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Software Engineer with Systems Depth



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

Datadog's Software Engineers with Systems depth leverage their experience with systems and tooling to build software that ensures Datadog remains reliable, performant, and secure.

For this track, their Software Engineering experience may resemble the Distributed Systems track, but is typically applied in combination with their systems experience to build and run internal platforms and tools that our products are built on. These people typically have deep experience building and managing large cloud infrastructure deployments, or leading reliability efforts for orgs similar to ours, or building release machinery to allow hundreds or thousands of devs to do their jobs without stepping on each others' toes.

The systems and tooling where they may have experience depth may include (but not limited to): bazel, build tooling, cassandra, CDN, chef, configuration management, container orchestration, consul, docker, elasticsearch envoy, haproxy, kafka, kubernetes, load balancing, network architecture, postgres, redis, release management, RPC frameworks, service discovery, spinnaker, terraform, zookeeper.

This job is available in various departments within our company; to conform to US export control regulations, some of these roles may require candidates to be eligible for any required authorizations from the US government.


Datadog offers a competitive salary and 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.

The reasonably estimated yearly salary for this role at Datadog is:
$130,000$300,000 USD

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.

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