Senior/Lead/Principal Full Stack Software Engineer, Synthetics
New Relic, Inc.
London, United Kingdom
9d ago


New Relic is hiring for a Senior / Lead / Principal Full Stack Software Engineer! We are seeking talented and creative engineers to join our Synthetics team in downtown Phoenix.

As part of this product team you will be designing the architecture, writing the code, and, of course, monitoring it all with New Relic Synthetics -

the coolest monitoring kid on the block!

  • Making the process of scripting a browser more fun and less painful.
  • Developing logic to orchestrate hundreds of browsers running synthetic transactions across the globe and ensuring that all transactions are both reliable and properly sandboxed.
  • Figuring out how we can present large amounts of browser metrics to customers in a simple but meaningful way.
  • Scaling our global pipeline exponentially without breaking the bank.
  • What working on this team is like :

  • We are a small and distributed group of engineers with team members in the US and UK. Albeit distributed, we are quite tight-
  • knitted and we work closely with each other to solve hard problems.

  • We are truly a cross-functional team with a wide variety of backgrounds and experience levels operating all facets of a fairly large scale product so there's always enough assortment of work (front end / backend work, ops work, high-
  • throughput ingestion pipelines, etc) that gives everyone a great opportunity to expand their skills and grow in their careers.

  • Everyone participates in an on-call rotation but the team is big enough that the rotation is not burdensome and, when issues arise, we prioritize getting them fixed right away.
  • We are also flexible about swapping weeks because we know life is what happens outside of work.

  • We work closely with product management, technical support, and our design team to make sure we are building the right features to help our customers understand their digital business.
  • How do you know if you're right for this job?

  • You have 7+ experience in software engineering
  • Experience with browser automation technologies such as Selenium / Webdriver / Chomedriver, PhantomJS, Zombie.js, etc.
  • Open source contributions
  • You have production level experience in a modern object oriented language such as Java, C#, Ruby, Python or Go as well as good understanding of Javascript and working with frameworks (React or Angular experience would help you hit the ground running).
  • Experience building products on Amazon Web Services and understanding of operational / uptime tradeoffs
  • A web app or API that you have played a key role in shipping
  • You are comfortable planning and leading medium to large features from mockups to production.
  • You enjoy mentoring others and feels passionate about improving software by constant iteration.
  • Not sure if this is you?

    We are particularly interested in having a diverse team, with a broad set of skills and viewpoints. If this seems like your dream job, but you are not sure if you qualify, apply anyway! We will carefully consider every applicant that takes the time to apply for this specific position.

    We will either move forward with you, find other teams that are good fits, keep in touch for later opportunities, or thank you for your time.

    Interested? Send along

  • Resume / cv with a cover letter that tells us why you are interested in joining the New Relic Synthetics team along with anything else that might give us some insights into your technical ability such as github repos, blog or portfolio.
  • 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.

    Considering that we have multiple opportunities, your qualifications, experience, and expertise will help us determine the level you best align with.

    Having said that, we actively offer opportunities for career growth and development, recognize great accomplishment, and help team members advance their careers to higher levels.

    A little about us :

    New Relic provides the real-time insights that software-driven businesses need to innovate faster. New Relic’s 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 Gartner’s 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.

    We provide competitive compensation including equity and big-company benefits (medical, dental, etc.) all while maintaining the energy, agility and fun of a growing company.

    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 thousands of customers’ means that a criminal background check is required to join New Relic.

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