Software Engineer

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powertofly approved What Datadog Has to Offer:

Datadog is the essential monitoring platform for cloud applications. They bring together data from servers, containers, databases, and third-party services to make your stack entirely observable. Datadog makes a conscious effort to ensure their employees at every level reflect the many experiences and identities of the outside world, treating everyone with fairness and without bias so they can belong, excel, and succeed together. Datadog supports the health and well-beng of their employees and families with benefits like:

  • Medical insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Fertility & adoption assistance
  • Pet adoption assistance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Commuter benefits
  • Outings & events
  • Referral bonuses
  • Discretionary Paid Time Off
  • 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.


    You will:

    • 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



    • 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 a strong background in statistics
    • You have significant experience with Go, C, or Python


    We're a community of women leveraging our connections into top companies to help underrepresented women get the roles they've always deserved. Simultaneously, we work to build truly inclusive hiring processes and environments where women can thrive and not just survive.
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    Software Engineer