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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.
Madrid, Spain
Backend · Full-Stack
Mid-Level 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 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

We're looking for candidates who:

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

Datadog values people from all walks of life and understands that not everyone will meet all qualifications on day one. If you're passionate about technology and want to grow your skills, we encourage you to apply.

Join our team and 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

Kubernetes
  • 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
  • Desire to work in a fast, high-growth startup environment

Benefits

  • 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
  • Inclusive company culture, ability to join Community Guilds (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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