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Engineering Manager I - Fabric RPC



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2023

The Fabric RPC team is responsible for simplifying RPC developer experience at Datadog by providing tested, up-to-date, easy-to-use data plane components for service to service communication. We own data plane communication, RPC libraries & Fabric Proxy sidecars.

We’re looking for an engineering manager to help us lead & expand the efforts of our RPC team. You will own the strategic direction and roadmap for tooling and services that simplify delivery while increasing velocity of Development teams across Datadog.

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.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead and cultivate a team of engineers, including performance management and career development.
  • Shape and drive the direction of RPC strategy at Datadog.
  • Collaborate with our most senior engineers, product managers, and external stakeholders to plan, prioritize, and design the continued development of our platform.
  • Plan the most important projects to work on next while striking a delicate balance between investment in reliability/performance, continued development of the platform, and long-term R&D.
  • Run OKR process to define and align team’s quarterly goals with the needs of the business and community
  • Lead technical and architectural discussions to better understand challenges and problems faced by our team and the engineering community.

Who You Are:

  • You have either formally managed or served as a tech lead for a team of software engineers
  • You have experience driving delivery in a fast paced, high growth distributed environment.
  • You have significant back end programming experience and have architected, built, and operated distributed systems to solve problems at high scale.
  • You are pragmatic when it comes to solutions and technology.
  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in a Computer Science, Engineering or related scientific field or equivalent professional experience.

Datadog values people from all walks of life. We understand not everyone will meet all the above qualifications on day one. That's okay. If you’re passionate about technology and want to grow your skills, we encourage you to apply.

Benefits and Growth:

  • 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 our Community Guilds (Datadog employee resource groups)
  • Access to Inclusion Talks, our Internal panel discussions
  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+
  • Competitive global benefits

Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $187,000 to $240,000, plus a competitive equity package, and may include variable compensation. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Datadog offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, dental, parental planning, and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off, fitness reimbursements, and a discounted employee stock purchase plan.


About Datadog:

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn and Datadog Learning Center.

Equal Opportunity at Datadog:

Datadog is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunity to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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