Senior Build & Release Engineer - Agent Platform

Paris, France; Madrid, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Nantes, France; Bordeaux, France; Sophia Antipolis, France; Lyon, France;

The Datadog Agent is a software that runs on customer hosts and supports a wide range of platforms. It collects observability data from hosts and sends them to Datadog, where our customer can analyze their monitoring and performance data. As a Senior Systems Engineer you will enable the entire Agent Organization of 100+ engineers to develop and release high quality Datadog Agent releases by improving our CI platform, tooling, processes and coding throughout. 

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: 

  • Support the growth of the Agent codebase and engineering teams by ensuring the test, build and release infrastructure remains reliable and stable
  • Provide multiplatform tooling and improve code workflows to enhance the productivity of Agent engineers
  • Keep the Datadog Agent installation experience simple and intuitive on a wide range of platforms, in particular Linux and macOS


Who You Are: 

  • A seasoned engineer with 5+ years of software development experience
  • Experienced with build pipelines, CI systems, release tooling and Linux/macOS packaging
  • Familiar with at least one configuration management tool (Ansible, Chef, Puppet…)
  • Keen on improving developer workflows
  • Strong in at least one programming language and comfortable with scripting languages (python, bash)
  • Someone that enjoys working with other teams across the company

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.


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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