependencies between multi-functional teams within the organization to deliver results
    • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills


    • Previous contributions to OpenTelemetry projects.
    • Experience with observability platforms or other data platforms
    • Knowledge of distributed systems and streaming systems fundamentals
    • Experience in one or more of the following: Amazon Web Services, Kubernetes, Apache Kafka, OpenTelemetry, OpenMetrics, Prometheus

    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.

    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.

    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 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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