Software Engineer - Identity and Authentication

New York, New York, USA; Boston, Massachusetts, USA


The team:

We develop a platform for high throughput, low latency authentication and authorization for Datadog users. The team manages identity for large customers across multiple data centers handling hundreds of thousands of requests per second while assuring fine grained access control across a complex web of resources.

The opportunity:

We are looking for engineers that want to take on a distributed, high-scale, complex problem area in a quickly growing team. We want to build the best platform for other teams to leverage while providing a secure and simple experience for our customers to manage access to their data.

You will:

  • Build secure and high-throughput authentication mechanisms using modern protocols
  • Help evolve a complex role-based access management schema requiring low latency
  • Own meaningful parts of our service in a quickly growing team

Requirements:

  • You have significant experience in one or more languages
  • You value code simplicity and performance
  • You can design architecture to solve problems at high scale
  • You have experience (3+ years) designing, building, and managing resilient applications and infrastructure

Bonus points:

  • You have experience with best practices around Authorizations and Access Management
  • You have tackled role-based permissions for a large-scale user base
  • You have significant experience with distributed systems
  • You have significant experience with Go or Python

 

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The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $130,000 - $300,000, 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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