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Software Engineer - Developer Experience

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Datadog is a global SaaS business delivering a combination of growth and profitability, providing digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring solutions.
Paris, France · Madrid, Spain
Backend · DevOps
Mid-Level Software Engineer
4+ years


Datadog is seeking a Software Engineer to join their Dependency Management team within the Developer Experience Org. This role offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on a rapidly growing product. As part of this team, you'll work on automating the software lifecycle management for all of Datadog Engineering, improving developer experience, and ensuring a secure and up-to-date software supply chain.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Designing, implementing, owning, and supporting key components end-to-end
  • Writing substantial amounts of code and leading architectural decisions for new and existing services
  • Running a lightweight agile process to pace and track work and deliver high-quality results

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated builder with 4+ years of backend engineering experience, preferably in Java, Python, or Go. Experience with developer tooling, developer experience projects, and working in a fast-paced startup environment is highly valued. Additional skills in areas such as Go-Lang, artifactory, testing frameworks, package managers, GitHub APIs, vulnerability management, software inventory management, and code ownership are considered bonuses.

Datadog offers a hybrid work environment, allowing employees to create a work-life harmony that best suits them. The company values diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds, even if they don't meet all qualifications on day one.

Benefits include new hire stock equity (RSUs), employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), professional development opportunities, mentorship programs, inclusive company culture with Community Guilds, mental health benefits, and competitive global benefits packages.

Join Datadog to be part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where solving tough problems, taking smart risks, and celebrating one another are part of the culture.

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  • Design, Implement, Own and support one of our key components end to end
  • Write a significant amount of code, lead architectural decisions for new and existing services
  • Run a lightweight agile process to pace and track what we work on and deliver high quality work


  • 4+ years of experience working on backend engineering preferably using one of Java / Python / Go language
  • Proven ability to own and deliver features in a fast-paced, high-growth startup environment
  • Experience with working on developer tooling / developer experience projects
  • Self-motivated, self-starter builder who takes pride in solving problems for customers
  • Ability to identify customer needs and pain points proactively


Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Education Budget
Parental Leave
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 (Datadog employee resource groups)
  • Access to Inclusion Talks, internal panel discussions
  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+
  • Competitive global benefits

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