Senior Software Engineer- Kubernetes Infrastructure in Barcelona or Remote

New Relic

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Job Description

At New Relic, we provide our customers real-time insights, so they can innovate faster. Our software delivers insightful observability tools across different technologies and distributed systems, enabling software engineering teams to identify, understand, and tackle issues, analyze performance, and maximize their software and infrastructure.

The Kubernetes infrastructure organization is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our group in India. This organization develops and maintains the backend infrastructure for deploying and maintaining hundreds of Kubernetes clusters that host the applications of New Relic on the multi-cloud platform of Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google GCP. The infrastructure components used are open source and team members learn and contribute to them (example: Cluster API).

We encourage async communication and independence, but we also build strong human relationships between team members during our ceremonies or in-person gatherings when possible.

What you'll do
  • Build, maintain, and scale Go clients/projects and their support tools.
  • Contribute to New Relic infrastructure to develop and manage it.
  • Contribute to Open Source and get the chance to grow your reputation and skills.
  • Collaborate with team members to discuss and implement service improvements, and research new tools and services to solve sophisticated problems properly.
  • Ship incrementally and often, helping the team to maintain a constant flow of feedback on its work.
  • Work in an agile environment with a DevOps approach—teams build and maintain their own software, including participating in second-layer support rotations.

This role requires
  • 4+ years of professional work experience in software development and/or operations
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, or education/experience in a relevant field.
  • Hands-on experience coding in programming languages such as Golang, Java, Python, or Bash.
  • 4+ years experience with containerization tools- Kubernetes, Istio, Cluster API, Crossplane, etc.
  • Solid background in application and system programming, and Linux system administration.
  • Involvement in building Infrastructure as Code (IAC)
  • Willingness and the ability to pick up and learn new coding languages
  • Deep understanding of security, reliability, performance and cost-effectiveness of distributed systems on public cloud providers like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google GCP.

Bonus points if you have
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, Travis CI, Circle CI,
  • API design and development exposure with Go programming language
  • Experience in cloud technologies like AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Solid understanding of the Linux operating system and concepts such as virtual machines and containers
  • Active participation in open source development.

Fostering a diverse, welcoming and inclusive environment is important to us. We work hard to make everyone feel comfortable bringing their best, most authentic selves to work every day. We celebrate our talented Relics’ different backgrounds and abilities, and recognize the different paths they took to reach us – including nontraditional ones. Their experiences and perspectives inspire us to make our products and company the best they can be. We’re looking for people who feel connected to our mission and values, not just candidates who check off all the boxes.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application or recruiting process, please visit to submit your request.

We believe in empowering all Relics to achieve professional and business success through a flexible workforce model. This model allows us to work in a variety of workplaces that best support our success, including fully office-based, fully remote, or hybrid.

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, UAE, and other locations throughout the region. Some of our opportunities are limited to specific hiring locations. Talk with your recruiter about your goals.

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.

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 proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, free from all types of discrimination, so our Relics can thrive. We hire people with different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.

Candidates are evaluated based on qualifications, regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, age, disability, neurodiversity, veteran or marital status, political viewpoint, or other legally protected characteristics.


About New Relic

  • Saa S

  • San Francisco, CA, USA

  • 1,000-5,000

  • 2008


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