Software Engineer – Open Source Node.js Team (open to remote)

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Your Opportunity

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

Do you love making lightweight and efficient applications in Node.js? Want to help software engineers create more perfect software, experiences, and businesses? Are you interested in contributing to and maintaining open source projects?

New Relic’s Node.js Agent Team is seeking a strong Software Engineer to work with the team to instrument, measure, and improve the internet! We love making software that improves the lives of people who make software. Our products help customers answer their most important questions by allowing them to visualize, explore, and understand their ops, application, and customer data.

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

What You’ll Do

  • Delight customers by giving them key insights into their applications through instrumenting key Node.js frameworks and driving improvements!
  • Empathize with customer needs and trade-offs to inform solutions to complex problems.
  • Work with the Node.js community by delivering open source software from New Relic and participating in various open source projects outside of New Relic.
  • Collaborate with team members, product management, and across other language agent teams to deliver the best possible features for our customers.
  • Serve as a Node.js knowledge resource for the organization. Help us stay up to date with the Node.js ecosystem, libraries, and developer tendencies.

Your Qualifications


  • An understanding of Node’s async execution and event loop.
  • 3+ years of Node.js experience in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate solid software engineering skills.
  • Accountable for the software you ship and for the overall success of the team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • Experience engaging in open source projects.
  • Knowledge of or participation in the OpenTelemetry project.

We're looking for bold and passionate people to be a part of our mission to create more perfect software. 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.

Our Office

Our office is in the center of downtown Portland, situated in a thriving tech community in the Pacific Northwest. We enjoy easy commute access and a plethora of good eats and great coffee. We provide competitive compensation including equity and big-company benefits (medical, dental, etc.)—all while maintaining the energy, agility, and fun of a start-up.

About Us

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR) is a cloud-based observability platform that gives developers, engineers, operations, and management a clear view of what’s happening in today’s complex software environments. So they can find and fix problems faster, and deliver delightful experiences for their customers. That's why the world’s best engineering teams rely on New Relic to visualize, analyze, and troubleshoot their software. It’s the simplest, most powerful cloud-based observability platform, built to create more perfect software. All from one place.

Founded in 2008, we’re a global company passionate about 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

New Relic takes seriously our stewardship of the data of our thousands of customers worldwide. In compliance with applicable law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work and to complete employment eligibility verification.

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 a diverse applicant pool 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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