Software Engineer - Web Platform

| Greater Boston Area

The company:

At Datadog, we’re on a mission to build the best monitoring platform in the world. We operate at high scale—trillions of data points per day—and high availability, providing always-on alerting, visualization, and tracing for our customers' infrastructure and applications around the globe. Our engineering culture values pragmatism, honesty, and simplicity to solve hard problems the right way. Join us to own significant chunks of our architecture, build systems at scale, and ship to production every day for customers who care deeply about what you build.

The team:

The web platform team designs, builds, and runs high-scale web services and data systems to power the Datadog site, including host and container indexing/search, realtime metric tag search, authentication/authorization, web infrastructure, and much more. 

In a typical week, you might:

  • Solve a scaling bottleneck in a critical service
  • Deploy a new feature to production, progressively rolling it out with feature flags
  • Investigate and fix a production issue from a service your team owns
  • Design a way to scale up a service for more traffic
  • With your team, plan the most important projects to work on next

Requirements

  • You have significant experience in one or more languages
  • You value code simplicity and performance
  • You can design architecture to solve problems at high scale
  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in a scientific field or equivalent experience
  • You want to work in a fast, high-growth startup environment that respects its engineers and customers

Bonus points

  • You've worked at high scale with systems like Redis, Cassandra, Kafka
  • You wrote your own data pipelines once or twice before
  • You have significant experience with Go, C, or Python
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM

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 Demarco

Commercial Account Executive

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 of 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

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
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
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
Online course subscriptions available
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