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If you are driven by innovation, passionate about technical excellence, and ready to lead a team of exceptional engineers, apply now for the position of Lead Software Engineer at New Relic. Let's embark on an exciting journey of innovation and technical advancements together!

What you'll do
  • Drive the design, development, and enhancement of core features and functionalities of our observability platform, leveraging cutting-edge technologies to deliver scalable and reliable solutions
  • Act as a subject matter expert, guiding and mentoring a team of talented software engineers to achieve technical excellence and deliver high-quality code
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement robust, scalable, and efficient systems that meet the demands of our growing customer base
  • Stay ahead of industry trends and emerging technologies, constantly researching and experimenting with innovative solutions to enhance our observability platform
  • Work closely with product managers, designers, and stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions, advocating for best practices and promoting a collaborative work environment
  • Be proactive in identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks, applying optimizations, and maintaining the stability and availability of our platform
  • Encourage a culture of continuous learning, improvement, and innovation within the engineering team, sharing knowledge and promoting professional growth

This role requires
  • Bachelor’s degree, software development, engineering, or a related technical field
  • 4+ years of experience as a technical lead for a team of at least 5 engineers
  • 8+ years of experience working as a software engineer working in Java and/or Go with a strong computer science background and an aptitude for learning new languages quickly
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, and maintaining large-scale software systems, utilizing modern programming languages and frameworks
  • Proven ability to lead and mentor a team of software engineers, guiding them towards technical excellence, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality code
  • Strong understanding of scalable distributed systems and microservices architecture, with the ability to design and implement solutions that meet performance and scalability requirements
  • Passion for exploring new technologies and finding creative solutions to complex problems, keeping up with industry trends and advancements in observability and related domains
  • Excellent collaboration abilities, with the capacity to work effectively with cross-functional teams, present ideas, and communicate technical concepts clearly
  • Keep up to date with technologies - AWS/Azure/GCP, serverless, Docker, Kubernetes among others

Bonus points if you have
  • Contribution to open source projects
  • Experience working with or building GraphQL schemas
  • Experience building and maintaining high throughput pipelines and distributed systems
  • Experience working on an Observability product, especially in the SaaS vendor space

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