Python Engineer at New Relic

Portland,OR,United StatesSep 12, 2014

New Relic

Python Engineer

Portland, OR

Are you a Pythonista with an insatiable curiosity to discover how technologies work and how to build off of those technologies? Does the idea of writing Python to monitor Python software make you take notice? Are you passionate about testing and releasing software that works the first time, every time? Can you advocate for the user and accept no less than the highest quality release candidates? Then you are probably the person we’re looking to speak with!

New Relic is a software monitoring and analytics company. We use big data to monitor software and report back on performance. We’re currently looking for our next Python developer. If you believe you’re that person, you’ll have a good dose of the following:

  • 2+ years Python development experience
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical forethought and insight to help the team plan features and release good code
  • A strong passion for the users and for releasing code that works well and is beneficial to the users
  • Testing, testing, testing. You just love tests and testing, and unit tests are your best friends
  • Insatiable curiosity and capacity to learn new technologies and dive into hard problems
  • Excellence at estimating time for projects

To fast track your resume, summarize in your cover letter what you have done with any or all of the following:

  • Previous Rails experience
  • Previous QA experience
  • TDD
  • WSGI programming and application deployment
  • Asynchronous web programming (Twisted.Web, Tornado)
  • Porting code to Python 3.X and PyPy
  • Python C extension modules
  • Python packaging systems Python decorators and monkey patching Python profilers and debuggers

A little about us:

New Relic is a software analytics company that, on behalf of our customers, makes sense of billions of metrics about millions of applications, all in real time. Our comprehensive SaaS-based solution for web and mobile applications consolidates the performance monitoring data into a single, powerful interface. Our 90,000+ customers use New Relic every day to optimize more than three million applications.

New Relic is a San Francisco Best Places to Work award winner, an Oregon “Top Workplace” award winner, named a leader in the Gartner’s 2013 “Magic Quadrant” for APM companies, a Top 100 OnDemand Company, Best of SaaS (THINKStrategies), Top 100 Coolest Cloud Computing (CRN); 10 Cloud Management Companies to Watch (NetworkWorld) – the list of accolades goes on. More important than all of that: we provide challenging work, opportunities to learn, high quality teammates, a standard-setting product, and a company on the move.

Our office is in the tech mecca of Portland, with easy commute access and a plethora of good eats and great coffee. We provide competitive compensation (including stock options) and big-company benefits (medical, dental, etc.)— all while maintaining the energy, agility, and 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 eagerly seek applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, individuals with disabilities, age, sexual orientation, protected veterans, 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.

To get started, click on the link below. To fast track your application, let us know in your cover letter why this job, product, and/or company is of particular interest to you. We look forward to talking!


Portland, Oregon, 97204


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