Agent SDK Engineer

New Relic

Do you design SDKs (or extensible systems) that are a pleasure for developers to use? Have you designed, implemented, and rev'd customer facing APIs? Have you been a dynamic open source contributor? Would you like to make an even greater difference in the open source community? Great…tell us all the details in your cover letter!

New Relic is the all-in-one app performance tool that lets you see performance, through servers all the way down to the line of application code. We offer first class support for many of the popular programming languages and web development platforms, including Ruby, Java, .NET, Python, PHP, and Node.js. Now it is time for us to deliver application performance management to the multitudes of open source development communities.

As an Engineer working on the Agent SDK, you will be responsible for designing and building a lightweight library for use with a variety of languages, across multiple platforms. A key part of your role will be fostering communities of New Relic users and working closely with our Platform and Agent teams. Being able to communicate with a diverse audience is an absolute must.

You may be a good candidate for this role if you have experience in a broad set of technologies and design paradigms. You should be an expert in C, but you should also relish the challenge of interfacing with, and developing in, a variety of languages and platforms.

You will stand out if you:

Have cross-platform experience
Have experience programming in C or a similar language
Have experience in SDK design
Have experience developing web service clients and using or creating RESTful interfaces
Work well as a peer in a small team of very experienced developers.

We’re a very fast growing pre-IPO start-up and we care about our culture. We value:

Work/Life Balance
Engineer Code Ownership

To apply, go to To make certain you get the attention you deserve, tell us in your cover letter how your experience and passion will make you the perfect engineer to build this next level of innovation for New Relic!

This position is in our Portland, Oregon office, in a vibrant tech community and a region with a great quality of life. We offer competitive compensation, pre-IPO stock options, and big-company benefits (medical, dental, vision, life), while maintaining the energy, agility, and the fun of a start-up. We can help with relocation and are open to H1-B transfers

New Relic is most decidedly an equal opportunity employer. We seek applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Note: Our stewardship of the data of many thousands of customers means that a criminal background check is required to join New Relic.