Software Engineer - Site Reliability, Network Edge

| Greater Boston Area
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About Datadog:

We're on a mission to build the best platform in the world for engineers to understand and scale their systems, applications, and teams.  We operate at high scale—trillions of data points per day—providing always-on alerting, metrics visualization, logs, and application tracing for tens of thousands of companies. Our engineering culture values pragmatism, honesty, and simplicity to solve hard problems the right way.


The team:

The Network Edge team is a mix of software engineering and systems focused engineers who manage the systems exposing our applications and services to the internet for all products. We build load-balancing systems in a multi-cloud environment that can ingest large throughputs and safely react to anomalies (malicious or not). As a first point of contact in the infrastructure there is a huge focus on building robust systems working with all the different intake teams at Datadog for the different products and providing those teams observability into what happens to their traffic at the edge.


The opportunity:

As an engineer on the Network Edge team, you will contribute to building the Edge infrastructure required for exposing all Datadog services over the Internet, designing solutions that work at scale and with multi-cloud and multi-region constraints. You will work with infrastructure that is essentially the first system traversed by all of our customers' data so thinking of high availability and resilience at every step of the way.


You will:

  • Build robust and highly-scalable network infrastructure.
  • Debug and maintain day-to-day our existing infrastructure, requiring deep technical analysis and working with our cloud providers to solve unprecedented issues.
  • Research or experiment new network infrastructure with the newest features available through our cloud providers or by designing our own solutions when required.
  • Build applications and tooling to help automate and manage the network edge infrastructure in a multi-cloud, multi-region, multi-tenant environment.
  • Work with product engineering teams to understand the constraints of their customers and design ad hoc solutions to support their traffic.

Requirements:

  • You have been dealing with systems at scale processing GB/s of data for 4+ years and know the systems you’ve worked on from top to bottom.
  • You have significant public cloud experience.
  • You have dealt with critical Internet-facing infrastructure.
  • You have worked with load balancing technologies, proxies and with different types of network traffic (TCP, UDP, TLS encryption, DDoS mitigation, ...).
  • Resilience and availability are a cornerstone of every change you make and you know how to build secure systems.
  • Good understanding of Linux internals.
  • You want to work in a fast-paced, high-growth startup environment that respects its engineers and customers.

Bonus points:

  • You have some SRE experience (we are also looking for SREs specifically for that team if it's an area of interest to you).
  • You have some Software Engineering experience.
  • You have worked with Kubernetes ingress technologies.
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Technology we use

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Location

We are located steps away from Post Office Square. When we aren't eating free catered lunches, food trucks & other restaurants are easily accessible!

An Insider's view of Datadog

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Purpose-oriented culture is central to our mission at Datadog. The atmosphere we’ve created fosters healthy competition and support for one another. Open communication across the floor encourages cross-team collaboration, and we’re always pushing each other to be the best we can be.

Mike

Commercial Account Executive

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Currently, our biggest challenge and most exciting opportunity lies in breaking into new markets in Latin America. My team welcomes this challenge! It is exciting to work for a company that is making commitments to gaining different perspectives, and the positive feedback we have been receiving keeps us motivated.

Carolina

Manager, Commercial Sales, LATAM

What does career growth look like on your team?

The skills learned as a Datadog Sales Development Representative will help grow & shape you immensely. While there is a clear sales-focus career path here, growth isn't limited. SDRs are able to explore many career opportunities within the company. We've had successful SDRs transition to Customer Success, Sales Ops, Team Leads & Account Executives!

Madina

Manager, Sales Development

What is your vision for the company?

As a leader at Datadog, I'm personally committed to identifying the best people in Boston and investing in their future. We're a high growth company that prioritizes employee development and career acceleration. The majority of our sales leadership team in Boston has been promoted from within and we expect this to continue as we reach new heights.

Shaunt

Vice President, Commercial Sales

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

As an advocate for the customer, my team solves customer problems, listens to feedback, and ensures the customer is getting the most value out of the different products we offer. We bring this information and insight to other Datadog teams so we are able to continuously align our internal direction with the needs and wants of our customers.

Maura

Manager, Customer Success

What are Datadog Perks + Benefits

Datadog Benefits Overview

Datadog employees work hard to support our users—whether it's developing new, cutting-edge features or helping users master our platform. In turn we strive to provide competitive benefits that allow our employees to live happy, healthy and fulfilled lives.

Check out our offerings for family planning, financial growth, personal development and more at https://www.datadoghq.com/us-benefits/

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Acme Co. provides Subsidized child care.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
We promote a healthy work life balance by giving employees the opportunity to take the time off they need.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Datadog offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees.
Company Outings
We pride ourselves on our fun company outings and creating an outside environment for all teams to interact with each other!
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fully stocked kitchen with unlimited amount of snacks, coffee, and huge variation of drinks.
Some Meals Provided
Catered lunches 3 times a week!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
We work with nearby gyms and have fitness reimbursement benefits for a wide range of services and activities.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Datadog offers
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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