Principal Software Engineer
Principal Software Engineer
Principal Software Engineer
Req ID
Hyderabad, India;
Work arrangement(s)
Hybrid (works from home and New Relic office throughout the week)
Your opportunity

We’re looking for a Principal Engineer to head our industry-leading Application Performance Monitoring (APM) team.

This job is a formative career opportunity to drive the innovation and growth of our APM product. New Relic is widely recognized as the best APM product in the market and you’ll be responsible for building the next generation of APM tools. You’ll be working closely with the entire New Relic platform to drive system performance, scalability of systems, and insights for customers.

This role is ideal for a UI architect with experience building scalable, extensible experiences and a passion for solving hard engineering problems, who enjoys working across teams to realize their vision. You will find this role to have a direct impact on hundreds of thousands of engineers across the world.

What you'll do

You will drive the architecture for APM at New Relic in partnership with Engineering leaders throughout the organization. Focus areas include:

  • Evolve the platform for APM in areas like application profiling, AI integration, component architecture, and system design.

  • Design and develop platform architecture to enable teams with reusability, extensibility and automation.

  • Be hands-on where vital.

  • Coordinate the progress of engineering teams to ensure consistency with design while providing technical mentorship to the engineers.

  • Collaborate on product strategy & roadmap to solve customer problems, drive greater user adoption, and product differentiation.

This role requires
  • BS/BA degree required in Computer Science or Engineering or applicable work experience

  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience in Product Engineering building large-scale UI systems that are maintainable and scale.
  • Passion for operational excellence.
  • Prior experience with monitoring tools as a builder.
  • Ability to balance technical debt reduction with innovation.
Bonus points if you have
  • Experience with OpenTelemetry

  • Experience with AI integration

  • Experience with design systems that integrate 3rd party code and components

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.
Our hiring process

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

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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