Director of Staff, Technical Solutions

San Francisco, California, USA

As our first ever Chief of Staff to the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Technical Solutions, you will help manage the Technical Solutions department through the following primary functions: Program Management, Strategic Planning, Operational Excellence, Business Insights and Analytics, and Communications. You will work directly for the SVP of Technical Solutions and partner closely with their leadership team to help the organization grow, scale and run more effectively. 

At Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships and collaboration it builds and the creativity it brings to the table. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our Datadogs can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Manage the operational rhythm of the Technical Solutions department by coordinating and leading quarterly planning processes and recurring staff meetings
  • Be a critical thought partner and catalyst for change, collaborating across the department to ensure alignment of goals and execution
  • Stay close to key operating metrics of the business to identify and raise key focus areas 
  • Improve current processes within the department for optimized efficiency and productivity
  • Oversee and drive strategic initiatives from development through to successful implementation and execution
  • Provide recommendations on how to grow and organize the teams as the company scales

Who You Are: 

  • Seasoned professional with 10+ years of experience and a BS/BA in a relevant field, MBA is preferred
  • Experienced in leading complex, strategic and cross-functional projects
  • An excellent communicator with strong written and oral communication skills
  • A critical thinker with a demonstrated ability to bring data into decision making processes
  • Someone with great interpersonal skills that is able to develop strong relationships across the organization

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: 

  • Generous and competitive global and US benefits
  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan
  • Continuous career development and pathing opportunities 
  • Product training to develop an in-depth understanding of our product and space
  • Best in breed onboarding
  • Internal mentor and buddy program cross-departmentally
  • Friendly and inclusive workplace culture

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 $171,000 - $251,000, 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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