Developer Advocate - Container Orchestration

New York, USA, Remote


We are a team of engineers that translate our real world experience to help our user communities solve problems. With a focus on Container orchestration at Datadog, you will have exposure to one of the largest Kubernetes instances in the world. As an advocate, you will have the opportunity to meet key leaders across the industry, and broaden your impact to the Cloud community at large. This is a unique opportunity to leverage both your engineering and creative storytelling skills to shape the landscape in Container orchestration. 

 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Speak at conferences and meetups to build Datadog’s reputation around Containerization, DevOps, observability, and more
  • Partner with product engineering teams to build compelling demos, and coach internal engineering teams on effective communication and presentation
  • Create developer facing documentation and training materials for Datadog's SDKs and APIs to foster the growth of our developer community
  • Interface with open source communities to drive key messaging in the market and develop new integrations for Datadog (e.g. CNCF, Linux foundation, Kubernetes SIGs, and more)
  • Contribute to the product through feedback (bugs or product enhancements suggestions), documentation, or code

 

Who You Are: 

  • Approximately 5+ years of experience as a software developer, SRE, or other practitioner, with strong experience in container orchestration e.g. deploying Kubernetes clusters at scale in one or more cloud environments
  • Bonus points for experience embedding in engineering teams, writing helm charts, building CI/CD pipelines, and using industry standard tools (e.g. Flux, ArgoCD, Jenkins, Weave, GitOps etc) 
  • Approximately 3+ years of experience in storytelling and creating compelling content e.g. written content, conference talks, leading workshops, live streaming or recording videos, contributing to open source, and participating in community events
  • You have publicly available writing samples, blog posts, demos, or recordings of presentations on technical topics
  • You are comfortable with at least 2 programming languages (eg Ruby, Python, Go, bash) and are familiar with modern infrastructure such as IaaS cloud services and containers
  • You enjoy self driven exploration and education on new technologies and languages.
  • Bonus points if you are already an active member of the DevOps or language communities in your region

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.

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The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $136,000 - $174,000, 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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