Senior Director, Software Engineering at New Relic
Salt Lake City, UT, US

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

Your Opportunity

We’re seeking a Senior Director of Engineering to build and scale the teams and technologies of our Observability Platform! This is a pivotal role as New Relic builds out our new Utah presence and team.

You will lead a strategy that powers our existing monitoring products while developing a platform for modern observability.

How do you know if this is the right opportunity for you? You are an expert builder and leader of teams that possess the attention to detail needed to work with some of our most critical systems while thriving in a multifaceted, continuous deployment environment. You are a leader who can nurture an environment of close collaboration both within and between teams.

What You’ll Do

Develop and execute a vision to build or transform the systems you are responsible for within our next-generation platform.

Pioneer and champion new technologies in the diverse observability space.

Assemble and lead a new engineering team in the beautiful state of Utah.

Facilitate career progression of your direct reports (Engineering Managers and Staff Engineers) by providing feedback and identifying new opportunities to help them grow.

Collaborate with Product Managers, Program Managers, and other engineering leaders to coordinate development across multiple teams and groups.

Your Qualifications


Minimum 5 years experience leading engineering teams, including leading managers and architects

Minimum 10 years experience in Software Engineering (including applicable academic experience)

Experience leading teams responsible for deploying and supporting their own systems in a critical, large scale production environment

Expertise with operating highly available systems and incident management

Leadership experience on a highly collaborative agile team

Experience with on-premise and cloud infrastructures, including hybrid environments and migrations across environments.

About Us

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR) is the industry’s largest and most comprehensive cloud-based instrumentation platform built to create more perfect software. The world’s best software and DevOps teams rely on New Relic to move faster, make better decisions and create best-in-class digital experiences. If you run software, you need to run New Relic. We’re proudly trusted by more than 50% of the Fortune 100.

Founded in 2008, we’re a global company focused on building a culture where all employees feel a deep sense of belonging, where every ‘Relic’ can bring their whole self to work and feel supported and empowered to thrive. We’re consistently recognized as a distinguished employer and are committed to building world-class products and an award winning culture. For more information, visit

Our Hiring Process

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.

We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records based on individual circumstances and in accordance with applicable law including, but not limited to, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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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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