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Software Engineer - Testing Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Boston, MA, USA · New York, NY, USA · Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024

Testing Infrastructure aims to provide the tooling and infrastructure to allow Datadog developers to ship their changes with ease and confidence. Engineers on this team will have organization-wide impact by increasing development velocity and the reliability of our products and systems. As an engineer on a growing team, you will have many opportunities to work on green-field projects and help shape the future of Datadog developer experience.

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:

  • Work on platforms and tooling that enable engineers to run, debug, and test their services across multiple environments

  • Build out a new integration testing platform and tooling to help onboard new and existing tests

  • Improving our visibility into test health to help developers write and maintain effective tests

  • Champion best practices across the engineering organization

Who You Are:

  • You have 3+ years of experience working on services or infrastructure in a microservice-heavy environment

  • You have a strong interest in testing, CI/CD, or developer experience work, and have experience collaborating with internal or external customer teams

  • You have interests that bridge infrastructure, developer experience, and reliability.

  • You have proficiency in at least one of Python, Go, and/or Java

  • You have familiarity with DevOps and resilience best practices

  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • You take a curious and solution-oriented approach to challenges

  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in a Computer Science, Engineering or related scientific field or equivalent experience

Bonus points for:

  • You have experience building out and deploying containerized services with Kubernetes and cloud providers such as AWS or GCP

  • You have driven improvements to testing capabilities and/or practices for developers across teams, platforms, or organizations

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 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.


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.

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. Here are our Candidate Legal Notices for your reference.

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