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Datadog

Datadog is a global SaaS business delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability, providing a platform for engineers to understand, scale, and protect their systems, applications, and teams.
Paris, France · Nantes, France · Bordeaux, France...
Backend · Full-Stack
Senior Software Engineer
Hybrid

Description

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

At Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships that it builds, the creativity it brings to the table, and the collaboration of being together. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our employees can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.

As a Senior Software Engineer at Datadog, you'll be working on critical tasks such as:

  • Solving scaling bottlenecks in critical services
  • Deploying new features to production, progressively rolling them out with feature flags
  • Investigating and fixing production issues from services your team owns
  • Designing ways to scale up services for more traffic
  • Planning important projects with your team

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Significant experience in one or more programming languages
  • A value for code simplicity and performance
  • Ability to design architecture to solve problems at high scale
  • BS/MS/PhD in a scientific field or equivalent experience
  • Desire to work in a fast, high-growth startup environment that respects its engineers and customers

Datadog offers competitive benefits and growth opportunities, including:

  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Continuous professional development, product training, and career pathing
  • Intradepartmental mentor and buddy program for in-house networking
  • An inclusive company culture with Community Guilds (employee resource groups)
  • Access to Inclusion Talks and internal panel discussions
  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+
  • Competitive global benefits

Join Datadog to be part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another.

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Responsibilities

  • Solve scaling bottlenecks in critical services
  • Deploy new features to production, progressively rolling them out with feature flags
  • Investigate and fix production issues from services your team owns
  • Design ways to scale up services for more traffic
  • Plan important projects with your team

Requirements

Java
JavaScript
Python
  • Significant experience in one or more programming languages
  • Value code simplicity and performance
  • Can design architecture to solve problems at high scale
  • BS/MS/PhD in a scientific field or equivalent experience
  • Want to work in a fast, high-growth startup environment

Benefits

Education Budget
Mental Health Assistance
  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Continuous professional development, product training, and career pathing
  • Intradepartmental mentor and buddy program for in-house networking
  • An inclusive company culture, ability to join Community Guilds
  • Access to Inclusion Talks and internal panel discussions
  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+
  • Competitive global benefits

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