Principal Engineer, Cloud Platform Network Architect (Remote)
Principal Engineer, Cloud Platform Network Architect (Remote)
Principal Software Engineer
Req ID
Barcelona, Spain; Madrid, Spain; Oviedo, Spain; Santander, Spain; Valencia, Spain; Zaragoza, Spain;
Work arrangement(s)
Fully Remote (works exclusively from home)
Your opportunity

At New Relic, we provide our customers with real-time insights, so they can innovate faster. Our software provides deep observability across the stack, enabling software teams to solve their customer’s problems, accelerate digital transformation, and make DevOps work easy.

We are looking for a Principal Architect and technical leader with deep domain expertise in multi-cloud network, infrastructure and ecosystems at scale! You will be at the heart of New Relic’s helping to set the technical direction by leading New Relic’s multi-cloud network architecture, global expansion, and edge computing services around the world.

Opportunity to work from a remote office may be available depending on applicant location.

What you'll do
  • Lead our multi-cloud platform, working across both internal and customer-facing teams to design and implement the Next-Gen NR's connectivity between our services spread across different Cloud providers and our customers.
  • Design and develop high performing, scalable, secure and fault tolerant cloud infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with executives and engineers to build and drive a technical vision for our cloud platform.
  • Establish and promote clear architectural standards.
  • Help teams choose the right tools for the job at hand and use the chosen technologies efficiently.
  • Make decisions by balancing challenging priorities across the business and platform groups.
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate: Architects serve as the connective tissue between teams and organizations for all technical matters.
  • Providing architectural guidance and mentoring to multiple teams.
  • Drive innovation by constantly looking at new technologies that aligns with our future state vision and build reference architectures around them to promote across engineering teams.

What your playground will look like:

  • A constantly evolving architecture, with hundreds of containerized services across multiple agile teams.
  • A multi-cloud environment ingesting over 3 billion data points per minute, 150 petabytes of data per month, and accepting over 70 billion HTTP requests a day from our customers.
  • Kubernetes, BGP, Istio, Envoy, DNS, Python, and Go, and that's just the beginning of the technologies in our stack!
This role requires

If you are ready for this job, you have spent years building and supporting large distributed systems in the cloud. You know how to design and deploy sophisticated cloud infrastructures, while also documenting it for others to understand. You keep up on tech trends and learn quickly. You enjoy technical debates while also promoting psychological safety and inclusivity.

  • Validated experience of several years in building large distributed systems along with a curiosity and passion for solving complex problems within a distributed system
  • Validated experience of several years in building and supporting scalable, highly available and secure infrastructure on public cloud platforms like AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Deep knowledge of cloud and containers networking, streaming platforms, and security
  • Solid understanding of modern cloud deployment patterns and infrastructure as code frameworks like Terraform and Helm
  • Ability to set the vision, ambitious goals, and the aim to accomplish them
  • Ability to write code and familiar with common architecture patterns
  • Experience with Agile and post-agile software development methodologies
  • Experience and enjoyment driving large, ground-breaking projects and a confirmed ability to bring disparate technical teams together around a shared architecture vision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate at both engineering and executive levels
  • Ability and flexibility to work across multiple time zones and in a fast paced environment
Bonus points if you have
  • Experience with one or more of these languages: Go, Python, Java, JavaScript or Ruby
  • Experience with telemetry, observability and analytics applications!
  • Valid Cloud Architect certifications

Qualified applicants may inquire about visa sponsorship. This position is to be filled as soon as possible.

We're looking for bold and passionate people to be a part of our mission to help every engineer do their best work, every day, using data, not opinions, at every stage of the software lifecycle. 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.
We believe in empowering all Relics to achieve professional and business success through a workforce model called Flex First. Flex First allows us to work in a variety of workplaces that best support our success, including fully office-based, fully remote, or hybrid.
Read more about Flex First.
New Relic currently has offices in Germany, Ireland, Spain, and the United Kingdom, and based on business needs may approve work in Belgium, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, UAE, and other locations throughout the region. Some of our opportunities are limited to specific hiring locations. Talk with your recruiter about your goals and how we can work with you in our Flex First approach!

Our hiring process

Qualified applicants may inquire about visa sponsorship. This position is to be filled as soon as possible.

In compliance with applicable law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work and to complete employment eligibility verification. 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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New Relic is 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 (or disability), age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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