Websites Developer - Frontend

New York, New York, USA

The WebOps Team builds and maintains the public Datadog websites. We use Hugo/11ty, AWS, GCP, Gitlab, Terraform, Serverless, and of course Datadog itself. As a Frontend Developer on the team, you will produce pixel-perfect digital assets, ensuring they are always fast, correct, available, and represent the voice of Datadog. You will assist in launching and expanding static sites, developing design system components, building out new features with our Brand Design team, and improving our Frontend codebase. This is a creative role where your work will have huge exposure and impact – we receive tens of thousands of views in a day.

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: 

  • Frontend development using Hugo/11ty static site generators, Webpack/ESBuild, SCSS, Vanilla JS, Bootstrap/TailwindCSS
  • Build new areas of our corporate sites: new pages, templates, and UI elements using modern frameworks, tooling, and tests
  • Optimize the performance of Datadog’s public-facing web sites
  • Audit and improve site hygiene for SEO and user experience
  • Experiment with and optimize on-page elements and site navigation


Who You Are: 

  • You can build responsive, modern web pages with HTML, Sass, and Javascript ES6+ and / or Node
  • You have approximately 2-4 years+ of web development, working on a large, public website
  • You are fanatical about details: code style, exact rendering, performance, and good design
  • You have experience working with or implementing design systems
  • You have experience with Hugo, 11ty, or other static site generator

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, access to Udemy courses, 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
  • Team outings

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 $81,000 - $131,000, 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.

Your Privacy:

Any information you submit to Datadog as part of your application will be processed in accordance with Datadog’s Applicant and Candidate Privacy Notice.