Senior Developer Advocate - OpenTelemetry

New York, USA, Remote


As a Senior Developer Advocate at Datadog, you will be a technical leader and mentor who anchors our team. You will own projects from beginning to end, enabling Datadog's community to solve real world problems. With a focus in OpenTelemetry, you will be a key contributor to Datadog’s open-source efforts and interact with technical folks across the globe. You’ll have the opportunity to create content across a variety of channels, from blog posts, to video recordings, to traveling and speaking at conferences and Datadog events.

 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Create content for developers that makes them more effective practitioners of their craft while building trust and credibility for Datadog
  • Find and pursue opportunities for Datadog to partner with and support open-source communities
  • Partner with product engineering teams to build compelling demos and collaborate with our community of open-source contributors to develop new integrations for Datadog
  • Create developer-facing documentation and training materials for Datadog's SDKs and APIs to foster the growth of our developer community
  • Contribute to the product through feedback (bugs or product enhancements suggestions), documentation, or code
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for events, programs, and other community-focused work that establishes trust with developers
  • Builds awareness of Datadog as a technical leader within our spaces we engage

Who You Are: 

  • Significant experience with OpenTelemetry, whether instrumenting an application, contributing to open-source projects, or producing high-quality content and educating others on the topic (and have publicly available samples)
  • Able to establish credibility with developers, identify pain points and gaps in developer experience, and bring feedback to the product teams
  • 10+ years experience as a software developer, SRE, or other practitioner; including building and maintaining production systems 
  • 3+ years of experience as an advocate and / or equivalent experience e.g. skilled at reaching software developers across multiple channels, such as written content, conference talks, leading workshops, live streaming or recording videos, contributing to open source, and participating in community events
  • You're comfortable in large and small settings, and are able to communicate with technical users of all skill levels, from junior developers to CTOs
  • Bonus points if you have experience with tools such as Jaeger, Grafana Tempo, Prometheus, and AWS X-Ray

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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